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  • Preschool Story Time shakes the Osan library

    It's an hour full of dancing, stories and arts and crafts each Thursday morning as the base library seems to come alive for preschoolers.Preschool Story Time from 10 - 11 a.m., led by Air Force spouse Tiffany Hagarty, has proved to be a fun and exciting place for the younger crowd on base, as well as a great child development tool."No child is too
  • Optometry enhances vision to Osan’s mission

    The 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron Optometry Flight's mission is to ensure the base is provided with all the vision care needed to stay fit to fight. The team of four sees more than 65 patients a week. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert)
  • Virtual simulator provides alternative shoot, no-shoot training

    The 51st Security Forces Squadron offers a different way to engage in a shoot or no-shoot scenario at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The Engagement Skills Trainer 2000 is a virtual firearms simulator that uses life-like, life-size weapons to practice marksmanship skills and engage in real-world type scenarios. The shoot or no-shoot scenarios
  • Military spouses earn dental certification through Red Cross

    A newly reactivated program at Osan Air Base enables military spouses to receive dental training and certifications through volunteer hours.The Red Cross Dental Certification Program allows spouses to work with the base dental staff for 1,000 hours of hands-on training over a six-month to become certified dental technicians and Red Cross
  • Homeward Bound provides second chance for animals

    Homeless animals have a chance at a new start at Homeward Bound, the Osan Air Base animal shelter.The non-profit organization helps find "furever" homes for animals throughout the peninsula by housing them and managing a Facebook page to advertise their availability."Our primary focus is to take care of the animals with respect to the host nation,"
  • Osan spouses cook up morale

    The Osan Officers' Spouses Club took a step toward creating a tasty treat for Team Osan to enjoy - a cookbook called We Eat Together! (Gachi Meogeupsida).With more than 250 favorite recipes from spouses across the base, Osan has something to call their own when enjoying meals together."We wanted to do something for Osan that was from Osan," said
  • Base veterinary clinic makes paw prints on Osan

    Service members can be at ease knowing their furry companions will receive quality health care at the Osan Veterinary Treatment Facility -- where 100 household pets and more than 20 military working dogs receive care.The U.S. Army's 106th Medical Detachment veterinary services support, headquartered at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, Republic of Korea,
  • HAZMART facility keeps Osan moving

    Operating with a staff of three military members, two U.S. civilians and four Korean nationals, the 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Hazardous Materials Pharmacy team provides a single point of control, accountability and tracking of more than 12,000 hazardous line items worth $1.4 million. "The hazardous materials we handle here include anything
  • 7th AF IG spars with dual roles

    His quiet demeanor does not allude to the fact that this 7th Air Force Inspector General has trained for more than 22 years in combat and self defense techniques. Lt. Col. Patrick Finan not only manages a complaints resolution program for 7th Air Force, but he is the lead planner for peninsula-wide exercises in the Republic of Korea for his day
  • Historic landmark hidden in Osan's backyard

    As the summer season comes to an end in the Republic of Korea, service members have the perfect opportunity to visit many of the historic attractions available for people of all ages.The Korean Folk Village, located eight miles outside Osan Air Base's main gate in the heart of Yongin, offers a gateway for service members and their families into