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(Left) U.S. Air Force Col. Tad Clark, 8th Fighter Wing commander, and (right) Republic of Korea Air Force Col. Keun-Shin Kang, 38th Fighter Group commander, provide U.S. Air Force Col. Jennifer Nevius, 8th Mission Support Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Craig Brodber, 8th MSG superintendent, with a trophy after 8th MSG won overall during Friendship Day at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 4, 2019. Throughout the day U.S. and ROK competed in nine different events to determine an overall winner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
Republic of Korea musicians perform during Friendship Day at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 4, 2019. Along with performances, Friendship Day featured several sports that pitted the U.S. Air Force and ROK Air Force Airmen against each other in friendly competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Craig Brodber, 8th Mission Support Group superintendent, and Republic of Korea Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Byung-ha Kim, 38th Fighter Group chief, compete with each other in Ssireum during Friendship Day at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 4, 2019. Ssireum is a Korean folk wrestling style and is the traditional national sport of Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing and 38th Fighter Group cheer on their teams during Friendship Day at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 4, 2019. Friendship Day celebrates the partnership between the 8th FW and 38th FG, who participated in several sporting events and competitions throughout the day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
U.S. Air Force 8th Fighter Wing and Republic of Korea 38th Fighter Group compete in tug-of-war during Friendship Day at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 4, 2019. Throughout the day Airmen from the U.S. and ROK competed in nine different events with the 8th Mission Support Group winning overall. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christina Bagley, U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific vocalist, sings for the Gunsan City’s Chamber of Commerce at the Dongwoo Concert Hall in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, Sept. 26, 2019. The band played for over 200 chamber of commerce members with their families and perform for around 125,000 people every year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Hetlage)
U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific members play for the Gunsan Korean National Police in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, Sept. 24, 2019. The Pacific Showcase jazz ensemble consists of multiple instruments including saxophone, trumpet, drums and guitar. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Hetlage)
A U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific member plays for the Gunsan Korean National Police in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, Sept. 24, 2019. The band is stationed in Yokota Air Base, Japan and plays around 200 shows per year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Hetlage)
Sang-joon Lim, Gunsan Korean National Police chief, claps along to the U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, Sept. 24, 2019. The band was established over 75 years ago but did not settle in its current location of Yokota Air Base, Japan until 1988. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Hetlage)
Sang-joon Lim, Gunsan Korean National Police chief, creates the hand heart symbol along with Staff Sgt. Andrew Clemenson, U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific drummer, and other band members in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, Sept. 24, 2019. The bands mission is to reinforce alliances, expand partnerships and build cross-cultural trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Hetlage)
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Pete Somerville, U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific guitarist, plays for the Gunsan City’s Chamber of Commerce at the Dongwoo Concert Hall in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, Sept. 26, 2019. The band performed in India, Mongolia and Thailand earlier this year and will play shows in Japan and Guam later this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Hetlage)
U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific members play for the Gunsan Korean National Police in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, Sept. 24, 2019. The Pacific Showcase jazz ensemble performed in front of a crowd of 130 officers and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Hetlage
Leaders from the 8th Fighter Wing and Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th Fighter Group toast during a prisoners of war and missing in action memorial ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 20, 2019. There are currently more than 81,000 POW/MIAs, and over 70 percent of them are in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)
A member of the 8th Fighter Wing base honor guard places a red flower on the prisoners of war and missing in action table during a memorial ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 20, 2019. The Wolf Pack dedicated the week in honor of POW/MIA that consisted of several events for the base to participate in, such as a 10 kilometer ruck march, a memorial run and a candle light vigil. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)
U.S. Air Force Capt. James Longe, 8th Fighter Wing chaplain, gives an invocation during a prisoners of war and missing in action memorial ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 20, 2019. Leaders from the Wolf Pack and Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th Fighter Group came together to honor those who are still lost but not forgotten. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)
U.S. Air Force Col. Lawrence Sullivan (far right), 8th Fighter Wing vice commander, runs with Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th Fighter Group leadership to start a 24-hour prisoners of war and missing in action memorial run at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 19, 2019. The Wolf Pack dedicated the week in honor of POW/MIA that consisted of several events for the base to participate in. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)
U.S. Air Force Col. Lawrence Sullivan (far right), 8th Fighter Wing vice commander, runs with Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th Fighter Group leadership to start a 24-hour prisoners of war and missing in action memorial run at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 19, 2019. The Wolf Pack held several events throughout the week, such as a 10 kilometer ruck march, a memorial run and a candle light vigil. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)
Members of the 8th Fighter Wing Honor Guard wait to raise the American flag and the prisoners of war and missing in action flag during the POW/MIA opening ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 16, 2019. The 8th Fighter Wing held several events throughout the week to honor the men and woman who have not returned home. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
Members of the 8th Fighter Wing walk during the prisoners of war and missing in action 10-kilometer ruck march at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 16, 2019. Between Sept. 16 and 20, the 8th FW hosted several events including a flag raising, candlelight vigil and a 24 hour run. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
U.S. Air Force Col. Lawrence Sullivan (center right), 8th Fighter Wing vice commander, talks with Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th Fighter Group leadership before a 24-hour prisoners of war and missing in action memorial run at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 19, 2019. The Wolf Pack dedicated the week in honor of POW/MIA that consisted of several events for the base to participate in. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)