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U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 80th and 35th Fighter Squadrons under the 8th Fighter Wing await take-off clearance at the end of the runway at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Nov. 17, 2017. The 8th FW conducted what’s known as a large force employment to test the wing’s ability to generate numerous aircraft in support of combat training sorties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Christopher Mesnard) Wolf Pack tests combat capabilities in large force employment drill
The 8th Fighter Wing conducted a large force employmentdrill in which the35th and 80th launched more than 20 aircraft to test itsability to conductcombat operations with a large number of aircraft in theair on November 17,2017. The 8th FW regularly train using these proceduresgiving the pilots,maintainers and supporting personnel the opportunity
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U.S. Air Force Col. David Shoemaker, 8th Fighter Wing commander, addresses participants during the Leadership Behavior DNA workshop at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sep. 1, 2017. The workshop, hosted by the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence, allowed participants to learn about the different traits and factors involved with interpersonal communications and leadership decision-making. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker) PACE workshop with Wolf Pack Leaders
The Profession of Arms Center of Excellence conducted a Leadership Behavior DNA workshop at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sep. 1, 2017. Leadership teams from different organizations around Kunsan were given the opportunity to develop their interpersonal communication and decision-making skills by taking part in the workshop. The participants
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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/released) FARP Exercise Demonstrates 2CAB Readiness and Operational Reach
Soldiers with the U.S. Army E Forward Support Company, 4-2 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade conducted Forward Arming and Refueling Point training in support of over-water, joint and multinational training at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea on Aug. 7, 2017 demonstrating the readiness, integration, and capabilities of
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Kimberly Tipton, Remotec instructor, troubleshoots an Air Force Medium Sized Robot at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 10, 2017. Remotec, which supplies and maintains AFMSRs and other robots for the Air Force, is a company based in Clinton, Tenn. specializing in mobile robot systems for hazardous-duty operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colby L. Hardin) The force behind the machines: 8th CES EOD receives maintenance, operational training
"The machine is only as smart as its operator,” said U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Travis Finborg, 8th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal logistics section chief.This week, 15 Airmen assigned to the explosive ordinance disposal flight from both Osan Air Base and Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea took the opportunity to train with
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U.S. Army Spc. Justin Maurer Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment patriot missile operator and maintainer, guides a fork lift while maneuvering dummy munitions on a patriot missile system at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 27, 2017. Maurer took part in a week-long field training exercise that included proper 24-hour manning and changeover for crew operations, Patriot Launcher reloads, and Operational Readiness Evaluations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released). 2-1 ADA conducts FTX
U.S. Army Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment conducted a week-long Battalion Field Training Exercise at Kunsan Air Base on July 23. Members of A/2-1 trained on operation, manning, sustainment, and employment of the Patriot Weapons system.Like any weapon system, once fired, the Patriot missile system must be reloaded.
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Republic of Korea Air Force members watch as 8th Civil Engineer Squadron readiness and emergency management flight Airmen perform tests to identify an unknown substance in a training scenario at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 21, 2017. The training gave members a better understanding of hazardous material response equipment and operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/ Released) ROKAF integrate with HAZMAT response team
Republic of Korea Air Force members watch as 8th Civil Engineer Squadron readiness and emergency management flight Airmen perform tests to identify an unknown substance in a training scenario at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 21, 2017. The training gave members a better understanding of hazardous material response equipment and
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Republic of Korea Air Force Col. Cha, Jun Seon, center left, 38th Fighter Group commander, poses with 8th Fighter Wing leadership at Kunsan Air Base, ROK, July 18, 2017. Cha took part in an immersion program that integrates U.S. and ROKAF leadership and strengthens our ability to conduct joint operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) ROKAF increases interoperability with Wolf Pack
Republic of Korea Air Force Col. Cha, Jun Seon, center left, 38th Fighter Group commander, poses with 8th Fighter Wing leadership at Kunsan Air Base, ROK, July 18, 2017. Cha took part in an immersion program that integrates U.S. and ROKAF leadership and strengthens our ability to conduct joint operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
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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 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. Air Force Senior Airman Donavin Apiag, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron fire emergency services driver/operator, flips a stokes basket on its side as part of a simulated event during the Department of Defense Technical Rescue Course at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 8, 2017. Apiag participated in the DoD Technical Rescue Course, which taught students from the Pacific Air Forces region high and low angle, confined space, and technical rope rescues. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) Kunsan hosts DOD rescue training
Firefighters from the Pacific Air Force region participated in the Department of Defense Technical Rescue Course at Kunsan AIr Base, Republic of Korea June 8-16, 2017. Students learned how to save victims that may be trapped on roof tops, inside elevator shafts or hard to reach mountain terrain using high and low angle, confined space, and
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