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  • Seventh Air Force welcomes new commander

    Seventh Air Force personnel welcomed their 30th commander Monday during a change-of-command ceremony here, which was presided over by Gen. B.B. Bell, U.S. Forces Korea commander. Lt. Gen. Stephen G. Wood assumed command from Lt. Gen. Garry R. Trexler, who is retiring to Nashville, Tenn. Along with being the 7th Air Force commander, Lt. Gen. Wood
  • Osan Mustangs face off against Cheongju Tigers

    Many are not aware of this, but Osan has a soccer club - the "Osan Mustangs Futbol Club." The Mustangs play in an amateur league called the "Super Sunday Futbol League." The league consists of several teams from in and around the local area. The Mustangs' most recent game was against the Cheongju Tigers on Nov. 12. Initially, the Mustangs tangoed
  • Mustangs finish BB 06-03

    Osan won its "fight" against North Korean forces Nov. 17 as the Beverly Bulldog 06-03 Peninsula Operational Readiness Exercise wrapped up. The exercise is one of several that takes place every year and involves Airmen from different installations on the peninsula. "We exercise to ensure we're ready to execute our wartime mission and prove we are
  • 35th ADA gives awards in honor of fallen comrades

    The 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade held its semi-annual Memorial Leadership Awards board Nov. 6. "The success of our brigade is dependent on the development of our junior leaders," said Col. John Rossi, 35th ADABDE commander. "These Memorial Leadership Awards honor our fallen comrades by recognizing those Soldiers, non-commissioned officers,
  • General serves Thanksgiving meals

    Team Osan was treated to a special guest for Thanksgiving lunch at the Ginkgo Tree dining facility. Gen. Paul V. Hester, Pacific Air Forces commander, served Thanksgiving lunch to Airmen here and spent some time this holiday season with them. "Since all of us who serve overseas are away from our blood family on this uniquely American holiday, I
  • Osan prepares for intramural football playoffs

    As Osan heads into its 10th week of intramural flag football, a competitive regular season is winding down leading into this year's play offs. "This has been an all around tough season," said Staff Sgt. William Jackson, the base intramural sports director. "We have had several problems with rain and some safety issues with the playing fields, but
  • 5/6 Club hosts enlisted CDI

    The Osan 5/6 Club hosted the first Team Osan 'Enlisted Only' Combat Dining-In Saturday at the traffic management office warehouse in Bldg 635. More than 300 Airmen and Soldiers attended the military dinner toting their water-filled guns, balloons and launch platforms, as well as donning various individual protective equipment and camouflage face
  • USFK highlights two SOFA regulations

    Because the U.S. military is a guest here in Korea, it is important we respect local laws and the rules set out in the status of forces agreement. Two issues that have been emphasized recently are home-based businesses and hiring third-country nationals. In most cases, servicemembers are not allowed to open any sort of business because there are
  • Wing monitoring avian flue outbreak in South Korea

    An outbreak of bird flu was discovered at a poultry farm in Iksan, Korea, about 155 miles south of Seoul, Nov. 23. The infection killed 13,000 chickens; 6,700 from a direct result of the infection, the rest were culled. Health officials have closed the farm and placed a 1,650 foot radius around the farm to be quarantined. All animals within this
  • Holiday light safety

    The leaves are falling and the air has a refreshing chill. It must be time to string up the holiday lights. But before you do, the 51 FW/ Safety office cautions you to play it safe by following these helpful suggestions: - Before hanging those decorative lights, check everything for frayed cords, broken wires and bulbs and loose connections. If