• USAF, ROKAF chaplains host Buddhist immersion

    The U.S. Air Force 8th Fighter Wing chaplains paired with the Republic of Korea Air Force 38th Fighter Group chaplain to host an educational Buddhist immersion course for Airmen April 11 and 13.
  • 8th LRS fleet upgrades invest in local economy; save money, time

    The Korean Government has funded the 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron approximately $547,000 to locally procure 35 new foreign general purpose assets through the Logistics Cost Sharing (LCS) Vehicle Purchase Project, to modernize and replace part of Kunsan’s vehicle fleet.
  • U.S., ROK military members bond through martial arts

    The traditional martial art of Korea is Taekwondo, and members of the United States Forces-Korea got a chance to experience it firsthand with the Republic of Korea Army.
  • SAAPM: Protecting Airmen Protects the Mission

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and Kunsan Air Base personnel are dedicated to the safety of Airmen. “The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response’s mission is to educate, advocate, and collaborate with other agencies as we assist our victims of sexual assault,” said Capt. Anna Sanchez, 8th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Response Coordinator. “We are in this together to stop sexual assault as a Wolf Pack.”
  • USAF, ROKAF conduct joint training

    Pilots from the 8th Fighter Wing conducted flying operations with the 19th Fighter Wing, from Jungwon Air Base, for Buddy Squadron training event from March 27 to 29. Buddy Squadron, which is held multiple times a year, is training that aims to enhance the abilities for U.S. and Republic of Korea Air Forces to integrate together.
  • Kunsan Airman marches in Bataan Memorial Death March

    More than 8,500 people headed to White Sands Missile Range, N.M., for the 30th annual Bataan Memorial Death March, March 17, 2019, with one of the 8th Fighter Wing’s very own making the trek. Senior Master Sgt. Ruby Tilley, 8th FW command post command and control operations superintendent, participated in the military heavy category which involved wearing her uniform and carrying a 35-pound rucksack.
  • 8th CES firefighters execute life-saving training

    The 8th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department doesn’t just respond to cats stuck in trees, they also execute life-saving actions.
  • 8th FW Airman named AF Winner of Vaught Visionary Leadership Award

    Leadership is not something that can be easily learned, but some people are born natural leaders.
  • 8th FSS Airmen practice contingency cooking

    8th FSS Airmen trained on the planning, preparing and serving of a hot meal during a contingency event.
  • Weather it’s rain, sleet or snow USAF-ROKAF team keeps the watch

    Protecting military assets is important to all jobs in the Air Force, and one career field takes it a step further in trying to predict the future. While not always 100 percent accurate, the 8th Operations Support Squadron weather team is able to forecast different weather conditions in advance, which is critical for the flying operations here. The close relationship U.S. weather Airmen maintain with their Republic of Korea Air Force counterparts is key to getting jets off the ground.