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  • A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

    Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better. These stigmas and misconceptions create perceived barriers, preventing Airmen from seeking care. Delaying treatment can cause the anxiety and fear following a traumatic event to affect an Airman’s readiness.
  • New Phoenix takes command of 8 MXG

    U.S. Air Force Col. G. Hall Sebren Jr. relinquished command of the 8th Maintenance Group to Col. Steven Anderson during a change of command ceremony June 15, 2018, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Col. John Bosone, 8th Fighter Wing commander, presided over the ceremony, welcoming Anderson and remarking on the accomplishments of Sebren and the Airmen of the 8th MXG.
  • New 8th Medical Group Hawk “takes flight”

    U.S. Air Force Col. Joann Palmer relinquished command of the 8th Medical Group to Col. Robert D. Peltzer during a change of command ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 13, 2018. Col. John Bosone, 8th Fighter Wing commander, presided over the event and noted the accomplishments during the past year and the continuing successes of the medical group.
  • 8th Mission Support Group welcomes new Falcon

    U.S. Air Force Col. Terrence Walter accepted command of the 8th Mission Support Group from Col. John Bosone, 8th Fighter Wing commander during a change of command ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 8, 2018. Bosone, presided over the event and provided his guidance to the new “Falcon” to continue the successes that the outgoing commander, Col. Michael Zuhlsdorf, accomplished for the group during his leadership.
  • Kunsan welcomes new 8th OG Commander

    U.S. Air Force Col. Scott Walker accepted command of the 8th Operations Group from Col. John Bosone during a change of command ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 5, 2018. Col. John Bosone, 8th Fighter Wing commander, presided over the ceremony, and took the opportunity to welcome Walker as the new “Viper” and underscore the accomplishments of the 8th OG Airmen under the previous commander, Col. Kristopher Struve.
  • Wolf Pack welcomes new Wolf to Kunsan

    The Wolf Pack welcomed U.S. Air Force Col. John W. Bosone as the new 8th Fighter Wing commander during a change of command ceremony on June 1, 2018, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Lt. Gen. Thomas Bergeson, 7th Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony and took the opportunity to provide his vision for Bosone as the newest leader of
  • Kunsan DFAC reopens, BAS rates affected

    The O’Malley dining facility at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea reopens June 1, 2018, after contractors conducted hood and duct renovations throughout the building. The opening will result in a pay change for all enlisted member currently on meal card status. Originally impacted Airmen will see a full breakout of their entitlement changes in the July 1, 2018, Leave and Earnings statement. The initial Basic Allowance for Subsistence pay increase will return to normal due to meals again being provided by the DFAC. Airmen will also notice the reduced Cost of Living Allowance rate return to the 63 percent of the full rate what they were receiving before the closure.
  • Kunsan’s defenders honor the fallen during National Police Week

    The 8th Security Forces Squadron held a number of events in honor of the U.S. nationally recognized Police Week 13 – 19 May.  Police week first began in 1962, established by President John F. Kennedy to pay tribute to the law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.“This gives us all who are currently serving a chance to
  • Kunsan conducts routine training to validate readiness

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing conducted a routine base-wide exercise April 30 to May 3, 2018, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea.
  • CSAF’s Civic Leaders visit the Wolf Pack, Republic of Korea Air Force

    Air Force Civic Leaders explain and interpret Air Force programs, positions, and other areas of interest to the general public they represent, experiencing missions across the service provides first-hand knowledge and understanding to aid members of the Civic Leader program in their discussions with those outside of the military.
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