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  • Crew Chief Green-Lights Career

    Extreme temperatures, dwindling daylight hours, and the looming threat of snow is the best way to describe his current working conditions. The job itself is so demanding that if the “newbies” aren’t told to eat, they’d work straight through lunch. It’s an endless stream of components that need to be checked, fixed, if necessary, and checked again; that’s what keeps the mission going. Welcome to the flight line. Welcome to the world of a crew chief in the United States Air Force.
  • Kunsan crushes 2018 AFAF campaign goal

    The 8th Fighter Wing launched its Air Force Assistance Fund campaign March 26, and AFAF officials recently announced the results of the donations.The 8th Fighter Wing collectively raised a total of $41,975.81, surpassing the wing’s overall goal of $37,174 by 113 percent.The AFAF focuses on four charities: the Air Force Aid Society, the General and
  • 8 FW DFAC staff fuel the fight

    Morning, noon, or night, the U.S service members and the Korean counterparts are always working hard inside the 8th Fighter Wing dining facility beyond the customer service hours.   The hours might say that they’re only open during the meal hours, however they [WJDTUP8F1] are constantly prepping and cooking the food in order to feed the nearly
  • USO shows The Wolfpack will not be forgotten

    The United Service Organizations team from Osan Air Base visited the men and women stationed here to deliver care packages Jan. 25. The USO team handed out over 1,200 care packages at different locations throughout the base, starting at the dining facility and ending with a visit to the ammunitions flight. The team, along with volunteer Airmen from
  • 80th FS crew chiefs continue the mission

    The crew chiefs and maintainers who work on swing shift to keep the 80th Fighter Squadron mission ready have a saying that reminds them no matter the weather condition, they have a job to do, and they'll do it "better than you."
  • We Go Together: USAF, ROKAF strengthen relationship with Buddy Wing

    If called upon to take the fight north, the Wolf Pack would not go it alone. As a part of a combined force, the U.S. and Republic of Korea air forces on the peninsula would need to execute combat operations as a singular and fluid force. Because of this, they practice together to remain proficient in their deadly mission, should they ever be called
  • PACE workshop with Wolf Pack Leaders

    The Profession of Arms Center of Excellence conducted a Leadership Behavior DNA workshop at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sep. 1, 2017. Leadership teams from different organizations around Kunsan were given the opportunity to develop their interpersonal communication and decision-making skills by taking part in the workshop. The participants
  • FARP Exercise Demonstrates 2CAB Readiness and Operational Reach

    Soldiers with the U.S. Army E Forward Support Company, 4-2 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade conducted Forward Arming and Refueling Point training in support of over-water, joint and multinational training at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea on Aug. 7, 2017 demonstrating the readiness, integration, and capabilities of
  • The force behind the machines: 8th CES EOD receives maintenance, operational training

    "The machine is only as smart as its operator,” said U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Travis Finborg, 8th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal logistics section chief.This week, 15 Airmen assigned to the explosive ordinance disposal flight from both Osan Air Base and Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea took the opportunity to train with
  • 2-1 ADA conducts FTX

    U.S. Army Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment conducted a week-long Battalion Field Training Exercise at Kunsan Air Base on July 23. Members of A/2-1 trained on operation, manning, sustainment, and employment of the Patriot Weapons system.Like any weapon system, once fired, the Patriot missile system must be reloaded.
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