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  • 8 FW changes of command

    Lt. Gen. Scott Pleus, Seventh Air Force commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Col. John Gallemore during the 8th Fighter Wing change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 1, 2021. Col. John Gallemore, 8th FW incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th FW from the outgoing commander, Col. Christopher Hammond. (U.S. Air
  • Bridging the gap between two worlds

    “I have only known one house before I joined the Air Force, the house in Mission Viejo, California, that I was born and raised in,” said Maj. Samuel Han, 8th Comptroller Squadron commander. “Back then there were two Asian kids within our entire community, my brother and myself.”Han described his childhood as ordinary as any other family. He didn’t
  • Wolf Pack celebrates Wolf 60 final flight

    Col. Chris Hammond, 8th Fighter Wing commander, smiles after his final flight at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 25, 2021. Hammond served a short tour at Kunsan as the 60th commander, also known as Wolf 60, and will continue his Air Force career serving as the Senior Air Force Planner for Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Security Council
  • Wolf Pack celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage committee members pose for a photo during the AAPI Heritage Month bash party at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 20, 2021. The bash party was the final event to close out AAPI month which included AAPI cuisine, cultural performances, and guest speakers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Suzie
  • Wolf Pack leaves for Red Flag 21-2

    Senior Airman Caitlyn Reid, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, and 1st Lt. Christian Funk, 80th Fighter Squadron pilot, prepare an F-16 Fighting Falcon for flight at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 22, 2021. The 80th FS and 80th AMU flew to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, to participate in Red Flag Alaska 21-2. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • Tuskegee Alumni take flight together

    Col. Marilyn Thomas, 8th Medical Group commander, and Maj. Chris Harrison, 80th Fighter Squadron assistant director of operations and chief of standards and evaluations, celebrate after a flight together at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 13, 2021. Thomas and Harrison are Tuskegee University alumni and both served a short tour at Kunsan AB
  • Police Week at the Wolf Pack

    The 8th Security Forces Squadron hosted Police Week at the Wolf Pack, May 12-14. The Defenders hosted this celebratory week with the mentality to “honor the fallen and celebrate the living,” Cortez-Lomas said.
  • 7th AF leadership recognized, mentored Wolf Pack Airmen

    Lt. Gen. Scott. Pleus, 7th Air Force commander, speaks with 80th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen during a 7th AF leadership visit at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 13, 2021. During their visit, Pleus and Chief Master Sgt. Philip Hudson, 7th AF command chief, visited many units in the Wolf Pack and coined outstanding Airmen. (U.S. Air
  • Wolf II celebrates his final flight at the Wolf Pack

    Col. David "Wolf II" Ross, 8th Fighter Wing vice commander, flashes the 80th Fighter Squadron’s ‘crush ‘em’ sign on top of an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 5, 2021. The fini-flight is a traditional practice to commemorate a commander's departure from an installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan
  • EOD and SFS train together

    8th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal, or EOD, conducted routine training with the 8th Security Forces Squadron. The realistic scenarios prompted teamwork and problem-solving to tackle the simulated threats. Training together and learning from different units can help synchronize Airmen to respond effectively - and the EOD and SFS