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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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2017
(U.S. Air Force graphic by Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik) Keying in on the front against sexual assault
Every year in April, a united campaign against sexual assault takes center stage to spread awareness and cultivate a society of prevention.This month, several Air Force bases will hold activities and events that put the spotlight on how airmen can stay engaged and continue to fight this issue.“April is where a variety of things are done to bring
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2017
Airman 1st Class Angelo Borbon, 8th Maintenance Squadron inspection section team member, inspects the landing gear of an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Dec. 6, 2016.  Kunsan airmen work to employ airpower to deter aggression, preserve the Armistice and defend the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) Day or night, Kunsan postured to respond to any threat
Airmen from the 8th Maintenance Squadron perform maintenance on U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 35th and 80th Fighter Squadrons at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Dec. 2, 2016. Pilots from the 35th and 80th Fighter Squadrons take to the sky's after maintainers prepare aircraft for take off. Conducting aircraft maintenance and
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2016
Staff Sgt. Kevin Waters, 8th Civil Engineering Squadron Liquid Fuels oncommissioned officer in charge, tightens bolts on a mechanical joint at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 6, 2016. 8th CES members are responsible for maintaining water treatment facilities throughout the base. These facilities provide airmen with potable water so they are continually able to Defend the Base, Accept Follow-On Forces and Take the Fight North. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) Kunsan airmen tackle water curtailment during exercise
Members of the 8th Fighter Wing began receding from water curtailment measures Oct. 7, 2016, 37 hours after they were initiated in the middle of exercise Beverly Pack 17-1.Halfway through the five-day exercise, Kunsan Air Base and surrounding areas encountered increased winds and rain associated with Typhoon Chaba, resulting in increased sediment
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2016
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