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  • AFIT Academic Coding Branch provides critical service to total force officers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – While academic degrees are generally masked at officer promotion boards, they still play a critical role for certain leadership and technical positions, so keeping official records updated with the most accurate information can be vital.Some situations where having an updated academic record is crucial
  • Air Force Fiscal Year 2019 budget addresses great power competition

    The Air Force budget request of $156.3 billion for fiscal year 2019 builds on the progress made in 2018 to restore the readiness of the force, increase lethality, and cost-effectively modernize. [media:23:left:medium]
  • USO shows The Wolfpack will not be forgotten

    The United Service Organizations team from Osan Air Base visited the men and women stationed here to deliver care packages Jan. 25. The USO team handed out over 1,200 care packages at different locations throughout the base, starting at the dining facility and ending with a visit to the ammunitions flight. The team, along with volunteer Airmen from
  • 8th Fighter Wing reveal 2017 annual award winners

    The 8th Fighter Wing’s “The Night of the Stars” annual awards ceremony acknowledged military members, civilians, groups and volunteers who have exhibited excellence in their roles around base throughout the year. The ceremony commenced here on February 9, 2018. The accomplishments of those recognized demonstrate expertise, leadership and commitment across the full breadth of the support we provide to the Republic of Korea, United States Pacific Air Forces, and the Air Force mission. All accomplishments were enabled by the hard work and support of their Wingmen and leaders.
  • 8th Fighter Wing CE forms team, tackles snow

    Six F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 80th Fighter Squadron “Juvats” returned home from temporary deployment in Singapore in support of Commando Sling, February 6, 2018; however, leaving for the training exercise was a bigger task than they anticipated. Prior to the Juvats’ departure window on January 12, more snow accumulated within a 36-hour period than in the entire previous year. The metrological dilemma sent the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron ‘Dirt Boys’ into overdrive to enable continued aircraft launch and recover operations on the flightline. During this time, crews at Kunsan worked diligently to stay on top of the weather and transitioned into 24-hour snow-removal operations.
  • Wolf Pack superior performers recognized by SecAF, CSAF

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein speak with Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, January 29, 2018. Members of the Wolf Pack were recognized as superior performers by Wilson and Goldfein and briefed the senior leaders on the specific mission sets in their respective fields.
  • 8AMXS Generation Exercise

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Christopher Rose and Senior Airman David Botterill, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, prepare to load an F-16 Fighting Falcon during an aircraft generation exercise. Members of load crews precisely and promptly loaded over ten aircraft in under 12 hours confirming the Airmen’s abilities to
  • Take command: Urgent care now easier to access

    As of Jan. 1, 2018, most TRICARE Prime enrollees no longer need a referral for urgent care visits and point-of-service charges no longer apply for urgent care claims. This change replaces the previous policy, which waived referrals for the first two urgent care visits per year.
  • ROKAF 38th FG changes command

    Kunsan welcomed Republic of Korea Air Force Col. Jae-Gyun Jeon as the new 38th Fighter Group commander during a change of command ceremony on Wednesday.
  • 80th FS crew chiefs continue the mission

    The crew chiefs and maintainers who work on swing shift to keep the 80th Fighter Squadron mission ready have a saying that reminds them no matter the weather condition, they have a job to do, and they'll do it "better than you."