• Sustaining the Pack: 8th FW PowerPro keeps lights on, aircraft safe

    From the largest bases to the most remote forward operating locations, electricity is key to everything the Air Force does. The holders of this key are Electrical Power Production Airmen.
  • “And I will not fail!”

    Senior Airman Isaac Cacho, an F-16 crew chief from the 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, graduated from Santa Monica High School in California. Out of the 500 graduates in his class, only he and one other person joined the Air Force. His aunt served in the Air Force and his grandfather the Army, motivating him to become part of something bigger than himself.
  • Kunsan Airman selected for Defender Challenge Team, takes home championship title

    Senior Airman Andrew Tutone, 8th Security Forces Squadron pass and identification specialist, competed in the first Air Force Defender Challenge in 14 years, taking home the 2018 Air Force Defender Challenge Champions title with his United States Pacific Air Forces team Sept. 10 to 13, 2018, at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas.
  • 8th FW leaders serve holiday meals

    Leaders from the 8th Fighter Wing served Christmas meals to Airmen who spent the holiday away from home.
  • 8th CES cements critical rapid airfield repair skills

    For the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron, maintaining a high level of proficiency in working with quick drying concrete is one critical aspect of being able to quickly repair damage to the airfield under different conditions.
  • A different type of defender

    Certain individuals are a nuisance to the flight line and the operations conducted there. They congregate around the runway and can cause thousands of dollars in damage to aircraft if left unmanaged. This troublesome group isn’t the typical adversary: they are birds. Master Sgt. Theodore Muto, 8th Fighter Wing flight safety manager, and the Bird and Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard group, also known as BASH, help control the population of birds and other animals around the flight line using a variety of methods.
  • Pursuing a healthy dialogue and stigmatizing rape culture

    As service members, we receive a number of mandatory sexual harassment and assault awareness briefings each year. These briefings address an array of topics, but I would like service members to be given the opportunity to gain a better understanding of what constitutes rape culture.
  • Wolf Pack Takes Flight

    The 8th Fighter Wing conducts both day and night flying operations on a routine basis to hone their skills.
  • Seventh Air Force reflects on its Pearl Harbor sacrifices 77 years later

    OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- For American service members at Pearl Harbor, the humming of engines in the early morning of December 7, 1941 was something they’d heard many times before as the Hawaiian Air Force conducted routine flying operations, but in one horrifying instant, their reality became clear.
  • 8th CES educate students on fire safety

    The Korean Christian International School visited 8th Civil Engineer Squadron fire house and met with both Korean and American firefighters. The students had a chance to tour the fire station and learn more about being a firefighter.