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Tech. Sgt. Darnell Dobson, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron fire fighter, is coined by Col. Todd “Wolf” Dozier, 8th Fighter Wing commander, for his leadership role during a fire on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 21, 2016. Through his communication and training as the incident commander, he was able to coordinate a plan of action to defeat the fire. Due to his efforts, Dobson and his team saved a 2.6 million dollar building. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)  Kunsan Fire Fighters lauded for quick action
Col. Todd “Wolf” Dozier, 8th Fighter Wing commander, thanks the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron fire fighters for their role during a fire on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 21, 2016. Through the efforts of Tech. Sgt. Darnell and his team, they saved a 2.6 million dollar building.
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Senior Airman Isamar Perez, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, moves an inert munition during the Weapons Load Crew of the Quarter competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 14, 2016. The event consisted of members from the 38th Logistics Squadron, 80th AMU and 35th AMU competing in a timed munitions load. This was the first year the ROK Air Force and U.S. Air Force participated in the event together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) U.S. and ROKAF airmen faceoff in loadcrew competition
Airmen from the 38th Logistics Squadron, 80th Aircraft Munitions Squadron and 35th AMU participated in a Weapons Load Crew of the Quarter competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 14, 2016. The event had several teams who squared off in a timed munitions load. This was the first year the ROK Air Force and U.S. Air Force competed in
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Firefighters from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron, teach a group of children how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation while visiting Okbong Elementary School, Gunsan, Republic of Korea, Oct. 13, 2016. The visit was part of the 2016 Fire Prevention Week campaign, which will run from Oct. 9-15. This year’s theme is “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chelsea Browning/Released) Fire Prevention Week
Firefighters from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron, teach a group of children how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation while visiting Okbong Elementary School, Gunsan, Republic of Korea, Oct. 13, 2016. The visit was part of the 2016 Fire Prevention Week campaign, which will run from Oct. 9-15. This year’s theme is “Don’t Wait – Check the Date!
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Staff Sgt. Kevin Waters, 8th Civil Engineering Squadron Liquid Fuels oncommissioned officer in charge, tightens bolts on a mechanical joint at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 6, 2016. 8th CES members are responsible for maintaining water treatment facilities throughout the base. These facilities provide airmen with potable water so they are continually able to Defend the Base, Accept Follow-On Forces and Take the Fight North. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) Kunsan airmen tackle water curtailment during exercise
Members of the 8th Fighter Wing began receding from water curtailment measures Oct. 7, 2016, 37 hours after they were initiated in the middle of exercise Beverly Pack 17-1.Halfway through the five-day exercise, Kunsan Air Base and surrounding areas encountered increased winds and rain associated with Typhoon Chaba, resulting in increased sediment
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Womens Health Oct 2016 (AF Graphic) Women can prolong their lives by taking these steps
Everyone - children and adults and men and women - should take charge of their own health to ensure they’re able to live a long and healthy life. One of the most important things women can do to maintain good health is schedule an annual Well Woman visit with their healthcare provider.    Well Woman exams help assess individual risks for women and
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Patient centeredness means making sure the patients’ needs and values direct the care they receive. Each patient is different, with individual preferences, and fulfilling that concept of putting the patient first means paying attention to those differences every time. (AFMS Photo) Keeping Patients Engaged is Key to Better Healthcare
Patient centeredness means making sure the patients’ needs and values direct the care they receive. Each patient is different, with individual preferences, and fulfilling that concept of putting the patient first means paying attention to those differences every time.   “What matters is what the patient wants. We have to get away from thinking we
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Military members visit O’Malley’s Dining Facility at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 22, 2016. O’Malley’s Dining Facility is scheduled to close for renovations from Sept. 26 to Nov. 6, 2016, which will allow multiple areas of the DFAC to be revamped, including serving lines, dining areas, floors and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) Kunsan DFAC closes its doors for renovations
O’Malley’s Dining Facility is scheduled to close for renovations from Sept. 26 to Nov. 6, 2016.The closure will allow for multiple areas of the DFAC to be revamped.The entire serving line is going to be replaced. Additionally, civil engineers are scheduled to renovate the bathrooms, dining areas, floors, walls and the kitchen and locker room
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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.
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