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  • Fourth of July

    The FOURTH of JULY...even saying it out loud makes me feel good and smile! The Middle of the Summer...baseball....hotdogs...ice cream...maybe a Parade or a round of Golf...BUT always ending with FIREWORKS! Yes, the Misawa Airmen will remind me of the sea fog and fireworks sometimes pushed off to Labor Day...but you'll be thinking of FIREWORKS!
  • 'Living legends' discuss Air Force of yesterday, today

    In keeping with the Air Force's 60th anniversary theme, "Heritage to Horizons," a panel of four war veterans gathered June 14 at the Pentagon Conference Center to discuss the challenges and triumphs of air power over the years. The theme of the discussion was, "The Jet Age: Korea, Vietnam, Cold War." The panel included retired Gen. Hal Hornburg,
  • Operation Air Force in full swing

    For the last three weeks the "Wolf Pack" has accepted follow on forces, but in this case these forces are cadets of the United States Air Force Academy that are part of Operation Air Force. "Operation Air Force gives cadets at the Academy the opportunity to see the Air Force structure in an operational environment," Maj. William McCrink, 8th
  • 2006 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for Kunsan Air Base

    The Bioenviornmental Engineering Flight recently released the 2006 Drinking Water Quality Report. The base's drinking water meets all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Air Force regulations. In 2006, the flight tested the drinking water for more than 70 contaminants. All 70 plus contaminants were well below EPA and Air Force standards.
  • Wolf Pack members receive Article 15 punishments

    Twelve members of the Wolf Pack recently received punishment under Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). An airman first class from the 8th Security Forces Squadron received an Article 15 punishment for failure to go and violating a lawful general regulation, in violation of Articles 86 and 92. The member was apprehended for
  • Airman's Roll Call addresses uniform updates

    This week's Airman's Roll Call focuses on updates to the Airman Battle Uniform and physical training uniform. Air Force officials are cautioning Airmen to resist rushing to commercial manufacturers who have begun advertising the availability of the new Airman Battle Uniform. Officials said these uniforms are not the authorized items provided by the
  • Pride of the Pack: Tech. Sgt Richard Barrett

    Tech. Sgt. Richard Barrett from the 8th Maintenance Squadron was selected as the 8th Fighter Wing's Pride of the Pack for the week of June 18. 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
  • Wolf Pack pays tribute to General Olds

    Members of the 8th Fighter Wing, better known as the "Wolf Pack," honored Brig. Gen. Robin Olds, who passed away June 14, during a commemoration event June 19. General Olds also know as the first "Wolf" and former commander of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing was a triple ace fighter pilot who shot down 16 enemy aircraft during World War II and