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  • PACAF commander visits Osan

    Gen. Paul V. Hester, Pacific Air Forces commander, visited Osan Monday for the 7th Air Force change-of-command ceremony. While he was here, the MiG Alley Flyer had a chance to sit down with him for a question and answer session. Are there any positive things you have seen that have been implemented PACAF wide and submitted to be used Air Force
  • Osan mourns loss of two Airmen

    Airmen from the 7th Air Force and 51st Fighter Wing mourned the loss of two Airmen during memorial services held at the Osan Chapel Wednesday and Thursday. In unrelated incidents, two Airmen stationed in the Republic of Korea were found dead Nov. 2, one near his family's home in Minnesota and the other in his place of residence in Gwang Ju, South
  • Osan congratulates its newest chief-selects

    Congratulations to the following senior master sergeants on their selection to be promoted to chief master sergeant. -  Raymond Paul, 51st Dental Squadron -  Patrick Simmons, 51st Services Squadron -  Dwight Eddings, 51st Security Forces Squadron -  Timothy Noonan, 51st Communications Squadron -  Jesus Siordia, 51st Munitions Squadron -  Michael
  • Osan remembers Battle of Bayonet Hill

    Osan held its annual Remembrance Ceremony for the Hill 180 "Battle of Bayonet Hill" Feb. 9. This year's 200-person crowd included numerous distinguished guests like Lt. Gen. David Valcourt, 8th Army commander, and Mr. Larry Lyons, from the Pacific Area Veterans of Foreign Wars. It was here 56 years ago that nine soldiers from the 27th Infantry
  • SNIFL if you have a sniffle

    Since so many servicemembers are stationed unaccompanied here, there is one Mustang who is taking the time to give the gift of goodwill and good health. Capt. Bethany Shana, Osan's Military Equal Opportunity officer, knows that good old fashioned cold and flu remedies have always included chicken noodle soup. That's why she started the Soup Needed
  • Wild West Night huge success

    The casino tables are packed up and the can-can girls have gone back home, but the 27th Annual Wild West Night is still the talk of the town. With 567 cowboys and cowgirls in attendance, the WWN made a record-breaking $16,900. This is a $2,500 increase from last year. The Osan Officers' Spouses' Club hosted the western-themed casino night Feb. 3 at
  • Story of 'Bayonet Hill,' Korean War turning point

    In late January 1951, the 8th Army was ready to go on the offensive against the weakening North Koreans and Chinese enemy forces here. Gen. Matthew Ridgeway sent the 27th Infantry "Wolfhounds" to Osan to prepare for Operation Thunderbolt. Army Capt. Lewis Millett commanded Easy Company, part of the 27th Infantry, through a frozen rice patty near