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  • 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 -

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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'

  • 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

  • Airmen to teach English through USO

    This spring Osan will start a new program to help improve English language skills in Korean children by allowing them to spend time with Airmen in their school classrooms. Units on base will adopt a school and Airmen will have the chance to teach two Saturday classes per month for an entire semester

  • Youth Center sports are 'f-u-n - fun'

    Unlike stateside bases, where there are myriad opportunities for kids to get out and about, it can be challenging to find off-base activities for youth accompanying their parents overseas. The 51st Services Squadron knows this, and through the Youth Center Sports Program it has come up with a way to