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  • Kunsan celebrates Fighter Ace Robin Olds 95th birthday

    He was a former all-American football player at West Point, the husband of movie star, Ella Raines, and sported a meticulously waxed handlebar mustache. Larger than life, and etched in Air Force heritage, he was Brig. Gen. Robin Olds.However, these reasons are not why Airmen assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea,
  • AGE flight keeps planes flying

    As critical as the mission is for the Wolf Pack to maintain air superiority, it's also important for the 8th Maintenance Squadron's Aerospace Ground Equipment flight to ensure equipment is ready to support daily maintenance operations that keep aircraft flying.While F-16 Fighting Falcons take the fight north, the AGE flight maintains more than 600
  • Accessories flight helps take the fight north

    There are certain accessories required to keep drivers safe, such as air bags, seatbelts, defrosters and windshield wipers. Along with automobiles, aircraft also require an assortment of accessories to assist pilots as they navigate. To keep pilots safe, Airmen from the 8th Maintenance Squadron accessories flight work to provide timely and
  • F-16 maintenance: the down and dirty perspective

    Growing up with a passion for mechanics, one Airman likes to get her hands dirty, turn wrenches and troubleshoot broken machinery.In a career field predominantly filled by men, Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Dietrick, 8th Maintenance Squadron inspection team member, doesn't consider her career decision unusual."I always loved going through the mechanical
  • Strength training 101: HAWC classes help improve fitness

    Being ready to "fight tonight" is a message that resonates with every Airman at the 8th Fighter Wing. For decades, Kunsan AB has upheld a long tradition of excellence; one key aspect to the Wolf Pack's mission readiness is being fit to fight.The 8th Medical Operations Squadron's health promotions office supports the Wolf Pack's combat-ready Airmen
  • MERS Advisory

    Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus, a virus believed to have originated in the Middle East and spread to the Republic of Korea, has not infected members of the Gunsan community at this time, and there are currently no travel restrictions for 8th Fighter Wing personnel.Commonly known as MERS-CoV, this is a viral respiratory illness
  • Epitomizing resilience: Wolf Chief 17 retires after 30 years of service

    From a farm in South Carolina to the coastal plains of South Korea, 8th Fighter Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Lee "Wolf Chief" Barr prepares to close the final chapter of his Air Force career.Barr's retirement ceremony was held May 12, 2015 at Kunsan Air Base; however, he plans to have his retirement medal pinned in front of his wife and children
  • Wolf Pack at Work: Senior Airman Sarah McDermott, 8th LRS

    Wolf Pack at Work: Senior Airman Sarah McDermott, 8th LRSJob Title: 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics plannerJob Description: As a logistics planner stationed at Kunsan Air Base, I am responsible for support agreements, memoranda of agreement, memoranda of understanding and memoranda of understanding international within the wing. Support
  • Wolf Pack Garden promotes healthy living

    As part of a Department of Defense effort to develop a way for installations to have access to healthy foods, Wolf Pack members are spending the next several months constructing a community garden in front of the Sonlight Inn.To help promote healthy living, the Air Force adopted the Military Nutrition Environment Assessment Tool, program in early
  • She-Wolf of the Day: TSgt Molly Callen

    In late 2008, after returning home from a deployment, she was diagnosed with cancer."I was very blessed to have already found the love of my life," said Tech. Sgt. Molly Callen, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team lead. "Without my husband, I don't know how I would have handled the news."The next year would be the most
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