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  • Excellence is attainable: Lead by example

    The great football coach, Vince Lombardi, once said, "Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence." With Kunsan's Consolidated Unit Inspection upon us, this is something all Wolf Pack members should take to heart. I believe excellence is attainable and something

  • Caffeine: Are you taking in too much?

    How many mornings do you start-off by reaching for a cup of coffee, a Red Bull, or some other energy drink...or two, or three? How about throughout the day? Most people are unaware of how much caffeine they are really taking in. Current data suggests that the average American consumes approximately

  • Smile, Wolf Pack

    I've been told, "every time I see you, you are always smiling." However, trust me when I tell you my life is not perfect. I sometimes feel anxiety, stress, and loneliness like anyone else. I miss my family, my home, and even the long strolls through Target; but these things will not stop me from

  • Never saw this coming: Lessons learned in trying times

    I had the world by the tail: U. S. Air Force Academy graduate, Air Force pilot, six-time commander, 30-year Air Force career, and two stars; fit, healthy and strong. But subtle problems appeared out of nowhere: occasional vertigo, mild persistent headaches, cognitive challenges, having to stop

  • Dude, Where’s my refund?

    Over the last two months, the Kunsan Air Base Tax Center has helped 120 customers file 160 returns, garnering more than $120,000 in income tax refunds. Due the popularity of the Tax Center and a volunteer shortage due to preparation for the upcoming compliance inspection, we will not be able to

  • Learn from my mistake: Get your CCAF done

    I want to first start off by saying that I absolutely love the Air Force. This July will be 23 years I have served in the greatest Air Force this world has ever seen. I have loved my jobs both on the aircraft maintenance side as well as the first sergeant side. However, there is one regret I have

  • Thank you for your service

    I recently returned from a deployment to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. While there, I was able to see the efforts of our sister services in that area of operations. I was incredibly impressed by the work being done by the Army, Marines and coalition ground

  • Fighting cancer with healthy food

    Mounting evidence shows the foods we eat weigh heavily in the war against cancer.A balanced diet is one of the easiest and most effective ways to promote good health and help protect yourself against cancer. The American Cancer society estimates one-third of all American cancer deaths might be

  • Heat stress: Stay hydrated, watch for flag alerts

    Summer has come upon the Wolf Pack and one of the problems Airmen have during the hot months is heat stress.Heat stress is defined as any thermal stress above normal body temperature applied to the body, primarily from environmental factors, such as ambient temperature, relative humidity, wind and

  • COMPACAF delivers Memorial Day message

    On May 30, 2011, our Memorial Day, we will honor our service members who have paid the ultimate price in the full spectrum of military operations in the defense of our great Nation.We honor the legacy of those who have served and given their all, and certainly inclusive in this long line are our