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  • Kunsan’s defenders honor the fallen during National Police Week

    The 8th Security Forces Squadron held a number of events in honor of the U.S. nationally recognized Police Week 13 – 19 May.  Police week first began in 1962, established by President John F. Kennedy to pay tribute to the law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.“This gives us all who are currently serving a chance to
  • 8 FW DFAC staff fuel the fight

    Morning, noon, or night, the U.S service members and the Korean counterparts are always working hard inside the 8th Fighter Wing dining facility beyond the customer service hours.   The hours might say that they’re only open during the meal hours, however they [WJDTUP8F1] are constantly prepping and cooking the food in order to feed the nearly
  • USO shows The Wolfpack will not be forgotten

    The United Service Organizations team from Osan Air Base visited the men and women stationed here to deliver care packages Jan. 25. The USO team handed out over 1,200 care packages at different locations throughout the base, starting at the dining facility and ending with a visit to the ammunitions flight. The team, along with volunteer Airmen from
  • DPAA Accounts for 183 Missing Service Members in Fiscal Year 2017

    In Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) accounted for 183 formerly missing persons from past conflicts. Also, the agency individually identified the remains of 18 additional personnel, who were previously accounted for as part of group burials, reaching another milestone of 201 total identifications for the fiscal year.
  • Wolf Pack, demonstrate capabilities to “Wolf 48”

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jerry “JD” Harris, Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C, and Lt. Gen. Brad Shwedo, Chief, Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., visited the Wolf Pack to gain a greater
  • 13th, 14th Fighter Squadrons swap locations

    Pilots with the 13th and 14th Fighter Squadrons, assigned to Misawa Air Base, swapped out temporary duty locations after a month spent at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, and Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, respectively, May 26, 2017.Due to routine flight line maintenance, planned years in advance, the 35th Fighter Wing has remotely operated
  • Armament technicians repair F-16 Gatling Gun

    Airmen with the 35th Fighter Wing, from Misawa Air Base, Japan, traveled to the 8th FW, at Kunsan AB, Republic of Korea, to continue operations while the Misawa AB runway undergoes repairs May 15. During this time armament technicians with the 35th and 8th Maintenance Squadrons integrated, allowing Airmen to work side-by-side to continue each
  • Misawa runway closes, fighter jets carry on

    Routine flight line maintenance resulted in the closure of Misawa Air Base’s runway from mid-May through early July 2017.
  • 8th Medical Group and ROKAF airmen train to save lives

    United States Air Force members assigned to the 8th Medical Group and Republic of Korea Air Force medical airmen participated in a simulated multiple causality exercise April 19, 2017.The exercise was conducted to assess communication and operations between ROKAF and U.S. medical teams during a mass casualty situation.“The communication between