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OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Mr. Yi, Myong Son, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadaron fueling unit operator, is pouring a sample of liquid oxygen into a beaker to begin quality assurance testing. Liquid oxygen is tested frequent to ensure the highest quality product is used for Osan. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kim Schaerdel) Cryogenics: It's not just for people
The cryogenic lab deals with materials that operate at sub-zero temperatures. Specially, Osan stores and uses liquid oxygen, or LOX, and liquid nitrogen, or LIN, for a variety of reasons to accomplish our mission. "Pilots depend on these," said Master Sgt Jason Owens, 51st Logistcs Readiness Squadron. "When they are pulling Gs, or in the middle of
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2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Senior Airman Joshua Stike, 5th Reconnaissance Squadron, learns how to blow glass on a recent ITT trip to a glass village where participants can learn how to make a glass vase for about $10. People can also purchase a variety of handcrafted glass pieces. The next trip is Feb. 24. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Huseman) Glass blowing

0 2/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo Spot reduction debunked
Exercise is one of those fields where a little bit of knowledge can be dangerous -- how many of us have friends who give "expert" advice that they got from "a guy who knows a guy who used to be the personal trainer for Chuck Norris?" This is the first article in a series addressing exercise myths, frequently asked questions, and common exercise
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2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Johnathan Lytle spars with his instructor, Master Chae, Kim Myong at the Osan Fitness Center Thursday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brok McCarthy) Airman earns silver in martial arts competition
Recently, a member of the 51st Maintenance Squadron competed in a competition to see who would go to the World Wide Muay Thai competition in Thialand. Johnathan Lytle, a Muay Thai blackbelt, placed second in the competition, earning him a silver medal. The competition had 12 different weight classes and consisted of individuals from all over Korea.
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2007
51st Dental Squadron Mouthguards keep your smile safe
Proper equipment is a necessity when participating in sports. Playing softball without a bat or soccer without a ball would be difficult at best. However, a mouthguard is one piece of equipment that is often overlooked when people pack their gym bags. The truth is athletes are 60 times more likely to suffer harm to the teeth when not wearing a
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2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Kelli Rizzuto (left) and Stephanie Jahn were selected as Osan's new "Giant Voices" after winning a competition Jan. 16. People can expect to hear their voices in the near future. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Brent Skeen) Osan's new 'Giant Voices'

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2007
Default Air Force Logo Cold cash ... we listen, you win
The 51st Services Squadron wants to know how customers feel about their programs, services and facilities. Beginning in March, 51st SVS will promote the use of comment cards and the on-line Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) with the "We Listen, You Win" program. Everyone who submits a comment is entered into a random drawing for $100 in
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Military OneSource works overseas
Imagine you're assigned to Osan with your spouse and child in the States. One day you get a call from your spouse; your child's teacher recommends your child be seen by a mental health professional for a learning disability. Your spouse has no idea how to get this done or if your insurance will cover it. What do you do? One of the best courses of
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Tax assistance available during 2007 tax season
Are you worried about filing your 2006 taxes on time this year? Not sure where to turn for help? Well, the Osan Tax Center is open through May 1. The tax center has a variety of free services available, including electronic filing and preparation of federal income taxes. This year, the tax center will be located in the education annex, Bldg. 788,
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2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Lt. Gen. Stephen Wood, 7th Air Force commander, poses with (left to right) Col. Pete McCaffrey, Col. Kevin Pottinger, Brig. Gen. Kevin Henabray and Col. Richard Haddad. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chad Strohmeyer) 7th AF hosts four ACCEs
Communication is one of the key elements of combat operations that has to work in order for the mission to be carried out. Likewise, the business of running the 7th Air Force Air Operations Center requires trusted liaisons with other military components that make up the U.S. combat force in the Republic of Korea. These liaisons are called Air
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2007
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