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GUNSAN CITY, Republic of Korea  Dec. 26, 2006 -- No one can escape the confines of a mall and Gunsan City is no exception. Airman stationed at Kunsan Air Base can check out the several clothing stores and restaurants at the Yest shopping street. Airmen can also take advantage of the Lotte Cinema complex next door. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Stephen Collier) New bus tour helps new Kunsan Airmen see community
It was sort of confusing for Airman 1st Class Joel Rivera. The hongul written everywhere definitely didn't help him much. And trying to get to the bus station would be difficult, except this Airman had an invaluable resource to take advantage of.  Airman Rivera, assigned to the 8th Communications Squadron, is one of the first Wolf Pack members to
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2007
The warrior ethos is the foundation of what it means to be an Airman.  It is a hardiness of spirit, and moral and physical courage.  (U.S. Air Force illustration/Mike Carabajal) Air Force fosters "warrior ethos" in all Airmen
Whether it's the recent changes to basic military training, continual preparation for deployments, engaging in combat or new and better uniforms, Air Force leaders are instilling a warrior mindset in Airmen. That warrior ethos -- the foundation of what it means to be an Airman -- traces its roots to the era when the Air Force first became an
0 5/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo Airmen!
As newspaper headlines scream about the "failure of generalship", and the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) somberly ponders testimonies about the "broken Army", a quiet revolution is underway in the United States Air Force: a fundamental revitalization of America's youngest Service's warfighting ethos. The United States Air Force is commonly
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2007
Staff Sergeant Kamau Joseph, non-commissioned officer in charge of TRICARE, 8th Medical Support Squadron, was awarded a Pride of the Pack certificate May 3 for his stellar commitment to excellence and superior mission accomplishment. The certificates are awarded weekly to the Wolf Pack's top performers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Darcie Ibidapo.)                       Pride of the Pack: Staff Sergeant Kamau Joseph
Staff Sergeant Kamau O. Joseph was selected as the Pride of the Pack for the week of May 7. Each week the 8th Fighter Wing commander recognizes one member of the Wolf Pack by awarding them with a Pride of the Pack certificate for their stellar commitment to excellence and superior mission accomplishment. Here are some of Sergeant Joseph's
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Maintenance professionals honored for 2006
A vocal crowd of Airmen from across the maintenance group and other units across the base honored the 2006 Maintenance Professionals of the Year at a banquet April 27 in Hangar 3 here. More than 400 Airmen chanting squadron slogans at the tops of their lungs seen the "best of the best" recognized for the work accomplished day in and day out keeping
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2007
KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea  April 23, 2007 -- Hip hop artist Sean P performs hit song 'Snap Yo Fingers' for a crowd of more than 150 Airmen April 23 at the Loring Club here. Sean P and the Heavyweights performed for Wolf Pack members as part of a Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Armed Forces and Navy Entertainment-sponsored venue. Sean P and the Heavyweight's trip also took them to several other United States Forces Korea installations, including Camp Casey, Camp Eagle and Yongsan Garrison. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Darnell Cannady)                               Hip-hop artist Sean P entertains Wolf Pack
More than 150 Wolf Pack members were treated to the fresh sounds of Atlanta hip hop artist Sean P and his group the Heavyweights April 23 at the Loring Club.  Sean P and his group, sponsored by Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Armed Forces and Navy Entertainment, kicked off the night with hits "Snap Yo Fingers" and "Do It To It." Before the concert,
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2007
KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea  April 29, 2007 -- International Championship Wrestling star Li'l Nate gets the Kunsan crowd going prior to his light heavyweight bout April 29 at the base fitness and sports center. Li'l Nate is part of the ICW's 2007 Pacific Invasion tour, sponsored by Armed Forces Entertainment, which took the wrestling group to other United States Forces Korea installations, including Chinhae Naval Base, Camp Humphries, Osan Air Base and Camp Red Cloud. The wrestling tour ran from April 12 through May 1.                               ICW wrestlers entertain Wolf Pack

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2007
KUNSAN AB, Republic of Korea -- Senior Airman Johnathon Lavender, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, marshals an F-16 Viper on the flightline here April 19. Maintenance Airmen are the backbone of the 8th Fighter Wing?s mission, keeping the aircraft in the fight. ?The dedication of our maintenance Airmen, keeping their aircraft flying, is what enables us to claim air superiority everywhere we go,? said Col. Preston Thompson, 8th Fighter Wing vice commander and command pilot with more than 4,000 flying hours. The 8th Fighter Wing is currently undergoing an operational readiness inspection to test its ability to conduct its wartime mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Barry Loo)  Wolf Pack proves "Excellent"
The 8th Fighter Wing culminated its 10-month run of exercises Tuesday with the Pacific Air Forces Inspector General rating the Wolf Pack's ability to execute its war-time mission as "Excellent." The presentation, which took place at Hangar 3 on the flightline, broke down and evaluated the four areas of the April 16 to 20 Operational Readiness
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KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea  April 27, 2007 -- Capt. Aaron Jelinek, 35th Fighter Squadron fighter pilot, shows an F-16 cockpit to children from a Gunsan City orphanage during their visit here April 27. The 35th FS hosted the orphanage as part of the 8th Fighter Wing's Good Neighbor Program commitment to supporting the community. The 35th, known as the "Pantons," is one of two F-16 Fighting Falcon squadrons assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Barry Loo.)
Gunsan City orphanage visits 35th Fighter Squadron

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KUNSAN AB, Republic of Korea -- F-16 Fighting Falcons make their way down the runway here April 19. The pilots are being tested on their tactical employment capabilities during the 8th Fighter Wing operational readiness inspection verifying its ability to conduct its wartime mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Barry Loo) On the defense

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