• Do Tell: You’re not alone

    Staff Sgt. Marissa Libby, 8th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspection craftsman, shares experiences from her time in service during Pride Month at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 30, 2023.

  • Do Tell: Representation matters

    Staff Sgt. Pamela Hernandez, 35th Fighter Generation Squadron commander support staff noncommissioned officer in charge, shares their journey in using pronouns since their approval through the Tongue and Quill in 2021 during Pride month at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 23, 2023.

  • Do Tell: From accepted to included

    Amn. Malik I. Christian, 8th Force Support Squadron commander support staff, shares his story of inclusion since joining the U.S. Air Force during Pride month at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 16, 2023.

  • Do Tell: Reflections on military service, personal growth

    Christian I. Bridgman, 8th Operation Medical Readiness Squadron health promotional specialist, reflects on his military service in this first installment of commentaries during Pride month at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 9, 2023.

  • “Katchi Kapshida!” An alliance 70 years strong

    Col Henry R. Jeffress III, commander, 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea and Col Oh Chung-won, commander, 38th Fighter Group, ROKAF offer their thoughts on the 70th Anniversary of the ROK-US alliance.

  • Hearts Apart

    I knew my short tour in Korea would be difficult for my one-year-old but would be especially tough for my five-year-old son. Months before I left for Kunsan, I started thinking about how I would tell him I was leaving for Korea, how long I was going to be gone for and why I was leaving in the first

  • Why Earth Day, Kunsan environmental programs are more relevant than ever

    A few years ago, I took a trip to Maine and camped at Acadia National and Baxter State Parks with my wife. From the tops of Cadillac and Katahdin I recall being exhausted, but also overcome by the vast and rugged beauty of Maine’s coast and deep interior forestlands. As an American I am proud that

  • A different kind of duty reinforced my faith in the AF system

    In my relatively short time as a voting, active U.S. citizen above the age of 18, I’ve been called for jury selection in my home district once -- but spent the majority of my mandatory days off waiting in a small room with other prospective jurors glancing at the clock, waiting to be told “yes,

  • Happy New Year Wolf Pack: 2019 will be an amazing year!

    2018 was without a doubt an exciting time to be a member of our Air Force’s most mission-focused and combat ready Fighter Wing. The 8th Fighter Wing was instrumental in the maximum pressure campaign that enabled the ongoing diplomatic efforts toward stability on the Korean Peninsula. To be clear,