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  • EOD trains to neutralize potential threats

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians are known for having one of the most dangerous career fields in the Air Force. Their mission is to disarm unexploded ordnance and to use their training to assist off-base agencies in dealing with terrorist or other criminal acts, accidents, and found explosive items.At Osan Air Base, EOD is here for emergency
  • Airman Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Michael Pasqua

    Airman SpotlightName: Michael PasquaUnit: 51 Communications SquadronJob title: Quality Assurance EvaluatorJob description and its impact on the overall mission: We act as a third-party in the evaluation process to ensure that mission accomplishment occurs within confines of public law, DOD/AF policy, guidance, or technical orders. This contributes
  • Chaplains offer spiritual healing at Osan hospital

    Medics arrive on the scene of a mass casualty. They work to provide enough aid to transport the team to the hospital where more extensive care can be given. Once there, the injured Airmen are categorized into one of four groups: minimal, suffering only bumps and bruises; delayed, wounded but walking; immediate, severely wounded in need and of
  • Metals Technology technicians weld mission together

    Working on everything from aircraft to underground equipment, the 51st Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technology shop accomplishes a variety of metal work throughout the base."Our job is a combination of on-aircraft work and in-shop fabrication," said Senior Airman Jared Callaham, 51st Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technology
  • Osan Crossfit keeps athletes Fit to Fight

    Crossfit has become a very popular workout program throughout the military, allowing for a competitive and structured environment with a set routine. Organized and ran by certified instructors and volunteers, the Osan Air Base Crossfit program averages more than 800 participants each month."We are helping Team Osan get Fit to Fight and if you want
  • 731st AMS PortDawg pride prevails despite obstacles

    While runway construction at Osan Air Base doesn't affect the 51st Fighter Wing's mission, Airmen from the 731st Air Mobility Squadron are ensuring air cargo and passengers for United States Forces in Korea are safely transported without interruption.The squadron teamed with both the Republic of Korea Air Force and sister units within U.S. Forces
  • Armory keeps Osan armed and ready to fight

    While the Airmen in the Osan Air Base Armory do not post to the field, their job is just as mission essential as any. These guardians protect the weapons the installation uses for protection by safe-guarding a depot of arms and ammunition. The 51st Security Forces Squadron Armory is the largest in the Pacific Air Force by size and amount of
  • Students receive hands on CBRNE training

    More than 40 students from Osan High School visited the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight Dec. 14 with their chemistry class to expand their knowledge of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear or Explosive defense, detection equipment and the protective gear. The field trip was coordinated to provide a hands-on
  • 8 NCO's go above, beyond for fellow Airman

    Military members sign on the dotted line to defend the nation's freedoms. All too often, the expense of that signature ranges far from just the line of duty. The cost of service involves a multitude of sacrifices, calling for leadership and full out dedication every single day to accomplish the mission. The wingman concept ensures that every Airman
  • Take the Seoul Train for holiday decorations

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and nothing quite announces the coming of the holiday season like festive decorations.From topping the Christmas tree to hanging vibrant lights around the house, these simple traditions make people feel more at home. For members at Osan Air Base who might not have these items, the Holiday Shop and Flower
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