• 8th LRS: The soul behind the Wolf Pack’s mission

    Behind this curtain of inattention is where the 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron, also known as Wraith Nation, operates and thrives.Wraith Nation is responsible for all aspects of logistics for the 8th Fighter Wing. These responsibilities include managing U.S. Forces Korea’s largest government owned

  • 8 MXG enables Wolf Pack’s critical ROK defense mission

    For maintainers, the Vigilant Defense 24 exercise started the moment they were recalled. Shortly after STARTEX, the flightline began to flood with Airmen as they start generating aircraft.Aircraft generation is not simply turning the engine on. It takes all specialties within the 8th Maintenance

  • Vigilant Defense 24: Take the fight north

    As part of 7th Air Force’s Combined Flying Training Exercise, Vigilant Defense 24, 8th Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots honed combat readiness skills to ensure the Wolf Pack remains ready to ‘Fight Tonight’ wherever called upon in the Indo-Pacific theater.

  • RAPCON: Airfield operators keep control

    8th Operation Support Squadron radar approach control personnel tested their ability to provide safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic despite contested environments during 7th Air Force’s Vigilant Defense Combined Flying Training Exercise, Nov. 1.

  • Vigilant Defense 24: Accept follow-on forces

    During the combined flying training event known as Vigilant Defense 24, more than 25 various types of fighter, cargo, tanker, and reconnaissance aircraft from the U.S., ROK, and Royal Australian air forces are conducting flight operations from ROK and U.S. bases across the peninsula Oct. 30 - Nov.

  • Vigilant Defense 24: Defend the base

    8th Security Forces Squadron Defenders and 8th Fighter Wing security forces augmentees improve base defense capabilities during 7th Air Force’s Vigilant Defense Combined Flying Training Exercise Oct. 30.

  • Wolf Pack kicks off Vigilant Defense 24 exercise

    The 8th Fighter Wing began participation in the Vigilant Defense 24 combined flying training event, Oct. 30. Vigilant Defense 24, a Seventh Air Force hosted, annual training event is a part of an annual, continuous training schedule designed to strengthen the U.S. Air Force and ROK Air Force

  • 8th FW participates in U.S., Japan, Republic of Korea first aerial exercise

    Fighter aircraft from the U.S. 8th Fighter Wing, Japan, and the Republic of Korea conducted a trilateral escort flight of a U.S. B-52H Stratofortress Bomber operating in the Indo-Pacific, 22 Oct, 2023. U.S. F-16s from the 80th Fighter Squadron, 8th FW flew alongside Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-2s