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New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
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U.S. Air Force Col. David Shoemaker, 8th Fighter Wing commander, poses with U.S. Air Force Academy cadets at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2017. The visit was part of the Air Force Academy’s Operation Air Force career immersion program. During the course of approximately two weeks between their sophomore and junior years, cadets from the Academy visit bases around the Air Force to develop their knowledge of potential jobs they can apply for and the service writ large. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) Future leaders run with Wolf Pack
Six U.S. Air Force Academy cadets traveled to Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, as part of the Operation Air Force program from June 29 to July 12, 2017.Operation Air Force allows cadets to receive a firsthand look at the daily tasks of Airmen who make the mission happen on an operational base as they begin their Air Force journey.“Airmen here
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U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, relocate a litter of puppies to an animal shelter during a volunteer trip with Kunsan Patriots for Animal Welfare and Scholarships in Daegu, ROK, July 8, 2017.  The trip, sponsored by Kunsan P.A.W.S., was the first of many to the no-kill shelter in Daegu. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria H. Taylor) Kunsan P.A.W.S. sponsors Wolf Pack in adopting another “Pack”
The trip, sponsored by Kunsan Patriots for Animal Welfare and Scholarships, or Kunsan P.A.W.S., was the first-ever trip to the no-kill shelter in Daegu and was coordinated after the shelters owner reached out to the Wolf Pack organization looking for a helping hand.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Peeter Pleake-Tamm, 8th Civil Engineering Squadron Airfield Damage Repair officer in charge, conducts a briefing during a base recovery exercise June 29, 2017, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Civil Engineers mapped out simulated battle damage to the runway and plotted the best course of action to fix the damage in the least time possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) Civil Engineers excel in airfield damage repair
Airmen with the 8th Fighter Wing Civil Engineering Squadron conducted Airfield Damage Repair training June 29, 2017 at Kunsan Air Base, testing their ability to rapidly repair facilities and structures critical to flight operations on the base.Though the environment was hot and humid, lacking in cooling wind, the CES Airmen trained to as real a
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Pilots from the 35th Fighter Squadron conduct a training mission over the South Korean peninsula. Pilots assigned to the 35th FS utilize training missions to simulate actual conditions they may face in combat and keep their war-fighting skills honed. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt Quinton T. Burris) Wolf Pack conducts wing verification
Nine F-16 pilots and two intelligence officers rounded out a week’s worth of academics, studying, mission planning and simulations by presenting their knowledge and planned mission to members of the Wolf Pack June 30, 2017, at Kunsan Air Base to earn their respective verification status.Each of the pilots and intelligence officers took part in the
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Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Roy Compton, 3rd Bomb Wing veteran and former B-26 navigator, receives a water salute June 30, 2017, during a tour at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Compton served at Kunsan during the Korean War and flew more than 50 missions out of the air base from 1952 to 1953. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria H. Taylor/Released) Korean War Veterans visit Kunsan after 63 years

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Robert Mcintosh, 8th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction journeyman, pushes gravel into a crater using a loader June 23, 2017, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The 8th Civil Engineering Squadron participated in airfield damage repair training as part of the final Exercise Silver Flag training held at Kunsan. U.S. Air Forces Pacific will now focus on ensuring Airmen have their three-year Silver Flag currency, prior to arriving on the Korean Peninsula, instead of conducting the training here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) PACAF consolidates Silver Flag training at Andersen
U.S. Air Force Airmen of the 554th Red Horse Squadron assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, trained members of the 8th Civil Engineering Squadron on airfield damage repair and force bed down June 19-23, 2017, as part of Exercise Silver Flag at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea.During the training, Airmen from Andersen educated Wolf Pack
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U.S. Air Force Col. George Sebren, 8th Maintenance Group commander, speaks to the 8th Fighter Wing June 28, 2017, during a change of command ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Sebren took command of the 8th MXG from Col. James Long and, upon assuming the position, received the title of “Phoenix.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) New Phoenix takes reigns to keep Wolf Pack flying
U.S. Air Force Col. George H. Sebren accepted command of the 8th Maintenance Group from Col. James E. Long during a change of command ceremony June 28, 2017, here.Col. David Shoemaker, 8th Fighter Wing commander, presided over the ceremony, welcoming Sebren and remarking on the accomplishments of Long and the Airmen of the 8th MXG.“We select the
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U.S. Army Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, United States Forces Korea commander, coins an Airman assigned to the 8th Operations Group, recognizing him as an outstanding performer at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 22, 2017. During his visit, Brooks recognized Airmen from multiple units for their hard work. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) Wolf Pack, ROKAF demonstrate capabilities to USFK commander
U.S. Army Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, United States Forces Korea commander, coins an Airman assigned to the 8th Operations Group, recognizing him as an outstanding performer at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 22, 2017. During his visit, Brooks recognized Airmen from multiple units for their hard work. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
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U.S. Air Force Col. Joann V. Palmer, 8th Medical Group commander, speaks to the 8th Fighter Wing during a change of command ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 23, 2017. Palmer took command of the 8th MDG from Col. Lisa A. Davison and upon assuming the position, received the title of “Hawk.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) New ‘Hawk’ continues ensuring Airmen ready to Fight Tonight
Col. Joann Palmer accepted command of the 8th Medical Group from Col. Lisa A. Davison during a change of command ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 23, 2017.Col. David “Wolf” Shoemaker, 8th Fighter Wing commander, oversaw the event and noted the continuing successes of the medical group:“It’s easy to see the fruits of your group’s
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