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  • Once lost, now found: DPRK returns remains of 55 MIA service members

    For 65 years, the UNC has remained committed to enforcing the 1953 Armistice Agreement, which includes the return of fallen service members a reality that came true on July 27, 2018, when the UNC repatriated 55 cases of remains from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
  • Is there a medic onboard?

    While returning from leave, a Team Osan member sprang into action, saving the life of a fellow passenger mid-flight, Nov. 11, 2017.
  • 51st Fighter Wing Change of Command Ceremony

    During the 51st Fighter Wing’s Change of Command Ceremony July 27, 2017, U.S. Air Force Col. Andrew “Popeye” Hansen relinquished command of the 51st FW to U.S. Air Force Col. William “Wilbur” Betts.
  • Centennial Tail Flash Ceremony

    A newly refurbished F-16 Fighting Falcon was unveiled during a Tail Flash ceremony here held July 21, 2017, in celebration of the 36th Fighter Squadron “Flying Fiends” 100th Year Anniversary.
  • US ROK bilateral training

    Nearly 100 chaplains from the Republic of Korea Air Force and Osan converge at the base Officer’s Club for readiness training on July 11, 2017.
  • BH 17-1: Unexploded ordnance patient

    Members of the 51st Medical Group and 51st Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal responded to a simulated unexploded ordnance embedded into a patient during exercise Beverly Herd 17-1. The scenario was based off of a real-world situation that happened in the Middle East, painting a realistic picture of war that highlighted the importance of being prepared and ready to “Fight Tonight.”
  • BH 17-1: Personnel decon suits

    Airman 1st Class Joseph Clutts, right, with the 36th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, decontaminates the chemical suit of Senior Airman Luke Markle, with the 51st Munitions Armament, during Exercise Beverly Herd 17-1 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2017. To fully decontaminate their entire chemical suit and gas mask, more than twenty
  • Beverly Herd 17-1 takes off

    OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – Exercise Beverly Herd 17-1 kicked off on Feb. 26, during which the 51st Fighter Wing Mustangs and their partner units will train on a variety of different objectives. The exercise, which is scheduled to last through March 3, will see an intensification of flying schedules while ground forces practice readiness and responsiveness to events ranging from attacks to demonstrating extended survivability.
  • 51st FSS hosts Christmas tree lighting

    Col. Andrew Hansen, 51st Fighter Wing commander, smiles as he pulls the switch to light up the Christmas tree during the lighting ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Dec. 8, 2016. The tree lighting ceremony began with the Osan Chapel Children’s Choir singing Christmas carols, the lighting of the Christmas tree, and ending the evening with
  • Good friends, good neighbors:

    OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Osan Air Base hosted approximately 80,000 visitors during Air Power Day 2016, Sept. 24 and 25, highlighting the alliance between the U.S. and the Republic of Korea while using the opportunity to get to know one another better as good friends and good neighbors. There were 22 Pacific Air Forces and ROK air force aircraft on display while multiple aerial acts took to the sky. The main act was the Republic of Korea air force premiere demonstration team, the Black Eagles, who illustrated their combat flying capabilities in eight T-50B training aircraft.