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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
  • Osan behind the scenes

    Gatch a glimpse behind the scenes of day-to-day operations at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea.
  • 7th Air Force celebrates Air Force 71st Birthday

    Seventh Air Force hosted a ball in celebration of the 71st Air Force Birthday at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 15, 2018. The 51st Fighter Wing, located at Osan, and the 8th Fighter Wing, located at Kunsan Air Base, ROK, as well as staff from 7th Air Force and multiple detachments all gathered for an evening of socializing, hors d'oeuvres, dancing, a traditional piano-burn, and more.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Osan Loads up for Beverly 16-2

    Members from the South Carolina Air National Guard 169th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron unload an AIM-120 advanced medium-range air-to-air missile from an F-16 Fighting Falcon during exercise Beverly Herd 16-2 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Beverly Herd 16-2 allows the 51st Fighter Wing and tenant units to test their abilities to survive and
  • Face of Safety: OSMs assist Airmen pushing combat capabilities

    Members of Team Osan are participating in combat readiness exercise Beverly Midnight 16-01 with aircraft combat sorties, base defense missions and logistical operations, all of which are being faced and conquered almost hourly.
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