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  • Friendship Week strengthens Soldier, KATUSA ties

    As part of the 31st annual KATUSA-U.S. Soldier Friendship Week, soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 35th Air Defense Artillery Unit, stationed here, spent the past week with their Korean Augmentees to the U.S. Army counterparts participating in various activities to learn more about

  • Shoplifting decreases while costs to servicemembers go up

    The state of shoplifting on military installations is becoming a good news/bad news proposition as sophisticated anti-shoplifting measures work to decrease incidents, while increasingly aggressive thieves increase costs for all exchange shoppers. The good news is that upgraded camera systems capable

  • Airman's Creed, military health care on CSAF's Scope

    The CSAF's Scope focuses on current topics the Air Force chief of staff feels are of special importance to today's Airmen. Among Gen. T. Michael Moseley's top issues are the new Airman's Creed and military health care. General Moseley introduced the new creed to replace all the various specialized

  • Dental technicians ‘more than techs’

    "Thirty white horses on a red hill First they champ Then they stamp Then they stand still." Bilbo Baggins challenged Gollum with this riddle in J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit." One group of Airmen who should know the answer are the dental technicians of the 51st Dental Squadron here. Starting with

  • ADAPT offers alcohol use disorder screenings

    National Alcohol Screening Day is an annual event that provides information about alcohol and health as well as a free and anonymous screening for alcohol use disorders. The Air Force continues to promote a culture of responsible choices where providing education and dispelling related myths about

  • Osan teen selected as PACAF Youth of the Year

    Sometimes people get so caught up in their work, they don't realize how much they've accomplished until they take a step back. An Osan teen realized this when she won Youth of the Year for both the base and Pacific Air Force. "I know I did a lot," said 17-year-old Alicia Bratten. "It just didn't

  • Colliding with traffic safety

    Over the last several months Osan has seen a developing trend of unsafe transportation practices. Unfortunately some of these have injured our airmen and damaged government vehicles. The problems involve all three of our main ways of getting around: motor vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians. The

  • 'Blackcats' to celebrate 90 years of service

    The 5th Reconnaissance Squadron celebrates its 90th anniversary with a dining-in at the Blackcat Compound on Friday at 6 p.m. Col. Stephen P. Sheehy, 9th Maintenance Group commander, is attending the dinner as the special guest speaker. Other special guests include Chief Master Sgt. Michael Baca,

  • DFAS returns to its World Wide Web home

    The Defense Finance and Accounting Service is returning to its original World Wide Web location on May 1. The DFAS Web site will shift to www.dfas.mil from its current location within the Department of Defense (DoD) domain at www.dod.mil/dfas . DFAS officials believe the change will make the Web