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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. River Carson, 8th Medical Operations Squadron public health technician, applies his forehead to the auto refractometer as Senior Airman Kiara Warren, 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron optometry technician, operates the machine at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 24, 2017. The auto refractometer measures the curvature of the eye and allows a scan to give a baseline prescription for eyes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released Can you see me now? Optometry taking care of Airmen
U.S. Air Force Maj. See Vang, 51st Aerospace Medicine optometry flight commander and Senior Airman Kiara Warren, optometry technician, travel from Osan Air Base to Kunsan Air Base to preform eye exams.
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Mun Sung-Hwan, Republic of Korea contractor, guides an excavator bucket into a trench at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 21, 2017. Local contractors were brought to Kunsan to build new aircraft flow-through shelters. These shelters provide a protected area for aircraft to receive fuel and maintenance as quickly as possible during operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) Pantons receive new aircraft flow-through shelters
The 35th Fighter Squadron at Kunsan Air Base is receiving new aircraft flow-through shelters. The project started in May 2016 with a cost of $30 million.“Each shelter is a protected area to concurrently load munitions, hot pit refuel and service aircraft to meet the minimum times required to support a viable close-air support and defensive
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(U.S. Air Force graphic by Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik) Keying in on the front against sexual assault
Every year in April, a united campaign against sexual assault takes center stage to spread awareness and cultivate a society of prevention.This month, several Air Force bases will hold activities and events that put the spotlight on how airmen can stay engaged and continue to fight this issue.“April is where a variety of things are done to bring
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U.S. Air Force and Republic of Korea Air Force members pose for a photo at Seosan Air Base, Republic of Korea during Buddy Wing 17-3, March 30, 2017. This training is a Buddy Wing exercise, a regularly-scheduled exercise that occurs several times a year. It is based on realistic tactical requirements and missions expected of our ROK-U.S. combined and joint forces assuming various threats. (Courtesy photo) USAF and ROKAF work hand in hand during Buddy Wing 17-3
U.S. Air Force and Republic of Korea Air Force members pose for a photo at Seosan Air Base, Republic of Korea during Buddy Wing 17-3, March 30, 2017. This training is a Buddy Wing exercise, a regularly-scheduled exercise that occurs several times a year. It is based on realistic tactical requirements and missions expected of our ROK-U.S. combined
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1 year tour with a 10-year vision Commanders lean forward with new vision statement
In Air Force units, a vision statement provides an ideal state of being or existence in the future that is inspiring and empowering. It creates a context for the future of the organization. Following collaboration among all commanders across the wing, the 8th Fighter Wing Commander at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, recently released the wing’s
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U.S. Air Force 8th Security Forces Squadron members, march in a tactical staggered formation while observing their surroundings during a field training exercise at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 17, 2017. U.S. Airmen work side by side to integrate air and ground operations more effectively in order to deter aggression in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) 8th Security Forces train to defend the base
8th Security Forces Squadron members train to defend the base by engaging field training against opposing forces. Using skills in weapons training, tactical movements and communication, Airmen work together to complete their objective.
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Maj. Gen. James Slife, Deputy Chief of Staff for the UN Command and U.S. Forces Korea, holds up a glass of water for a toast during the Maintenance Professional of the Year banquet March 10, 2017 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Slife, who presided over the event, and members from the 8th Fighter Wing gathered in Hangar 3 here to recognize airmen from multiple maintenance career fields for their outstanding achievements in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) Wolf Pack holds Maintenance Professional of the Year banquet
Members from the 8th Fighter Wing gathered in Hangar 3 here March 10, 2017 to recognize airmen from multiple maintenance career fields for their outstanding achievements in the Maintenance Professional of the Year banquet at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Maj. Gen. James Slife, Deputy Chief of Staff for the UN Command and U.S. Forces Korea
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Seth Rojas and Airman 1st Class Michael Lubick, 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron fire truck and refueller mechanics, inspect a taillight during exercise Beverly Pack 17-2, a no-notice exercise at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 7, 2017. Rojas and Lubick ensure parts are installed properly to keep the Pack moving in support of the 8th Fighter Wing mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) Vehicle maintenance keeps the Pack moving
Mechanics from the 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron perform maintenance on a vehicle during Beverly Pack 17-2, a no notice exercise at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 7, 2017. Vehicle maintenance keep the Pack moving as we Defend the Base, Accept Follow-On Forces, and Take the Fight North.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Reagan Bounner and Staff Sgt. Benjamin Callesen, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew members, transport an Aim-9X Sidewinder air-to-air missile to upload on an F-16 Fighting Falcon during exercise Beverly Pack 17-2, a no-notice training exercise at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 7, 2017. Airmen here are responsible for employing airpower to deter aggression, preserve the Armistice and defend the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) Kunsan tests readiness with exercise BP 17-2
Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing respond to different scenarios and test their proficiency during Beverly Pack 17-2, a no-notice training exercise at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, that started March 6, 2017. The exercise was conducted to increase U.S. combat readiness and ultimately enhance the U.S. commitment to maintaining peace in the
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U.S. Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, walk toward an MV-22 Osprey at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. The Marine aircrew performed confined area landing patterns as part of their training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee) MV-22 fleet conducts flight training at Kunsan
U.S. Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, conduct flight training on MV-22 Osprey's at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. The Marine aircrews performed confined area landing patterns as part of their training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman
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