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New Pacific Region’s Senior Enlisted Advisor, Army Sgt. Maj. Wayne Crudup
Sgt. Maj. Wayne Crudup

Exchange welcomes new Pacific senior enlisted advisor

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service recently welcomed Army Sgt. Maj. Wayne Crudup, who took over the duties as the Pacific Region’s Senior Enlisted Advisor.

Tacy Surrett is a Junior at the University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Nursing (UMSON) and a FED Summer Hire working at the Engineering Division.
Tacy Surrett

Nursing and Engineering: A surprisingly unsurprising pairing

When I walked into the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Far East District (FED) building on my first day as a summer hire, I felt some uncertainty and confusion as to how I, a nursing major, could contribute to the district.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Charles Arnell

80th AMU provides air power

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Charles Arnell, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member.

Summer hire student William Hamilton takes a photo at the VISC photo studio. Area IV summer hires are given hands-on work experience to prepare them for the future. (Photo Credit: Xiomara Bradden)
William Hamilton

Summer Hire Program offers productive opportunities for students in Korea

After months of being locked up in the house due to COVID-19 restrictions, young learners in Area IV now have the opportunity to be productive and get back into a normal schedule over the summer.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Greg Nash
Col. John Gonzales and Col. Kevin Mantovoni

U.S Air Force Tech. Sgt. Pierce Gillis, 8th Maintenance Group quality inspector, ensures an environmental control system duct cap is securely tightened at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 18, 2020. QA's primary mission is to inspect and ensure maintenance processes are being completed in accordance with Air Force Instructions to ensure the safety of all personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)
Tech. Sgt. Pierce Gillis

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kelly Hannum, 51st Mission Support Group deputy commander, dons an Explosive Ordnance Disposal 10 Bomb Suit, May 18, 2020, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Despite his setback of Tourette syndrome, which is a nervous system disorder involving repetitive movements or unwanted sounds, his condition didn’t prevent his ability to neutralize bombs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Greg Nash)
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kelly Hannum

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Houston Jorgensen, 8th Operations Support Squadron weather forecaster, ensures the TMQ-53 is providing weather data to the laptop at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 8, 2020. The TMQ-53 is a portable, automated weather station used to set up in austere locations to attain weather data from the area. The equipment takes roughly 30 minutes for a two-member team to set up and 45 minutes for a lone member. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Hetlage)
Senior Airman Houston Jorgensen

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kindra Morris, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron execution support engineering assistant, looks through an auto level on a tripod at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 8, 2020. The auto level gives engineering assistants the ability to get accurate readings to level out the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)
Senior Airman Kindra Morris

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair
Airman 1st Class Porter Thornton

U.S. Air Force Capt. Garret Bowman, 8th Fighter Wing deputy staff judge advocate, speaks with Senior Airman Oriana Beard, American Forces Network broadcaster, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2020. Bowman highlighted the importance of setting safe situations while drinking to help prevent sexual assault and the different roles the legal office personnel play in sexual assault cases. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)
U.S. Air Force Capt. Garret Bowman