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Kunsan hosts 7th AF vice commander

7th AF vice commander, Brig. Gen. Lansing Pilch, greets Defenders assigned to the 8th Security Forces Squadron.

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Lansing Pilch, Seventh Air Force vice commander, shakes the hands of Defenders from the 8th Security Forces Squadron following an air base defense demonstration at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 23, 2017. Throughout the visit, Pilch met with base leadership and Airmen from across the base to better understand the current status and capabilities of the Wolf Pack. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Brittany Curry)

7th AF vice commander, Brig. Gen. Lansing Pilch, addresses leadership of the Republic of Korea Air Force's 38th Fighter Group.

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Lansing Pilch, Seventh Air Force vice commander, addresses Republic of Korea Air Force Col. Cha, Jun Seon, 38th Fighter Group commander, and group leadership during a partner-nation brief from the ROKAF at Kunsan Air Base, Oct. 23, 2017. This brief strengthened Pilch’s understanding of current joint operations and how these forces go together to deter and defend the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Brittany Curry)

8th Security Forces personnel brief 7th AF vice commander, Brig. Gen. Lansing Pilch, on the base's air defense plan.

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Lansing Pilch, Seventh Air Force vice commander, receives a Big Coyote base defense brief from the 8th Fighter Wing’s air base defense officer, 1st Lt. Kevin Farmer, and air base defense non-commissioned officer in charge, Master Sgt. James Savarese, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 23, 2017. This brief allowed Pilch to see first-hand the capabilities of Wolf Pack Defenders and how the 8th Security Forces Squadron enables Seventh Air Force, U.S. Forces of Korea and Pacific Air Forces to remain postured to “Fight Tonight” if called upon. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Brittany Curry)(Portions of this photo were obscured for security reasons)

7th AF vice commander, Brig. Gen. Lansing Pilch, receives a brief from an ambulance services technician assigned to the 8th Medical Group.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Snider, 8th Medical Operations Squadron ambulance services technician, briefs Brig. Gen. Lansing Pilch, Seventh Air Force vice commander, on the capacity to treat patients and maintain the medical readiness of the Wolf Pack at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 23, 2017. Pilch’s visit to Kunsan gave him a greater understanding of the current state of the Wolf Pack and its ability to act as a force multiplier for the Korean Peninsula and region. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Brittany Curry)

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Lansing Pilch, Seventh Air Force vice commander, shakes the hands of Defenders from the 8th Security Forces Squadron following an air base defense demonstration at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 23, 2017. Throughout the visit, Pilch met with base leadership and Airmen from across the base to better understand the current status and capabilities of the Wolf Pack. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Brittany Curry)