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Default Air Force Logo Osan congratulates its newest chief-selects
Congratulations to the following senior master sergeants on their selection to be promoted to chief master sergeant. -  Raymond Paul, 51st Dental Squadron -  Patrick Simmons, 51st Services Squadron -  Dwight Eddings, 51st Security Forces Squadron -  Timothy Noonan, 51st Communications Squadron -  Jesus Siordia, 51st Munitions Squadron -  Michael
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Robert Carter, a member of the Osan American High School Junior ROTC program, moves one of four wreaths that were placed during the Hill 180 ceremony Feb. 9. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jason Epley) Osan remembers Battle of Bayonet Hill
Osan held its annual Remembrance Ceremony for the Hill 180 "Battle of Bayonet Hill" Feb. 9. This year's 200-person crowd included numerous distinguished guests like Lt. Gen. David Valcourt, 8th Army commander, and Mr. Larry Lyons, from the Pacific Area Veterans of Foreign Wars. It was here 56 years ago that nine soldiers from the 27th Infantry
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OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleader Catherine Croake signs an autograph for Trey Hayenga following the cheerleaders’ Appreciation Tour 2007 Feb. 14 at the Challenger Club here. The show consisted of various dance and cheer routines followed by a meet-and-greet autograph session with all the cheerleaders. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Kevin Coffman) Buccaneer cheerleaders visit Osan

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Default Air Force Logo SNIFL if you have a sniffle
Since so many servicemembers are stationed unaccompanied here, there is one Mustang who is taking the time to give the gift of goodwill and good health. Capt. Bethany Shana, Osan's Military Equal Opportunity officer, knows that good old fashioned cold and flu remedies have always included chicken noodle soup. That's why she started the Soup Needed
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OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Airman Adam Smith, 51st Civil Engineer Squadron readiness apprentice, shows spouses how to wear the gas masks they were issued during the Airmen and Family Readiness Spouse Orientation Feb. 9. During the orientation, spouses meet with base leadership, learn about noncombatant evacuation operations, Korean culture and various base services available to them. The next orientation is March 2. To sign up, call 784-5440. (U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brok McCarthy) Welcome to Osan, here's your gas mask

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OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Dylan Shipley, Justin Stewart, and Megan Pina (inset) listen as Barney the School bus teaches about school bus safety Feb. 13 at Osan American Elementary School. The children are in Mrs. Deb Alcott's kindergarten class. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chad Strohmeyer) Lessons from the bus

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OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Patrons of the Osan Officers’ Spouses’ Club’s Wild West Night enjoy a game of craps Feb. 3. (Photo by Maj. Frank Schreiber) Wild West Night huge success
The casino tables are packed up and the can-can girls have gone back home, but the 27th Annual Wild West Night is still the talk of the town. With 567 cowboys and cowgirls in attendance, the WWN made a record-breaking $16,900. This is a $2,500 increase from last year. The Osan Officers' Spouses' Club hosted the western-themed casino night Feb. 3 at
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Default Air Force Logo Story of 'Bayonet Hill,' Korean War turning point
In late January 1951, the 8th Army was ready to go on the offensive against the weakening North Koreans and Chinese enemy forces here. Gen. Matthew Ridgeway sent the 27th Infantry "Wolfhounds" to Osan to prepare for Operation Thunderbolt. Army Capt. Lewis Millett commanded Easy Company, part of the 27th Infantry, through a frozen rice patty near
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SUWON, Republic of Korea --  Maj. Mary Brookins and a group of Airmen from Osan Air Base visit Mae Sun Elementary School in September. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael O'Connor) Airmen to teach English through USO
This spring Osan will start a new program to help improve English language skills in Korean children by allowing them to spend time with Airmen in their school classrooms. Units on base will adopt a school and Airmen will have the chance to teach two Saturday classes per month for an entire semester using a program created by the United Services
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OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Tech. Sgt. Kaleah Hodges (left), cheerleading coach for the Youth Center Sports Program, instructs the girls in how to do the "pyramid." The cheerleading squad is for girls from 9-12 years old. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Rojek) Youth Center sports are 'f-u-n - fun'
Unlike stateside bases, where there are myriad opportunities for kids to get out and about, it can be challenging to find off-base activities for youth accompanying their parents overseas. The 51st Services Squadron knows this, and through the Youth Center Sports Program it has come up with a way to help military children stay busy and keep
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