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  • Town patrol member leaves footprint upon departure

    Before coming to Osan Air Base, people are often told stories about painting the town red at night in the Songtan Entertainment District. A story that is less often told is that of the group of men and women who strive to keep service members safe and secure in the immediate area outside of the gates to include the Songtan Entertainment District
  • Vietnam War marks first 51 FIW F-102 deployment

    Nearly 50 years ago, F-102 Delta Daggers from what was then known as the 51st Fighter Interceptor Wing, Naha Air Base, Okinawa, were mobilized to bolster the campaign in Vietnam. Tensions were high in August 1964 after the U.S. Navy was ordered to retaliate against North Vietnam for the attacks on their assets in the Gulf of Tonkin.The wing had
  • South Korea Sojourns IX: Bonguensa Temple

    Author's Note: This is the ninth in a series of articles about recreational travel opportunities for service members stationed in South Korea. Each article will highlight a specific South Korean destination, attraction or event within the authorized travelling distance for U.S. forces in country. The aim of this series is to encourage everyone to
  • Shining a Light

    As a child, insulated in her bedroom, books taught her to dream of worlds beyond the dark realities of inner-city Chicago.Now 21 years old, Senior Airman Kayla Dale, an African-American lesbian, has faced scrutiny and battled stereotypes her entire life. She remembers the prologue, but insists on telling her story her way: with a smile."My life
  • USACE builds on AF's vision

    With a heritage that dates back to construction of the Washington Monument, Panama Canal and the Pentagon, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Osan Resident Office has a lot to live up to. The team of 20 doesn't let that intimidate them as they strive to enhance the base's infrastructure and give substance to the plans their Air Force partners have
  • 106th MD keeps furry friends fit to frolic

    One of only a few U.S. military animal clinics on the Korean peninsula, the 106th Medical Detachment cares for the pets of personnel across the entire U.S. Forces Korea area of responsibility. Two veterinarians and two civilian animal health technicians handle everything from outprocessing examinations to tumor removals and other soft-tissue
  • South Korea Sojourns VIII: COEX Aquarium

    Author's Note: This is the eighth in a series of articles about recreational travel opportunities for service members stationed in South Korea. Each article will highlight a specific South Korean destination, attraction or event within the authorized travelling distance for U.S. forces in country. The aim of this series is to encourage everyone to
  • South Korea Sojourns VII: Yeouido Park

    Author's Note: This is the seventh in a series of articles about recreational travel opportunities for service members stationed in South Korea. Each article will highlight a specific South Korean destination, attraction or event within the authorized travelling distance for U.S. forces in country. The aim of this series is to encourage everyone to
  • South Korea Sojourns VI: Lotus Lantern Parade

    Author's Note: This is the sixth in a series of articles about recreational travel opportunities for service members stationed in South Korea. Each article will highlight a specific South Korean destination, attraction or event within the authorized travelling distance for U.S. forces in country. The aim of this series is to encourage everyone to
  • Wolves in sheep's clothing

    Service members in the Republic of Korea take special care to shred obsolete official documents, encrypt their e-mails and otherwise practice information and operational security.Another aspect of OPSEC has become increasingly important, and it involves something that all Airmen come in contact with every day they're on the job - uniforms.Jon
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