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OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  From left: Lt. Col. Lee Harvis, 51st Aeromedical-Dental Squadron flight surgeon, Staff Sgt. Bembry King, 33rd Rescue Squadron pararescue team leader, and Senior Airman Kristofer Darrow, 33rd RQS pararescue team member, carry a patient to the HH-60 for medical evacuation. (Courtesy photo) Team Osan 2006 Year in Review
Team Mustang's crucial role in the stability of the Korean peninsula and East Asia was demonstrated repeatedly during 2006, and its readiness to fight at the drop of a recall was tested again and again. "We did a tremendous job in a number of areas last year," said Brig. Gen. Joe Reynes, 51st Fighter Wing commander. "But most importantly, we
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Default Air Force Logo Osan wraps up BDU-33 investigation
The 51st Fighter Wing and the Republic of Korea Air Force have completed an exhaustive and Air Force wide investigation of an inadvertent release of a small non-explosive practice munition on Nov. 29, 2006 by an aircraft stationed at Osan Air Base. An A/OA-10 aircraft assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron was returning to Osan from a routine
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Default Air Force Logo Team Osan loses Airman
A member of the 51st Medical Operations Squadron passed away shortly after midnight Jan. 7 at Ajou University Medical Center in Suwon. Staff Sgt. Gloria DeBerry passed away due to a brain tumor. Staff Sgt. Gloria "Glo" DeBerry was a shiftleader in the Emergency Room and had been at Osan for 10 months. "She was truly one of our angels" said Lt. Col.
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Default Air Force Logo Osan wraps up successful CFC
Team Osan finished its Combined Federal Campaign in December, surpassing it's goal of $300,000 by $49,202.14 -- 16 percent over the base's goal. "I think this proves just how generous the base personnel are," said Lt. Col. Lourie Moore, 51st Medical Group chief nurse and community project officer for the 51st Fighter Wing. "It also helps that the
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2007
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Getting their faces in the dirt, Airman practice low-crawling during the Installation Arming and Response course. In this course, Airmen E-1 through E-6 will be taught how to defend against, deny and delay opposing forces. The January and future exercises will use the method to provide defense of the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kim Schaerdel) Every Airman to be a Defender
Leading the charge, the 51st Security Forces Squadron is first in the Air Force to offer the Installation Arming and Response program. The IAR program provides ground combat skills training to all Airmen on how to defend, detect, deny and delay opposing forces. With this training, every Airman plays a defensive role for the base. Graduates of the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Airman receives Bronze Star
A member of Osan's Air Force Office of Special Investigations Detachment 611 was recently awarded a Bronze Star for his actions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Special Agent Scott Thompson received the award Dec. 13 for his actions as the senior interrogator while he and four other special agents were attached to an Army unit. "I was pretty
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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFSA: there to support you
There is no doubt that professional organizations help make a well-rounded Airman, that's why the Air Force promotes them. One of the larger organizations is the Air Force Sergeant's Association. With more than 100,000 due paying members, it is one of the strongest lobbying organizations the Air Force has. "Without AFSA, things that benefit the
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2007
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