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Capt. Kyle Bressette,
8th Operations Group Intelligence weapons officer Closing the numerical gap with training, combat edge, teamwork
Every day the Wolf Pack is charged with the responsibility of deterring North Korean aggression, and if called, defeating the world's fourth largest military. The demand our commander in chief places upon the professionalism and capability of U.S. Forces Korea, to include the Wolf Pack, is such that less than 30,000 military members on the Korean
0 5/05
2011
KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Pictured here is a weather phenomenon, called HwangSa, and is also referred to as Yellow Sand or Asian Dust. (Courtesy photo/A Korean News Agency) Protect yourself from Asian Dust, Yellow Sand, HwangSa
Welcome to Korea ... or welcome back to Korea. Many of you have first-hand experience or have heard second-hand about the air quality in Korea. With 14 million people gathered in one area, some are bound to create some sort of pollution with the most obvious air pollution problems in Seoul. Some days are better than others, and it is comparable to
0 5/02
2011
Capt. Jason DeSon Law Day 2011: The Legacy of John Adams
In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the first Law Day as a national day to mark our commitment to the rule of law. Three years later, Congress issued a joint resolution designating May 1 as the official date for celebrating Law Day. This year's theme for Law Day is, "The Legacy of John Adams: From Boston to Guantanamo." The 8th
0 4/28
2011
Maj. Angela Kim,
8th Force Support Squadron commander Leaving a legacy
When I was asked to write a commentary, I realized I've been at Kunsan for 10 months and my tour is winding down. So Wolf Pack, for many of us, we're almost there -- the year for those of us who arrived last summer is almost over. Soon we'll move on to new adventures, and the Wolf Pack will move forward with new leadership and new challenges to
0 4/26
2011
Capt. Stacey Kidd Would you rather work harder or work smarter?
In the words of a well-known song,"You gotta be bad, you gotta be bold, you gotta be wiser"You gotta be hard, you gotta be tough, you gotta be stronger ..."Time asks no questions it goes on without you, leaving you behind if you can't stand the pace ..."Today's Air Force is expected to do as much or more than it always has, but with much lower
0 4/19
2011
Lt. Col. Melinda Screws Keys to success help all meet milestones
Hello Wolf Pack! This year has been packed with successes, tragedies, new relationships, celebrations, traditions, and lessons learned and shared, all to make us more resilient. You, Wolf Pack, have added depth, character and color to my life, you've challenged me to lead, and you've made me get out of my comfort zone (and the proverbial box) on
0 4/18
2011
Default Air Force Logo Sexual assault prevention begins with each Airman
The day we move away from home for the first time is a big stepping stone for most of us. It is the first time we are truly on our own, no longer dependent on our family to provide us with shelter and food. While most of us are excited to move out, there are small considerations that should come to mind during that time, one of them being personal
0 4/14
2011
KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Wolf Pack members pratice their biological and chemical agent detection during a recent exercise here. This is essential given the 8th Fighter Wing's key mission and locality of the base. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton) Biological, chemical warfare agents have roles in today’s, yesterday’s wars
"Gas, gas, gas!" is a phrase many of us have heard during exercises and readiness training. No matter how long you have been around the military, whether you are new to the Air Force or near retirement, we all have heard of biological and chemical warfare agents. We have all done the computer-based training, hands-on training, briefings, numerous
0 4/13
2011
KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Members from the 8th Medical Group carry a simulated patient during a recent training exercise. When transporting patients on a litter, position manpower evenly on both sides of the litter and ensure the person to the right of the patient’s head calls commands. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ciara Wymbs) Proper litter carry ensures patient safety
Your alarm goes off, it's 4 p.m. on day four of a base exercise, and the weather is one of Kunsan's cold, snowy, winter nights. After reporting to work and finding your wingman, you begin the waiting game. Soon enough your patience is rewarded and the alarms start to sound. You hear the order for post-attack reconnaissance teams to begin sweeps of
0 4/08
2011
KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Heat exhaustion is no game. Ensure fellow members of the Wolf Pack and Air Force remain hydrated and safe from the sun. (Courtesy photo) Be mindful of hydration, exposure, clothing to prevent heat-related injuries
Imagine a hot, balmy, late spring day in South Korea. That was the setting in May 2002 at Osan AB, where I had my own personal experience with heat exhaustion. Three medics and I were on an initial response team during an operational readiness exercise. We were called to a scenario with multiple patients on the flight line. As we arrived on scene,
0 3/30
2011
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