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  • New Pentagon Channel show helps troops get 'Fit for Duty'

    Hosts of a new show coming to the Pentagon Channel want to make troops hurt, sweat and push them to their limits, but most of all the new show aims to ensure members of the U.S. military are "Fit for Duty." "Fitness is as much a part of the military as the uniform," said retired Master Sgt. Jim Langdon, who serves as the Pentagon Channel's director
  • TV detectives 'not even close'

    The detective gets the call and hits the crime scene. He scours the area for evidence and finds a lone cigarette butt. Using the lab, he links the DNA on the cigarette to a known criminal, drives to his house, arrests him and the case is closed ... all in one hour. While a scenario like this may play out well for television audiences, it is far
  • Cargo handlers keep supplies moving

    Do you need your unaccompanied baggage sent back to the U.S.? Are you waiting for a refurbished aircraft part? Your air transportation specialists are here to help. "We're the Air Force version of UPS," said Tech. Sgt. Roger Braun, 731st Air Mobility Squadron cargo processing supervisor. The 12 Airmen of the 731st Air Mobility Squadron's cargo
  • TJAG addresses misperceptions

    The Judge Advocate General of the Air Force addressed the perception of inequality between enlisted and officer disciplinary actions during a visit to Kadena May 21. "Our system is based on commanders being responsible for having a high standard of discipline," said Maj. Gen. Jack Rives. "They have to treat people fairly. They have to analyze every
  • Recognition program highlights ‘Diamond Sharp’ Airmen

    The Osan First Sergeant Council recently initiated the "Diamond Sharp" program to recognize enlisted members in the grade of airman basic through technical sergeant. This program allows first sergeants a way to give "on-the-spot" recognition to Team Osan members whose actions make them stand out. Through the program, first sergeants recognize
  • New mail box comes from galaxy far, far away

    Starting Friday, post office customers will find the droid they're looking for as "Star Wars" character R2-D2 begins taking their mail. In coordination with U.S. Postal Service and Pacific Air Forces Postal Squadron, the Osan Post Office will take part in the 30th anniversary celebration of the release of the original "Star Wars" motion picture by
  • AAFES Quality Assurance team puts safety ahead of sales

    When military families shop, the last thing they should have to worry about is the safety or quality of the products they purchase. Thanks to a small army of Quality Assurance professionals at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, any worries are alleviated long before a product hits the BX/PX shelves. Consisting of 41 associates across the globe,