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  • Kunsan maintainers ensure airpower readiness

    Airmen from the 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron ensure F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron are ready for flight. Routine maintenance efforts ensure the Wolf Pack is always “Ready to Fight Tonight.”

  • 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,

  • Electronic Warfare: ten years in making

    For approximately a decade, members of the 51st Maintenance Squadron Electronic Warfare section searched for one integral part of an F-16 Fighting Falcon electronic countermeasure (ECM) pod. Not a detriment to mission success, the pod was cannibalized for parts in the interim.

  • Semper Venandi: Osan advances the hunt

    OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – Now home to the 73rd Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Squadron – Detachment 2, Team Osan proudly hosts the newly activated unit, and the first to fall under the U.S. Space Force in the Republic of Korea, November 5, 2020.The transition of Air Combat

  • Mission-ready flight keeps legacy alive

    Dozens of machinery align in multiple rows near a hangar. Some are as big as the Hydraulic Test Stand, sitting up to nearly five feet tall. Some are as small as an axle jack, which can fit on a table, but lift a 30,000-pound aircraft.

  • Hardened aircraft shelters constructed at Kunsan

    Col. Christopher “Wolf” Hammond, 8th Fighter Wing commander, along with leadership from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of the Far East District (USACE of the FED), and Republic of Korean Air Force representatives conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of construction of new

  • United Nations Command honors fallen Korean War heroes

    A rare, solemn silence lingers over a normally bustling flightline. The stillness of the runway temporarily fades as a vehicle slowly bypasses spectators rendering salutes and clutching their hands over their hearts, awaiting troops returning from combat. Coming to a halt, the automobile unveils six

  • Certain Victory: A-10 pilots persevere through COVID-19

    The will to win has been an unmatched factor for one squadron since their early World War II days. Whether flying over the Himalayan mountains into the foothills of China in the 1940’s, or staying mission ready today as the Korean Peninsula’s premier close air support fighter squadron, the 25th