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AFN-Korea logo AFN and AAFES help clarify decoder issue
American Forces Network viewers who have an AFN decoder and satellite dish must make minor adjustments to their satellite decoders by April 25 to avoid losing AFN service. Customers are encouraged to log onto http://myafn.dodmedia.osd.mil for instructions on making adjustments. A customer service line has been established at the Defense Media
0 4/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Airman's Creed exemplifies warfighting ethos
The Air Force chief of staff introduced the new "Airman's Creed" April 18 to provide Airmen a tangible statement of beliefs that they can hold most dear. The Airman's Creed reflects pride in the role of air, space and cyberspace power and the Air Force's commitment in supporting and defending the nation. The creed is fueled by the Air Force's
0 4/19
2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  The Deployable Distribution Center is capable of handling all types and sizes of material. (Courtesy photo) Deployable Distribution Center to evaluate capability in Korea
The Defense Distribution Center, headquartered in New Cumberland, Pa., will evaluate the capabilities of its Deployable Distribution Center here April 30 through May 11. The DDC's deployable capability is intended to provide a flexible distribution capability that can support responses to natural disasters and military contingencies both inside and
0 4/19
2007
Default Air Force Logo PACAF leads the way for Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program
Pacific Air Force's implementation of the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program is off to a good start. Since the program was ordered to resume under the direction of the deputy secretary of defense in October, PACAF has immunized more than 94 percent of its Airmen who have been designated for mandatory vaccinations. The program is well underway,
0 4/18
2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Airmen inprocess through the chemical warfare defense equipment section Friday. The 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron CWDE technicians hold inprocessing briefings Monday through Friday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Rojek) In the bag: CWDE techs manage live-saving gear
When trudging home from inprocessing with two 35 pound bags full of chemical warfare defense equipment, most people may not be thinking, "Thank you!" But the fact of the matter is, the men and women of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron's CWDE section issue the equipment that saves lives. "With Osan being geographically located so close to
0 4/18
2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Mr. Pae, Hyon chong, reshelves books at the Osan Base Library before they open Thursday. The library has six employees and three volunteers that do everything from putting the books in order to ciculating old books. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Rojek) Base library has more than books
If the world of reading is a magical place, then the library is casting the spells. With more than 43,000 books on the shelves, the Osan Base Library offers a wide variety of reading material. From romance and thrillers to fantasy and children's tales, the library has it covered. "The goal is to have something for everyone," said Mr. Chad Harding,
0 4/12
2007
Yellow sand information - Part 1 Yellow sand: an annual rite of spring
Every year between March and May, servicemembers stationed in the Republic of Korea may notice a yellowish haze in the air. Yellow sand, as it is called, is blown in from the deserts of China and Mongolia. "Yellow sand is made up of very fine particles of sand as well as other things collected from the air while it's being blown toward Korea," said
0 4/12
2007
Default Air Force Logo Exercise and eat right to be 'fit to fight'
Have some weight you want to lose? The easiest way to lose it is to go on a fad diet or skip meals, right? Wrong. "When you don't give your body the nutrition it needs, you.re doing more harm than good," said Capt. Jennifer Bradley, health and wellness center dietitian. "When you deprive your body of the proper food or food all together it enters
0 4/12
2007
Default Air Force Logo Service demographics offer snapshot of force
The Air Force Personnel Center here recently published its demographics report offering a snapshot of the service's active-duty and civilian force, as of March 31. Statistics are rounded to the nearest tenth. Active-duty demographics -- 337,780 individuals are on active duty composed of 68,675 officers and 269,105 enlisted Airmen. -- The Air Force
0 4/11
2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Senior Airman Carlos Deleon (right) helps Senior Airman Jung Jun, both 51st Comptroller Squadron, take off a protective over boot while learning to process through a contamination control point at the ATSO Rodeo Friday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brok McCarthy) Airmen go to rodeo to learn ATSO
With Osan's Operational Readiness Inspection just days away, the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron readiness flight provided Airmen an opportunity to practice their "Ability to Survive and Operate" training Monday. Airman spent the day going to 22 different stations at the ATSO Rodeo, learning everything from self-aid and buddy care to the proper
0 4/11
2007
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