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  • Community Outreach

    At Osan Air Base, there are numerous community outreach programs which take place beyond the gates of Osan. Each program is a great volunteer opportunity for all of Team Osan. Airmen, Soldiers and civilians alike are already spending hundreds of hours of their off-duty time to enrich and improve the lives of South Koreans. There are English
  • Good Neighbor Program

    "Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed." -- Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States. For more than five decades, the Republic of Korea and the United States have been staunch allies, and within that firm framework, personal friendships between the people of South Korea
  • US Vacancies

    OSAN ABEqual Employment Opportunity (EEO) Counselor, Open Until Filled Chief Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Counselor, Open Until Filled KUNSAN AB Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Counselor, Open Until Filled MILITARY SPOUSES AND FAMILY MEMBERS SEEKING EMPLOYMENT: If you are a military spouse or family member seeking Civil Service employment
  • Disciplinary Actions -- General Steps for US Employees

    DISCIPLINARY ACTION - GENERAL PROCEDURES (FOR US EMPLOYEES) 1. Consult with the Employee Relations Specialist (51 MSS/DPCE) assigned to your organization. 2. Interview the employee in private; tell him/her the purpose of the interview, and that you are considering taking disciplinary action. Clearly state the problem and the facts. 3. Give the
  • Cultural Awareness

    Etiquette and dining Although many of the Koreans with whom you come into contact will be familiar with American habits and mannerisms, the traditional values are still strong. Koreans shake hands and bow at the same time. The depth of the bow depends on the relative seniority of the two people. When passing a gift, or any other object to someone,
  • Shopping

    There are open markets as well as a multitude of indoor shops. The smells can be very strong. Contrary to what others believe, Korea is a very expensive place to shop. Be prepared to bargain with shopkeepers in the open markets and small shops. Do not be rude if the shopkeeper does not come down to your price. Compromise is the name of the game.
  • Finances and Banking

    U.S. banking and credit union facilities are available at military installations throughout the Republic. Use of the Direct Deposit Program at a stateside financial institution helps avoid interruptions or delays in receiving your monthly pay during your move. Checks from stateside and local financial institutions may be cashed at various
  • Emergencies in transit

    In the event of an emergency enroute, contact your sponsor or the military personnel office at the nearest military installation for help in notifying your gaining organization. If you do not know the extension number, you can contact your unit through the Osan base operator, DSN 315-784-1110 or by calling commercially to 011-82-31-661-1110. If you
  • Lodging

    Osan frequently experiences a shortage of permanent quarters and on-base lodging. You or your sponsor should make billeting reservations if permanent quarters will not be available upon your arrival. Reservations for the base's Turumi Lodge can be made by calling DSN: 315-784-1844. Turumi also works with seven contract hotels available as
  • 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 the unit the glib designation "Pineapple Air

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