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Oct. 10, 2017

U.S., South Korean Weather Forecasters Partner to Provide Better Products

Accurate weather forecasting is integral in assisting the flying units with weather information specific to each mission. American and South Korean air force weather observers work together at Osan Air Base, South Korea, to provide better forecasts to the base.

Sept. 25, 2017

DoD: U.S. Seeks Only Peaceful Denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

The United States seeks only the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the end of threatening actions or provocations by North Korea, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters.

Sept. 23, 2017

U.S. Bombers, Fighter Escorts Fly Over Waters East of North Korea

Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam, along with Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said.

Sept. 19, 2017

Mattis: North Korea Sanctions Are Working

U.N. Security Council sanctions targeting North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests are working and show North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that there's a penalty to pay for ignoring international concerns and norms, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.

Sept. 18, 2017

U.S., Japanese, South Korean Aircraft Conduct Show of Force Flights

Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft joined Japanese and South Korean military aircraft in a sequenced show of force over the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea's Sept. 14 launch of an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan.

Sept. 18, 2017

Beverly Herd Exercise Tests Readiness at Osan

Leaders at Osan Air Base in South Korea have initiated Beverly Herd 17-3, a readiness exercise that prepares troops to respond to military contingencies.

Sept. 14, 2017

Dedicated Air Defense Soldiers Keep Watch on Korean Peninsula

More than four stories below the entrance of 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade headquarters at Osan Air Base, South Korea, teams of soldiers provide around-the-clock, real-time surveillance of the tactical ballistic missile threat on the Korean Peninsula.

Sept. 6, 2017

U.S., Japanese Defense Leaders Condemn North Korean Nuke Test

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera discussed North Korea's Sept. 2 test of a nuclear device during a phone conversation, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

Sept. 6, 2017

Mattis, South Korean Counterpart Confer on North Korean Nuke Test

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo discussed North Korea's Sept. 2 test of a nuclear device, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

Sept. 3, 2017

Mattis, Dunford Brief President on Military Options Available to Deal With North Korea

After a national security meeting at the White House, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that any threat to the United States, its territories or its allies could be met with an "effective and overwhelming" military response.

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