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  • The girls with the guns

    The 51st Security Forces Squadron is the largest security forces unit in the Pacific Air Force and has more than 440 defenders, with only 13% of them being female. Female Airmen were pulled from five different flights and various positions to participate in a predominately female flight in support

  • CSARTE open-water rescue

    Members of the F1st Fighter Wing and Navy Reserve Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 85 participated in open-water rescue training as part of the combat search and rescue training event April 8, 2022 over the Pacific Ocean. More than 200 joint personnel and 27 participating squadrons from across the

  • NREMT – How to save a life

    The 51st Civil Engineer Squadron fire department hosted a training event as part of a National Registry Emergency Medical Technician course at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 5, 2022.Airmen and civilian students completed more than 200 hours of academic in-person classroom instruction

  • Team Osan hosts CSARTE

    To maintain readiness to respond to contingencies, Team Osan hosted a joint-branch training event focusing on combat search and rescue training techniques (CSARTE).The process of recovering personnel from austere locations brought together more than 200 joint service members and mission partners

  • 51 MXG hosts Weapons Load Crew of the 1st Quarter Competition 2022

    Members with the 36th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and 25th AMU compete to win the 51st Maintenance Group Weapons Load Crew Competition at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 6, 2022. The Load crews were evaluated on safety, reliability, proficiency, technical order compliance and time.

  • F-16s soar over Pilsung range

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon approaches a target during CSARTE 22-2 at Pilsung Range, Republic of Korea, Mar. 30, 2022.

  • Dedicated Crew Chief Ceremony

    The 36th Aircraft Maintenance Unit held a ceremony to recognize 27 members of the unit as dedicated crew chiefs (DCCs) for their work at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 21, 2022.The purpose of the Dedicated Crew Chief Ceremony is to formally appoint those selected as DCCs to assume the

  • Defenders secure the base

    Defenders assigned to the 51st Security Forces Squadron participated in high-risk traffic stop training exercises to prepare them for any adverse activity that could occur at the gate. Defenders work in shifts to provide nonstop support to ensure the safety and security of all personnel and assets

  • Pyeongtaek grants Honorary Citizenship

    Chief Master Sgt. Justin Apticar, 51st Fighter Wing Command Chief, and Chief Master Sgt. David Najera, 51st Mission Support Group Senior Enlisted Leader, were named Honorary Citizens by Jang Seon Jung, Pyeongtaek Mayor at Pyeongtaek City Hall.

  • 36th AMU sustains excellence, maintains winning streak

    The mission of the 36th Aircraft Maintenance Unit is to produce safe and reliable aircraft to maintain combat-ready pilots who are ready to ‘fight tonight’. Over the past 36 months, three crew chiefs assigned to the 36th Aircraft Maintenance Unit have earned the prestigious Thomas N. Barnes Award