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Default Air Force Logo Got mold?
As Korea settles into the spring season, things are slowly returning to life -- though not all are as welcome as the flowering trees around base. Around Osan, spring has also meant the return of mold. "We expect to start seeing mold grow around the base during late spring or early summer," said Maj. Timothy Allmann, the 51st Medical Group
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2007
Default Air Force Logo TRICARE sponsors new post-deployment health care survey
A telephone survey of ill or injured servicemembers who have returned from operational deployment will begin May 1 to examine post-deployment health care experiences. This health care survey is being conducted in response to the Secretary of Defense's request to comprehensively assess the quality of health care servicemembers receive since
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2007
The Airman's Roll Call is a one-page print product, posted online every Wednesday, written so supervisors can read it to their Airmen during morning roll calls or weekly gatherings. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Mike Carabajal) Latest Airman's Roll Call features Airman's Creed
This week's Airman's Roll Call features the Airman's Creed. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley introduced the idealogy as a means to provide Airmen with a tangible statement of beliefs "they can hold most dear." The general said having a creed is like a blinding flash of the obvious: it simply and concisely puts into words the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFPC Web site adds citizenship application process
Active duty Airmen may now apply for U.S. citizenship via the Air Force Personnel Center's Web site or through the virtual Military Personnel Flight, furthering Personnel Services Delivery Transformation. Citizenship application procedures are available on the Air Force Personnel Center's citizenship application Web page. The Web page provides
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Gen. Hester announces retirement
Gen. Paul V. Hester, Commander, Pacific Air Forces, announced his retirement today. His announcement coincides with the Department of Defense naming Lt. Gen. Carrol "Howie" Chandler as the next Pacific Air Forces commander. Gen. Chandler was also nominated for his fourth star. Gen. Hester assumed command of PACAF in July 2004 and says that despite
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2007
Senior leaders applaud Tuesday after the Pacific Air Forces inspector general announced Osan received an "Excellent” for its operational readiness inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Marasky) Osan receives 'Excellent' on ORI
The lights fell on a packed house at the Osan theatre Tuesday afternoon as the 51st Fighter Wing asked the Pacific Air Forces Inspector General to "Show us!" the results of the 2007 Operational Readiness Inspection, just as Team Osan showed off for the Inspector General the week earlier. The resulting chants and cheers from the crowd were brought
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2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Staff Sgt. Chet Oleske, 25th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, performs a system check on an A-10 using the jet’s auxiliary power unit while Master Sgt. Jeffery Boot, 51st Maintenance Operations Squadron APU A-10 instructor, looks on Tuesday. A little power goes a long way
When it comes to keeping Osan's jets 'Ready to Fight, and Win, Tonight,' maintainers have to stay on top of their game. In order to stay the best, the 51st Maintenance Operations Squadron offers training for maintainers here like the auxiliary power unit course. An auxiliary power unit is a small generator in a jet that provides electricity,
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2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  The Osan Elementary School Jazz Singers perform at the Volunteer Recognition Reception at the Officers' Club here Monday. The reception was a 'thank you' to all Team Osan volunteers for what they do for the base and local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ronald Hill) Volunteers honored at reception
Team Osan celebrated Volunteer Recognition Week with a kick-off volunteer reception at the Officers' Club today. Each base agency recognized their volunteers with displays and each registered Team Osan volunteer received a gift. However, the volunteers are the ones who gave the biggest gift to the community: themselves. "Volunteering is giving of
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2007
SOUTHWEST ASIA --  Maj. Matthew Faubion and Tech. Sgt. Randall Wallace show their boxes of Girl Scout cookies. The Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts at Osan Air Base sent 636 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to servicemembers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. (Courtesy photo) Osan Girl Scouts send cookies to deployed troops
Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts here sent 636 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to servicemembers in Iraq and Afghanistan thanks to donations from Team Osan. While donations covered the majority of the cost for the cookies, the girls donated their own money to make up the difference. Each troop had a contact point downrange that was a willing recipient
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2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  The entire 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, chants to a cadence as they run down a street on base to help bring awareness of sexual assault. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Gretchen N. Goodrich) Army combats sexual assault through awareness
Soldiers from the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, ran four miles around the base here April 13 in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Since the beginning of April, units throughout Area III have been putting together activities to spread knowledge about the issue. However, this was the first
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2007
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