PACAF's top chief visits Korea

by Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards, 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs
Osan Air Base

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --  Chief Master Sgt. Harold. "Buddy" Hutchinson, Pacific Air Forces command chief, meets with Airmen from Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea during his visit to the ROK June 7, 2016. Hutchinson met with Airmen to discuss current topics such as the Weighted Airman Promotion System changes and enlisted professional military education. The chief's visit provided him an overview of 7th Air Force and its tenant units and included a stop at Daejeon to meet with the ROK air force command chief master sergeant to discuss training, partnership enhancement initiatives, and improving combined flying and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. As the PACAF command chief master sergeant, Hutchinson leads 45,000 total force Airmen and advises the PACAF commander on matters affecting the readiness, training, professional development and effective use of assigned enlisted personnel.

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