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  • Osan to sort it, bag it, drop it

    Sort it, bag it and drop it -- that is the goal of the new Osan Solid Waste Diversion and Recycling Program that will start Wednesday. This purpose of the Air Force Solid Waste Diversion and Recycling Program is to: - Divert solid waste from landfills and incinerators through reuse, recycling, composting, mulching or donating. - Ensure integrated
  • 607th ACOMS takes football championshiop

    The Team Osan flag football season came to an end Monday at the Osan American High School football field following an exciting season. The 607th Air and Space Communications Squadron was victorious after narrowly defeating the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron #2 team 13 to 7. In the first half, both teams had their game faces on, neither defense
  • Airmen ski, snowboard Korean-style

    Twenty-two Airmen from Osan and Kunsan met on the slopes at Yong Pyong Ski Resort in Gangwon Province Dec. 8 through Saturday. In all, 68 U.S. Forces Korea servicemembers took part in a two-day ski and snowboarding trip sponsored by the Korea-America Good Neighbor Society. The trip is one of the many ways in which organizations throughout the
  • Elementary school holds geography bee

    If someone were to ask you, "Colombia, with low coastal plains along both the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean borders which Central American country?" would you know the answer? If you were to ask Thomas Stokes, a sixth grade student from Osan American Elementary School, he would be able to tell you it is Panama because that's the question he
  • Practice safe stress during the holiday

    The holidays, a time of festivity, parties, shopping, entertaining, religious observances, family gatherings, decorating and ... stress! With all the extra demands we place on ourselves and expectations of the season, is it any wonder most of us feel some stress during the holiday season? Here are some strategies for making the holidays a time of
  • Osan loses team member

    Amember of the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron passed away Dec. 4 at the 121 Hospital at Yongson Army Garrison. Airman 1st Class Derek Webb, 51st LRS vehicle mechanic, was originally admitted to the 51st Fighter Wing emergency room Nov. 19 and was later transferred to Ajou Hospital in Suwon and then to the hospital in Yongsan. "Airman 1st Class
  • Tips for filing taxes overseas

    An article about taxes already? With Christmas just around the corner, filing a U.S. tax return is probably the last thing on people's minds. However, now's the time to lay the groundwork to make life easier during the upcoming tax season. Listed below are some of the more common issues that can have significant impacts on your one's ability to
  • Osan participates in Buddy Wing

    "It's good to know the guys you would go to war with," says 1st Lt. Brad Wethington, 25th Fighter Squadron pilot. Over the past week, pilots from the 25th FS participated in a Buddy Wing program, an exercise between the 25th FS and Republic of Korea Air Force pilots from the 238th Fighter Squadron. The Buddy Wing program allows ROKAF and U.S. Air
  • Osan opens basektball season with win

    The Osan men's basketball team, the Defenders, defeated the Yongsan Rebels 85-65 Wednesday night during the finals of the Pacific Air Forces-wide preseason tournament held here. The Osan Defenders went undefeated through pool play to reach the final during the five day tournament. The Osan women's team captured 2nd place earlier in the week losing
  • Airman in Korea receive sweet holiday treat

    The holidays are a time when many families gather together to celebrate various traditions. Since 96 percent of the 8,900 Airmen stationed on the Korean peninsula are in unaccompanied billets, they don't have this luxury. But volunteers from the Osan community came together to give them a taste of home, baking more than 100,000 cookies, in a