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Col. Brian Carr, 51st Fighter Wing vice commander, exits an F-16 Fighting Falcon following his final flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 4, 2016. Carr will be retiring after more than 23 years of service to the Air Force, with three years spent assisting in the defense of the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dillian Bamman) 51st FW vice commander takes final flight
Col. Brian Carr, 51st Fighter Wing vice commander, exits an F-16 Fighting Falcon following his final flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 4, 2016. Carr will be retiring after more than 23 years of service to the Air Force, with three years spent assisting in the defense of the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
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Col. Michael Hammond, 51st Maintenance Group commander, accepts the group guidon from Col. Andrew Hansen, 51st Fighter Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony Aug. 3, 2016, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The group, comprised of four squadrons containing more than 1,300 personnel, supports the Air Force’s most permanently forward-deployed wing, a numbered Air Force and 30 tenant units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dillian Bamman) 51st MXG welcomes new commander
Members of the 51st Maintenance Group welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony Aug. 6. Col. Michael Hammond took command from Col. Victor Mora during the ceremony, which was presided over by Col. Andrew Hansen, 51st Fighter Wing commander.
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2016
Senior Airman Jasmin Figueroa, 51st Medical Operations Squadron emergency services technician, was selected as one the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2016 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The award recognizes 12 outstanding enlisted service members for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and personal achievements. (U.S. Air Force photo) Osan Airman Named 'Outstanding'
Senior Airman Jasmin Figueroa was selected as one the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2016 during her time as a 51st Medical Operations Squadron emergency services technician at Osan AB, Republic of Korea. This award recognizes 12 outstanding enlisted service members for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and personal achievements.
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2016
A new eagle statue dedicated to retired Master Sgt. Jim Price was unveiled in front of the base enlisted club at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 1, 2016. Price, who was a Tuskegee Airman, was a staple of the enlisted club for years, offering advice and mentorship to Airmen of all ranks and ages until his death in 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo/Released) Team Osan honors Tuskegee Airman with memorial
Retired Master Sgt. James T. Price joined the 477th Bombardment Group in 1945 as a B-25 Mitchell aerial gunner until full military integration in 1949. The former Tuskegee Airman eventually called the Osan area home for years and was a staple in the base enlisted club, regularly seen passing on advice and mentoring Airmen of all ranks and ages before his death in 2008.
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An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron taxis on the flightline before takeoff July 27, 2016, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Approximately 300 Airmen and 12 F-16s from the 169th Fighter Wing deployed to Osan in support of the U.S. Pacific Command Theater Security Package.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dillian Bamman) Power Projection: 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron showcases “Fight Tonight” readiness
Team Osan welcomed the South Carolina Air National Guard 169th Fighter Wing during their deployment as the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron in support of the U.S. Pacific Command Theater Security Package. TSPs on the Korean Peninsula have been vital to the Pacific Air Forces force posture since March 2004, and the deployment of the 157th EFS is no exception. They have arrived with over 300 Airmen and 12 F-16 Fighting Falcons, ready to demonstrate the commitment to always be ready to “fight tonight.”
0 8/02
2016
Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force’s Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August during Preventive Health Month.  (AF Graphic) Preventive measures lead to a healthier Air Force
Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force’s Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August during Preventive Health Month. Preventive Health extends beyond health care at an individual level, concentrating rather on the health of individuals, communities and specific populations to help groups reduce their risk
0 7/27
2016
Default Air Force Logo Osan Leadership Pathways offers training opportunities to Airmen
Professional military education provides all Airmen the opportunity to acquire management and leadership skills to help them excel in their careers. At Osan, leadership is reaching out to instruct and prepare Airmen through courses of all kinds to help them excel in their careers. Osan Leadership Pathways is a new initiative by the Osan Top 3 organization to offer additional PME to enlisted Airmen of all ranks. Classes include stress management, time management, bullet writing, NCO professional enhancement and many more.
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Default Air Force Logo Buddy Wing exercise scheduled at Daegu
The 36th Fighter Squadron will deploy four F-16CM Fighting Falcons to Daegu Air Base to join the Republic of Korea's 11th Fighter Wing for a Buddy Wing exercise and exchange program Aug. 8 through 12.
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Senior leaders from the Combined Forces Command gather for a group photo for the 2016 CFC Air Boss Conference July 22, 2016, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Eighty-one senior leaders, including 24 general officers from all branches of the Republic of Korea, United States and alliance forces, discussed airpower strategies in the Pacific region during the conference. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dillian Bamman/Released) Team Osan hosts CFC Air Boss Conference
Team Osan hosted the 2016 Combined Forces Command Air Boss Conference for senior leaders to discuss airpower strategies in the Pacific region July 22. Eighty-one senior leaders, including 24 general officers from all branches of the Republic of Korea, United States and alliance forces, discussed emerging threats to the Republic of Korea, Integrated Air and Missile Defense and changes to Korean Theater of Operations Operational Plans.
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A bird and wildlife aircraft strike hazard cannon is placed on the flightline at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 22, 2016.  The cannons, operated by the 51st Fighter Wing safety office, can make a variety of noises from large booms to wild animal distress noises to help detour Korea’s wildlife from the flightline. This ensures the safety of both the wildlife and pilots operating aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen/Released) ‘Osan! I hear the cannons roar!’
Since 1985, bird and wildlife strikes have cost the Air Force nearly $1 billion in damages from 108,000 strikes. The bird and animal aircraft strike hazard program is designed to preserve Osan’s warfighting capabilities through the reduction of wildlife hazards to aircraft operations.The 51st Fighter Wing safety office added a new tool to its BASH
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