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  • Osan Airmen typhoon ready

    Disasters come in many forms, shapes and sizes – and one in particular is a large, wrecking ball of severe rainstorms with wind speeds that exceed 74 miles per hour. This adverse weather condition is a tropical cyclone, or typhoon, and annually between June and October, typhoon season makes its waves in the Western North Pacific. For the Osan Air Base and the surrounding Korean Peninsula, being prepared to overcome typhoons while ensuring safety can reduce fear, anxiety, and losses that accompany the natural phenomenon. Fortunately, a special team of response and recovery crisis managers and weather forecasters keep the installation’s personnel and assets equipped to survive a storm.
  • 51st AMXS Weapons Load Crew Competition

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Peter Discipio, a weapons load crew team chief, Airman 1st Class Michael Smith and Senior Airman Dylan Raines, weapons load crew team members all assigned to the 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, prepare to begin a weapons load crew competition at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 5, 2019. Weapons load crew
  • 7AF command chief leaves lasting legacy

    As hopes for peace on the Korean Peninsula grow, one chief master sergeant and key member of the Air Force intelligence community says good-bye knowing the future is in good hands. Chief Master Sgt. Scott Lumpkin, Seventh Air Force command chief, served for 30 years, a feat only a select few achieve.
  • 51st OSS wins Complex of the Year 2017

    Pacific Air Forces and the U.S. Air Force recognized the 51st Operations Support Squadron airfield operations flight as the Airfield Operations Flight Complex of the Year for 2017.The award was presented to all sections within the flight – radar approach control, control tower, and airfield management – for their work in supporting nearly 20 flying
  • ROK delegation surveys alliance air power

    Key leaders from the Republic of Korea Air Force, Seventh Air Force and the 51st Fighter Wing hosted a Korean Congressional Delegation visit at Osan Air Base, ROK, Oct. 25, 2018.
  • Osan behind the scenes

    Gatch a glimpse behind the scenes of day-to-day operations at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea.
  • 51st AMXS conducts load crew competition

    OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Members of the 51st Maintenance Squadron competed in a load crew competition at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, on Oct. 12, 2018. Weapons load crew team members were tested on their speed and accuracy while loading munitions onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon and A-10 Thunderbolt II.
  • ROK-US alliance continues through unified Public Affairs training

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Members of the Republic of Korea’s Air Force Public Affairs leadership team traveled to Pacific Air Force Headquarters to conduct periodic PA cooperation training Sept. 11-13.
  • Brown thanks Airmen, outlines priorities during Osan visit

    Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) commander, held his first all call here Aug. 29 since taking command, outlining his priorities going forward. The all call was part of a four-day immersion in the ROK, Aug. 26-29, where Brown also visited the U.S. Embassy, ROK Air Force Headquarters, and Korean Demilitarized Zone to include the Joint Security Area and Camp Red Cloud.
  • Dirt Boys restore taxiway in 23 hrs despite record heat

    Despite record-breaking heat on the Korean peninsula, more than 20 Airmen spent 23 hours making an unusual repair to a flightline taxiway - and set a record of their own. From Aug. 4 to 6, the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron structures flight, the Dirt Boys, replaced 18 feet of taxiway after personnel from the 51st Operations Support Squadron discovered a rupture in the cement.
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