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Replace Main Runway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Col. Dave Rayman, 51st Operations Group commander, picks up a pair of gloves to commemorate a ribbon cutting ceremony at the main runway of Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 3, 2021. Osan is the primary point of entry into Korea for all branches of service and it’s runway must be capable of handling multiple aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nicole Molignano)

Replace Main Runway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Senior leaders and key members of the Osan community cut a ceremonial ribbon at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 3, 2021. Osan’s original runway was constructed in 1953 and was the only runway for over 50 years. A second outside runway was constructed so the newly re-designed inside runway could get needed repairs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nicole Molignano)

Replace Main Runway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Senior leaders and key members of the Osan community cut a ceremonial ribbon at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 3, 2021. Having two fully functional, operational runways is the single largest enabler of Team Osan’s ability to Fight Tonight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nicole Molignano)

Replace Main Runway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Col. John Gonzales, 51st Fighter Wing commander, left, and Col. Dave Rayman, 51st Operations Group commander, commemorate a ribbon cutting ceremony at the main runway of Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 3, 2021. Osan is the primary point of entry into Korea for all branches of service, and it’s runway must be capable of handling multiple aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nicole Molignano)

Replace Main Runway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Lt. Col. Ryan Walinski, 51st Civil Engineer Squadron commander, congratulates and thanks his CES team during a ribbon cutting ceremony at the main runway of Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 3, 2021. The CES mission is based around sustaining the airfield to allow maximum mission generation.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nicole Molignano)

Replace Main Runway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Col. John Gonzales, 51st Fighter Wing commander, commends everyone that played a role in this five-year construction project during a ribbon cutting ceremony at the main runway of Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 3, 2021. This replacement runway allows Osan to continue operating as a strategic base with a logistical platform for future contingency situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nicole Molignano)

Replace Main Runway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Col. John Gonzales, 51st Fighter Wing commander, speaks during a ribbon cutting ceremony at the main runway of Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 3, 2021. Gonzales speaks on the importance of having two functioning runways, which provides Osan with the capability to ensure the Fight Tonight mission is a priority. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nicole Molignano)

Replace Main Runway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Members of the Osan community gather for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 3, 2021. This ceremony marks the completion of a five- year, seventy-five million dollar construction project to repair the main runway for Osan Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nicole Molignano)

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