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  • Our UCI Legacy

    In the very last scene of the movie "Raiders of the Lost Ark," a nondescript crate supposedly containing the priceless Ark of the Covenant is wheeled off into a warehouse. As the camera slowly zooms out we see that this warehouse is actually a cavernous space with thousands and thousands of indistinguishable crates, all covered in dust. We are left
  • Wolf Pack can succeed by developing sound judgement

    In 1967, Col. Robin Olds brilliantly devised and executed his plan for Wolf Pack pilots to ambush North Vietnamese Migs during Operation Bolo. The result was seven enemy aircraft shot down in mere hours. Colonel Olds' pilots achieved these kills through an elaborate ruse. They flew their F-4s in profiles similar to the more vulnerable F-105s,
  • Culture Change? Here?... Everywhere!

    Change. It's the world we live in while serving during this new century. Sometimes it's hard to keep up. The changes taking place put more pressure on each one of us. The world is a smaller place and getting smaller by the day. Scrutiny is never far away. As the world changes it affects you personally. It places responsibilities upon you that were
  • Memorial Day Message

    More than a million American service members have died in the wars and conflicts this nation fought since the first colonial soldiers took up arms in 1775 to fight for independence. Every Soldier, Sailor, Airman and Marine who died fighting in these conflicts was someone's son or daughter, father or mother or friend. Each was a loss to the nation -
  • A lifetime of opportunities and challenges in one year

    As Airmen when we arrive in Republic of Korea for our remote tour away from family and friends we face many challenges that will force us to draw on our life long experiences. We have a choice though when we arrive. We can choose to set goals that will focus our time here and thereby better us for the rest of our lives or we can let temptations
  • Sexual assault victim advocates available to Kunsan members

    Sexual assaults are a challenge to our nation, and the military isn't immune to this challenge.   To address this national problem, Department of Defense and Air Force leadership created the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program. The program uses sexual assault response coordinators, or SARCs, to ensure the safety, dignity and well-being
  • Seven steps toward being more 'resilient'

    May's Pacific Air Forces Resilient Warrior campaign initiative focuses on "Perseverance" and the 8th Medical Group is here to assist. The goal of this month is to highlight the importance of overcoming difficulty, pressing on despite setbacks and developing resiliency to minimize the impact of future set backs. The concept of resiliency summarizes
  • Wolf Pack more than ready to execute three-tiered mission

    Wolf Pack warriors, as you read this article we'll be at war -- war during our 2007 Operational Readiness Inspection. This is your time to shine. Throughout the year you have built and maintained a team like none other, have taken on every task and performed that task with excellence as your hallmark.   You're a team filled with the Wolf Pack's
  • Right start, right finish

      On March 6, 2007, the Pacific Air Forces Inspector General started the 8th Fighter Wing's Operational Readiness Inspection with a non-combatant evacuation operation, or NEO exercise. First impressions are everything; if the wing tubed it, we may have never recovered from it. But, since the wing shined like I knew we would, we established an
  • Resilient Warriors: Adaptability at the Wolf Pack

      Gen. Paul V. Hester announced 2007 as the year of the 'Resilient Warrior' for Pacific Air Forces. As the Air Force reduces its numbers through Presidential Budget Decision, or 'PBD-720,' increased operations tempo and additional, numerous deployments, Airmen throughout the command are being stressed more than they have ever been.   And the month