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  • Osan, Kunsan combine for Mammoth Walk training operations

    F-16 Fighting Falcons, A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, U-2 Dragon Ladys, and C-12 Hurons taxi stand parked on the runway at Osan Air Base during the Mammoth Walk training event on May 5, 2023. This joint effort included aircraft from both the 51st and 8th Fighter Wings, the 5th Reconnaissance Squadron and

  • SecAF visits Osan Air Base

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, arrives at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea in a C-37 on March 19, 2023. Kendall met with leadership from United States Forces Korea, 7th Air Force and ROK Air Force for an immersion tour.

  • ROK, U.S. firefighters train together

    Republic of Korea Air Force firefighters and the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department spray water on a simulated fire during a joint training exercise at Osan Air Base, ROK, Oct. 27, 2022. The training was held to increase readiness and build stronger communication between the allied forces

  • U.S. Army, AF train together under ACE

    Osan’s 51st Maintenance Group (MXG) continued their full-press efforts to train Airmen to become multiple-capable by hosting its first integrated sling load training with the U.S. Army 2-2 Assault Helicopter Battalion from Seoul Air Base, Oct. 13.

  • 51st SFS defender receives Bronze Star with Valor

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jordan Locke, 51st Security Forces Squadron flight sergeant, was awarded a Bronze Star medal with Valor during a ceremony held on October 12, 2022, at Osan Air Base. Locke earned the Bronze Star with Valor, the fourth highest U.S. military decoration, for his actions while

  • CSAF visits Osan Air Base

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. visited the 51st Fighter Wing during his Indo-Pacific tour at Osan Air Base, Aug. 12, 2022. The purpose of Gen. Brown's tour was to reinforce the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

  • Buddy Squadron is back for Osan, Republic of Korea Air Force

    The Buddy Squadron program, formerly known as Buddy Wing, has a rich history that ties both U.S. and Republic of Korea Air Forces together. The tradition dates back 20 years and is used as an opportunity to build trust, introduce new tactics and exchange ideas for pilots, maintenance technicians and

  • Osan Airmen win PACAF awards

    First Lt. Nicole Velez-Rodriguez, 6th Intelligence Squadron flight commander, is awarded the National Company Grade Officers' Council (CGOC) Leader of the Quarter for her efforts in the Hispanic Osan Latino Association (HOLA) at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, January 12, 2022. Velez-Rodriguez

  • Women's Initiative Team awarded

    The Women’s Initiative Team (WIT), was recognized for their achievements with the Department of the Air Force Diversity and Inclusion Team Innovation Award at the Pentagon.

  • Sky’s The Limit: Marines trailblaze multiservice ATC program

    When two Marine air traffic controllers (ATC) faced a once in a lifetime opportunity to help safely operate the busiest airfield in the Republic of Korea (ROK), they eagerly accepted the challenge. The task paired Pennsylvania natives, Sgt. Adam Burse, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan,