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Default Air Force Logo Dorm managers maintain Airmen’s home away from home
The old "Transformers" cartoon theme song said they're "more than meets the eye." One glance into the day in the life a dorm manager, and it's obvious the same can be said about these Airmen. Their day begins with the daily task of filling out both the Airmen Vacant Room Roster and the Occupancy Report. These forms keep track of the empty rooms in
0 4/30
2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Starting today, people will need personal identification numbers to make calls that don't begin with 0505, 010, 011 and 031. (Photo illustration by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Rojek) PINs required to make long distance calls
Starting Tuesday, people on Osan will be required to use a personal identification number to place long distance calls from base telephones. "This will reduce Team Osan's annual telephone bill and prevent abuse by ensuring that only authorized members can make commercial long distance calls," said Master Sgt. Roderick Fletcher, 51st Communications
0 4/30
2007
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
0 4/29
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
0 4/29
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
0 4/29
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
0 4/29
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
0 4/29
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
0 4/25
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,
0 4/24
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
0 4/23
2007
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