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  • 51st Munitions Squadron

    The 51st Munitions Squadron trains hard to defend the Republic of Korea and support the wing's motto "Ready to Fight Tonight!" MissionTo provide superior armament systems and quality munitions wherever and whenever needed to keep the 51st Fighter Wing pilots and weapons technicians highly

  • 25th Fighter Squadron

    HistoryThe 25th Fighter Squadron began life as the 25th Pursuit Squadron, activated at Hamilton Field, Calif., on Jan. 15, 1941. By March it was assigned to the 51st Pursuit Group at March Field, Calif. In July the squadron received P-40 aircraft. The 25th sailed to meet the Japanese aboard the S. S

  • Osan Air Base history

    Osan Air Base is one of two major airfields operated by the U.S. Air Force in the Republic of Korea and the only base on the peninsula entirely planned and built by the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. The base is located 4.7 miles southwest of the town of Osan-Ni, for which the base was named,

  • 5th Reconnaissance Squadron

    The need for aerial reconnaissance was perhaps first realized when the Duke of Wellington, Napoleon's adversary at Waterloo, once remarked "the most difficult part of warfare was seeing what was on the other side of the next hill." Early in the 20th Century Gen. Werner von Fritsch,

  • Seventh Air Force history

    Seventh Air Force is the U.S. Air Force's oldest numbered air force. The Army Air Corps first activated 7 AF on Nov. 1, 1940, as the Hawaiian Air Force, to control the growing number of air units arriving in the Territory of Hawaii that year. The serenity of this idyllic home station which garnered

  • 51st Fighter Wing history

    The 51st Fighter Wing has an illustrious record in both combat and peace. Through a bestowal of honors, the 51st FW traces its legacy to the Jan. 15, 1941 activation of the 51st Pursuit Group (later Fighter Group) at Hamilton Field, Sacramento, Calif. One of the first fighter groups to enter action

  • 7th Air Force

    Seventh Air Force headquartered at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, is one of four numbered Air Forces in Pacific Air Forces. Organizations assigned to 7th Air Force include the 51st and 8th Fighter Wings, and the following direct reporting units: 607th Air Operations Group, 607th Air Intelligence