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Senior Airman Larry Sanchez, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, loads a battery into the Andros F-6 robot during a training exercise at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 30, 2016. EOD members use the robot in situations to identify unknown explosives before sending in airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) Train how you live, Wolf Pack EOD perfects their craft
Every assignment brings different challenges, from getting adjusted to a new mission and environment, to training and working with new people. Being in Korea is no exception to this and for one group, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, their challenges are unlike most faced in other jobs. The task of eliminating an explosive is unique and can be
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U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron climb up flights of stairs at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 12, 2016. The 9/11 memorial stair climb event is a tribute to the 343 firefighters who gave their lives during the tragic events at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) Wolf Pack airmen climb to commemorate 9/11
Members of the 8th Fighter Wing came together to pay a special tribute to the victims and the sacrifices of emergency responders involved with the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.Airmen from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, 8th Medical Group and Security Forces Squadron joined to honor New York Fire Department firefighters by
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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Dirk Smith, Pacific Air Forces Director of Air and Cyberspace Operations, provides a briefing during the recent Pacific Rim (PACRIM) Airpower Symposium, Sept. 5-9, 2016 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The PACRIM Airpower Symposium builds and improves multilateral relationships among air forces in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Bringing regional partners together in forums such as the PACRIM Airpower Symposium to address issues of mutual concern enhance the ability to respond to crises that threaten the peace and stability of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (Courtesy photo) Pacific Rim Symposium improves multilateral partnerships
Sixteen Indo-Asia-Pacific nations gathered here Sept. 5 through 9 to discuss multilateral cooperation during the PACRIM Airpower Symposium co-hosted by the U.S. and Republic of Korea.
0 9/09
2016
Every Airman Plays a Role in Suicide Prevention. #BeThere Every Airman Plays a Role in Suicide Prevention
The Air Force is determined to prevent suicide, but you don’t need to be a specialist or doctor to do that. Sometimes all it takes is starting a conversation. Everyone has a role to play. That’s a key part of the Department of Defense’s #BeThere Campaign, which encourages making a difference through every day connections.   “We're sending the
0 8/25
2016
130527-F-FX000-001 Hemp-based supplements advisory
Kunsan Air Base service members are advised to check products they have purchased from GNC on base. The following items contain organic hemp protein or hemp flour and are prohibited for use by service members.   - Sunwarrior Warrior Blend Plant-Based Protein - GNC SuperFoods 25 Protein Plus Probiotic - GNC SuperFoods Ultra Mega Green Active   The
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Corey Holt, an aircrew egress systems craftsman assigned to the 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan, holds an ejection seat still in an F-16D Fighting Falcon aircraft while Staff Sgt. Shawn Layou, an aircrew egress systems craftsman assigned to the 8th Maintenance Squadron, Kunsan AB, Republic of Korea, bolts it into place Aug. 9, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-3 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Units from across the Department of Defense and partner nations send units to Eielson for RF-A to train for contingency operations in a controlled environment stressing joint and multinational integration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel) Kunsan, Misawa Airmen integrate skills to save resources
With budgets under constant constraint and fluctuation in manning, even at home stations, Airmen have to be creative to save tax payer’s dollars while keeping Airmen rested to maintain top performance in life saving missions. Maintenance Airmen from Kunsan Air Base (AB), Republic of Korea, and Misawa AB, Japan combined their skills saving these man-hours and temporary duty funds during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-3.
0 8/09
2016
Default Air Force Logo DOD begins workplace, gender relations survey for active-duty members
About 735,000 active-duty members across the services will be invited to take part in the largest Department of Defense Workplace and Gender Relations Survey to date beginning July 25.
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Airman 1st Class Nicholas Novosel, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, checks pins and moving parts on an F-16 Fighting Falcon during Beverly Pack 16-4 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 25, 2016. The exercise tested Airmen on their ability to survive and operate while under the stress of simulated wartime activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley L. Gardner/Released) Beverly Pack 16-4
Airman 1st Class Nicholas Novosel, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, checks pins and moving parts on an F-16 Fighting Falcon during Beverly Pack 16-4 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 25, 2016. The exercise tested Airmen on their ability to survive and operate while under the stress of simulated wartime activities. (U.S. Air
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Airman 1st Class Ismael Fuentes Moran, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Aircraft Armament Systems craftsman, installs a support bracket for a wing wiring harness as crew member Airman 1st Class Carson Yarborough and team chief Staff Sgt. Dwight  on June 24, 2016 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The team are working with other maintenance Air Force Specialty Codes on a simultaneous double wing replacement. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. David Miller) Wolf Pack maintenance gives F-16 new wings
Airman 1st Class Ismael Fuentes Moran, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Aircraft Armament Systems craftsman, installs a support bracket for a wing wiring harness as crew member Airman 1st Class Carson Yarborough and team chief Staff Sgt. Dwight on June 24, 2016 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The team are working with other maintenance Air
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A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighter pilot gears up in preparation for Buddy Wing 16-6 July 14, 2016 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Buddy Wing exercises are conducted at various ROKAF and U.S. Air Force bases multiple times throughout the year on the Korean peninsula. During the five-day exercise, the joint fighter pilots, maintenance and support personnel integrated on all aspects of the exercise, including mission planning, briefing, execution and debriefing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley L. Gardner/ Released) Buddy Wing 16-6: prepare to sweep Kunsan skies
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighter pilot gears up in preparation for Buddy Wing 16-5 July 14, 2016 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Buddy Wing exercises are conducted at various ROKAF and U.S. Air Force bases multiple times throughout the year on the Korean peninsula. During the five-day exercise, the joint fighter pilots, maintenance and support
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