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  • Vehicle policy changes at Osan AB

    Several recent changes to policy have resulted in new rules for vehicle ownership at Osan Air Base.
  • Pacific Air Forces Commander visits Osan warriors

    Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, visited the men and women of Osan Air Base, Oct. 17, here. In addition to Brown, Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Johnson, PACAF command chief, toured the installation as part of a three-day visit to the Peninsula, including bilateral engagements with Republic of Korea key defense and military leaders, a visit to the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2019, and stops at Kunsan Air Base and Camp Humphreys to visit with Airmen and families. While gaining an in-depth exposure of the installation’s unique mission, PACAF leadership used the visit as an opportunity to explain Pacific Air Force’s priorities and how vital Team Osan is in contributing to the Indo-Pacific region’s security and stability.
  • Osan recognizes Energy Action Month 2019

    To commemorate October’s Energy Action month, the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron’s energy management team is challenging Team Osan to utilize best practices in efficient energy usage to enhance mission capability and readiness. During Energy Action Month, the Air Force will emphasize the need for smart energy solutions and inform Airmen, Air Force senior leaders, policy makers and aligned organizations about what they can do to effectively distribute, generate, and manage resilient and reliable energy across the enterprise. This year’s Air Force theme, “Energy Able – Mission Capable,” tasks installations to foster cultures that prioritize energy optimization and water management.
  • ATC making the pieces fit like Tetris

    It’s like a game of Tetris, only instead of blocks, its aircraft and lives – the simplest mistake can prove fatal.For air traffic controllers, the job is in a constant state of flux. One second they’re easily controlling the ground or air traffic, then in a split second chaos can ensue.“It gets chaotic when you have so many pilots needing so many
  • Osan Medics train for battlefield care

    Medics from the 51st Medical Group participated in multiple two day Tactical Combat Casualty Care training courses recently at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. TCCC is a joint training course that provides medical personnel with capabilities to serve in hostile combat conditions.The training is part of an Air Force-wide initiative to better
  • Mustang resiliency gets gritty

    More than 180 members of Team Osan lined the ballroom of the Officer’s Club Sept. 26, 2019. Speckled amongst the guests were volunteers donning black t-shirts with the words “You Matter” written in white letters across the front.Sponsored by the chapel, the Grit luncheon encouraged Airmen to seek help and find the strength inside them when life
  • Team Osan reopens dorm after renovations

    Team Osan held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a dormitory renovation project Sept. 26, 2019, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea.The project on dormitory 1349 began two years ago with a project concept to renovate day rooms, bed rooms, lighting fixtures and install a new HVAC system.“The freedom of 51 million people starts with a good night’s
  • Air Power Day 2019 Wraps Up

    Team Osan’s Air Power Day 2019 hosted more than 33 thousand attendees throughout the weekend to include both the DOD Friends and Family and the public day Sept. 20-21. The 51st Fighter Wing showcased a variety of joint and combined capabilities with various assets from across the Republic of Korea and U.S. Forces Korea available for static display
  • 51st CES conducts RADR training

    Generally, at the center of Air Force installation operations is the airfield and the runway, heavily guarded by law enforcement and surveillance to keep people and assets safe. Which leaves the question: what would happen if Osan Air Base’s runway was somehow left damaged? It is the responsibility of the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron to make accurate and timely repairs. In preparation for similar scenarios, the squadron held their biannual rapid airfield damage recovery training Sept. 9-13, 2019.