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KUNSAN AB, Republic of Korea -- Senior Master Sgt. Reco Houston, 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron, Fairchild AFB, Wash., poses as a simulated fire victim during an emergency aircraft egress exercise here April 17. During the exercise, fire fighters responded to the scene, controlled the fire, shut down the aircraft and then egress the pilot. The exercise is apart of the greater operational readiness inspection the wing is participating in to test its wartime mission capability. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Barry Loo.) To the rescue

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KUNSAN AB, Republic of Korea -- Medics from the 8th Medical Group use the proper procedures to decontaminate a patient with simulated injuries during an inspection here April 18.  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 Master Sgt Jack Braden.)

Medics provide emergency care

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KUNSAN AB, Republic of Korea -- 1st Lt Mathew Olson, back, assists 1st Lt Trevor Callens don an Aircrew Eye Respiratory Protection System during an operational readiness inspection here April 16.  Both are F-16 pilots with the 80th Fighter Squadron. All aircrew members stop at the 80th Life Support Section to inspect their equipment prior to their flight. Their lives depend on the serviceability and operability of the equipment and the Life Support Section?s primary mission is to ensure the equipment is ready. The 8th Fighter Wing is currently undergoing an ORI to test its ability to conduct its wartime mission. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Barry Loo.) Checking it out

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KUNSAN AB, Republic of Korea -- Capt. Corey Enderby, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron, attends a newcomers briefing during an operational readiness inspection here April 16. The briefings are part of a larger processing system that is designed to prepare follow on forces to incorporate into the host wing. 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.) Force preparation

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Firefighters from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron respond to a simulated fire during an operational readiness inspection April 17 at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. Kunsan AB is currently undergoing an operational readiness inspection to test the 8th Fighter Wing's ability to conduct its wartime mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Barry Loo) 
Firefighters answer the call

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Tech. Sgt. Michael Cook peers through a portal while fulfilling door guard duties during an operational readiness inspection April 18 at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea.  Kunsan AB participated in an operational readiness inspection to test the 8th Fighter Wing's ability to conduct its wartime mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Barry Loo) Airmen respond to inspection scenarios

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A member of the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Airfield Damage Repair team clears debris from the runway surface April 19 at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. Kunsan AB is currently undergoing an Operational Readiness Inspection to test the 8th Fighter Wing's ability to conduct its wartime mission. During exercises, ADR teams perform several functions including crater repair after simulated attacks and airfield lighting during simulated power outages, making it possible to get aircraft back in the air quickly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt Jack Braden) Repair team keeps Kunsan mission going

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Default Air Force Logo AFN decoders require adjustments by April 25
American Forces Network viewers who have an AFN decoder and satellite dish must make minor adjustments to their satellite decoders by April 25 to avoid losing service.   Customers are encouraged to log onto http://myafn.dodmedia.osd.mil for instructions on making the adjustments. A customer service line has been established at the Defense Media
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Default Air Force Logo 8th Fighter Wing leadership apologizes to city
The commander of the 8th Fighter Wing, Col. Jeffrey Lofgren, apologized for the actions of US personnel. A local Korean taxi driver was allegedly assaulted by three Americans at approximately 1:30 a.m. today in Gunsan City. The details of the alleged assault are under investigation at this time and the victim was taken to the Gunsan Medical Center.
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KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea  April 10, 2007 -- Gen. B.B Bell, United States Forces Korea commander, talks with members of the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron April 10. Gen. Bell asked questions several Airmen question on how they are supporting the base's expansion program. Gen. Bell later said "the plans to incorporate the two services into one, cohesive operation are very impressive." (Air Force photo/Senior Airman Barry Loo)                                USFK commander visits Wolf Pack, pledges support for upgrades
The United States Forces Korea commander visited Kunsan for the second time April 10 and in a surprising move, pledged significant financial support to improve and construct quality of life facilities as base expansion plans continue.   While seeing 8th Fighter Wing Airmen in action before their Operational Readiness Inspection was on his agenda,
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