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  • Team Osan finance experts ‘ace’ historic fiscal year closeout

    The stressful fall semester final exam period usually approaches in early December, but for one special group of financial experts, their biggest test of the year came sooner — Sept. 30th, during the 2020 end-of-year fiscal closeout. Responsible for analyzing Department of Defense budgetary tasks at Osan Air Base, these accounting specialists didn’t anxiously cram, but rather proactively intensified their focus and work hours beginning 60 days prior. Doing this, the 51st Comptroller Squadron’s budget analysis flight (FMA) effectively achieved their goal of properly utilizing funding requirements. Needless to say, these aces passed their annual accounting test, successfully keeping Osan financially ready to “Fight Tonight.”
  • Mustangs selected for staff sergeant

    Congratulations to the 51st Fighter Wing Airmen selected for promotion this week. 332 senior airmen were selected to the rank of staff sergeant Sept. 24, 2020.
  • Ammo Airmen supply the force

    Saying goodbye to your favorite toys is always hard to do. But sometimes, decluttering your overflowing “toy chest” of excess ammunition and giving them to partners in need across the globe is rewarding. Recently, the 51st Munitions Squadron conducted their own “toy” giveaway involving a $13 million ammo transfer to Jinhae Port, Jinhae-gu, Republic of Korea, for international maritime shipping. Formally known as a retrograde or call-forward op, the 51st MUNS shipping/receiving crew accounted for, inspected and prepared serviceable assets alongside the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron on their 200-mile journey to the Korean Peninsula’s southern coast.
  • ‘Mustang 2’ debuts F-16 flight

    U.S. Air Force Col. Henry R. Jeffress III, 51st Fighter Wing vice commander, debuts his first F-16 Fighting Falcon flight as ‘Mustang 2,’ at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The Emporia, Va., native joins Osan after being the director of U.S. Strategic Command’s Joint Electromagnetic Preparedness for Advanced Combat (JEPAC) Directorate.
  • Unforgotten Heroes: Osan honors POW/MIA Day

    Team Osan commemorated our nation’s prisoners of war and those missing in action during a POW/MIA Memorial ceremony on base, Sept. 16, 2020.
  • Semper Supra: Osan Transitions 4 Space Force Operators

    On Sept. 14, four Airmen from Team Osan’s 18th Intelligence Squadron, Detachment 2, became the U.S. Space Force’s newest space operators during a transition ceremony on base.
  • Osan Airmen honor 9/11 responders

    The 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department hosted Patriot Day to commemorate emergency responders who sacrificed their lives during the 9/11 attacks. In honor of those who lost their lives that day, Team Osan paid tribute by participating in a memorial ceremony and stair climb at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea Sept. 11, 2020.
  • Mustangs selected for technical sergeant

    Congratulations to the 51st Fighter Wing sergeants selected for promotion this week. 110 staff sergeants were selected to the rank of technical sergeant Aug. 24, 2020.
  • ADL’s safeguard inbound quarantine Airmen

    Relocating to a new military installation in another country can be a stressful task, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic. With so many uncertainties involving the pandemic’s impacts of changing living standards, a special group of professionals provide initial solutions and comfort for Osan Air Base’s inbound personnel upon arrival in
  • Hometown friends and heroes take to the sky

     It’s not every day that you get to pilot an F-16 fighter jet while one of your best friends fills the back seat. Let alone, a friend whose medical expertise, saved your Air Force flying career. For Capt. Louis Bloom, 36th Fighter Squadron F-16 pilot and Maj. Christopher Ng, 51st Medical Operations Squadron general surgeon, their tour at Osan Air