News Search

News Comments Updated
1 ... 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 ... 206
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Reagan Bounner and Staff Sgt. Benjamin Callesen, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew members, transport an Aim-9X Sidewinder air-to-air missile to upload on an F-16 Fighting Falcon during exercise Beverly Pack 17-2, a no-notice training exercise at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 7, 2017. Airmen here are responsible for employing airpower to deter aggression, preserve the Armistice and defend the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) Kunsan tests readiness with exercise BP 17-2
Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing respond to different scenarios and test their proficiency during Beverly Pack 17-2, a no-notice training exercise at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, that started March 6, 2017. The exercise was conducted to increase U.S. combat readiness and ultimately enhance the U.S. commitment to maintaining peace in the
0 3/07
2017
U.S. Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, walk toward an MV-22 Osprey at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. The Marine aircrew performed confined area landing patterns as part of their training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville R. McFee) MV-22 fleet conducts flight training at Kunsan
U.S. Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, conduct flight training on MV-22 Osprey's at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. The Marine aircrews performed confined area landing patterns as part of their training at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman
0 2/27
2017
Lt. Col. Jeffrey Shulman Flexibility is still the key to airpower
Airmen often repeat the phrase, “flexibility is the key to airpower.” I would argue as a service we have forgotten what that means. The phrase was coined from the Italian airpower strategist, Gen. Giulio Douhet, who penned The Command of the Air in the 1920’s. Although many airpower experts will argue his work had some flaws, this phrase is
0 2/23
2017
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Pedro De Los Santos, 8th Medical Operations Squadron Physical Therapy noncommissioned officer in charge, assists Senior Airman Tyler Macmillan, 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron Material Handling Equipment maintenance journeyman, with elbow mobilization and nerve glide exercises during a physical therapy appointment at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 13, 2017. De Los Santos ensures proper movement and function through rehabilitation of Macmillan’s arm, which was injured while lifting weights at the gym. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) Wolf Pack regains strength with physical therapy
The 8th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy team assists Airmen with exercises during their appointments at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 13-14, 2017. The physical therapy section is responsible for ensuring proper healing and rehabilitation of Airmen who have injuries or are recovering from surgeries.
0 2/16
2017
U.S. Air Force members and civilian attendees bow their heads to pray during a spiritual resiliency luncheon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 7, 2017. In 1953, members of the Senate and House prayer groups established, with President Eisenhower, the first presidential prayer breakfast. Kunsan continued the tradition and invited Maj. Gen. Dondi E. Costin, chief of chaplains, Headquarters U. S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to speak about spiritual resilience. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) Chief of chaplains delivers resiliency message to Wolf Pack
Kunsan Air Base welcomed Maj. Gen. Dondi E. Costin, chief of chaplains, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., to speak with airmen during a spiritual resiliency luncheon Feb. 7, 2017. Costin is responsible for establishing guidance and providing advice on all matters pertaining to the religious and moral welfare of Air Force
0 2/08
2017
Air traffic control airmen perform operations in the airfield tower at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 5, 2017. ATC ensures the safety of aircraft in the airspace around Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) ATC: Keeping eyes on our birds in the sky
Everyone with a driver’s license has experienced the antsy feeling of sitting at a traffic light waiting for it to switch from red to green. Imagine if, in order to go, the driver had to wait for a person’s command to move.Air traffic controllers here do just that, communicate with hundreds of planes in the sky and on the ground, giving the verbal
0 1/26
2017
February is Heart Health Month Healthy lifestyle leads to healthy heart
Medical experts say there are plenty of things Airmen can do to ensure a healthy heart, including quitting smoking and not drinking too much. Heart disease, heart attack, and stroke are just some of the consequences of not taking care of your heart.    To take care of your heart, physical activity, smarter nutritional diet choices and mindfulness
0 1/23
2017
Staff Sgt. Marion Franco, 8th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace and operational Physiology Technician, and Staff Sgt.  Edward Todd, 8th Medical Operations Squadron dental laboratory technician, insert silicone based mixture into the ear of Capt. Connor Flynt, 35th Fighter Squadron F-16 pilot, to make an inner-ear mold for the Attenuating Custom Communications Earpiece System at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 9, 2017. The ACCES device will significantly reduce surrounding ambient noise that pilots hear in the cockpit and increase the efficiency of radio communications. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chelsea Browning/Released) Kunsan dental techs show mission versatility
Dental airmen from the 8th Medical Operations Squadron perform routine annual exams and construct ear pieces as part of the Attenuating Custom Communications Earpiece System at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, on Jan. 4 and Jan. 9, 2017. Dental technicians here are responsible for receiving patients, examining records, preparing patients for
0 1/13
2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Jacob Houder, 162nd Wing National Guard pilot, parks an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 8th Fighter Wing outside of its hanger bay during Beverly Pack 17-1 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 4, 2016. The U.S. Air Force and Republic of Korea Air Force provide combat capabilities and training by performing exercises throughout the year to enhance communication and interoperability between military forces so they are prepared to fight as a combined force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) Wolf Pack Year In Review 2016
Wolf Pack Year In Review
0 1/05
2017
Tech. Sgt. Blake Fagan, 8th Operations Support Squadron aircraft management training noncommissioned officer in charge, looks down the sights of his shotgun at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 3, 2017. Fagan takes part in the Bird/wildlife Aircraft Striking Hazard program as part of his primary duties. The BASH program is designed to deter wildlife that could cause significant damage to aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker) BASH program is booming at Kunsan
The Bird/wildlife Aircraft Striking Hazard program is implemented at Kunsan to keep the runways clear of animals. Birds and other wildlife can pose a significant risk to aircraft at high speeds or even when taxiing across the flightline. Through Kunsan’s BASH program, airmen patrol the flightline daily using three primary methods to deter these
0 1/04
2017
1 ... 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 ... 206
RSS