Kunsan Air Base

Base Featured Image
2 Okseo-myeon, Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do
Sandong-gil, SK
1 (821) 661-2626

Established: 1938
Base Type: Air Force


About

Kunsan K-8 Air Base is a United States Air Force base located at Gunsan Airport, which is on the west coast of the South Korean peninsula bordered by the Yellow Sea. It is at the town of Gunsan about 150 miles (240 km) south of Seoul. The town (군산시 in Korean) can be romanized as both Gunsan and Kunsan. The United States Air Force uses Gunsan to refer to the town, and Kunsan to refer to the base.

Kunsan Air Base is the home of the 8th Fighter Wing, “The Wolf Pack,” assigned to the Pacific Air Forces Seventh Air Force and the 38th Fighter Group of the Republic of Korea Air Force. About 45 F-16 aircraft are stationed at the base. It is one of two major Air Force installations operated by the United States Forces Korea, the other being Osan Air Base.
Location
Kunsan AB is located on the western coast of the South Korean peninsula bordered by the yellow sea. It is approximately 150 miles south of Seoul. The base is named after Gunsan City, a port town seven and a half miles east of the installation.

http://www.militarybases.us/air-force/kunsan-ab/

(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kunsan_Air_Base/)

Quick Reference

Chapel
Avenue C
011-826-34704300

Dining Facility
O’Malley Military Dining Facility
Bldg 550
782-5160

D-PAD Military Dining Facility
Bldg 2548
782-4688

Education Center
011-826-34705148

Family Advocacy
Avenue C
011-826-34705644

Airman & Family Readiness
Bldg 755, Rm 127
063-470-5644

Public Affairs
315-782-4705

Fire Emergency Service
Security Forces Control Center
782-4944

Finance Office
E 6th Street
011-826-347-05574

Housing Management Office
E 6th St
011-826-34704088

Legal/JAG
Avenue C
011-826-34704283

Post Office
782-5514


Base Surroundings

Gunsan Modern Architecture Exhibition Hall
214, Haemang-ro,
Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do 54026, South Korea
+82 63-450-6110

Jinpo Maritime Theme Park
32, Naehang 2-gil,
Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
+82 63-445-4472

Gunsan Modern History Museum
Gunsangeundaeyeoksabakmulgwan 240 Haemang-ro,
Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do 54021, South Korea
+82 63-454-7870


Medical Care

8th Medical Group
Address: Bldg 405
Phone: 782-2273
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
Welcome
“Trusted Care, Anywhere” is the mantra of the Air Force Medical Service. Our priorities align with Air Force priorities to ensure mission success. We embrace our heritage of innovation and relentlessly pursue advances to enhance safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of care we deliver to beneficiaries and support we provide to Combatant Commanders.

The Air Force Medical Services supports the United States Air Force through the provision of full spectrum medical readiness to the 200,000 airmen currently engaged in operations around the world, and by delivering health care to 2.6 million patients though a system of 239 clinics at 76 installations worldwide.

Our mission is to ensure medically fit forces, provide expeditionary medics, and improve the health of all we serve to meet our Nation’s needs. Today, more than 700 medical Airmen are deployed in more than 30 nations, supporting warfighters in a variety of ongoing an emergent contingency operations.
(source http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/)

Frequent numbers called
Appointments: 782-2273
Pharmacy: 782-5177

Tricare Numbers
Nurse Advice Hotline TRICARE- (800) 874-2273 Opt 1
Primary Care Appointments- (800) 600-9332
TRICARE for Life- (866) 773-0404

TRICARE
Tricare partners with United Healthcare Military & Veterans as its regional contractor in the Western United States to provide health care services and support to beneficiaries.

Home TRICARE:
https://www.tricare.mil

Tricare Home Page allows access to Enroll in or Purchase a Plan, File or Check a Claim, View Referrals, Find a Health Care Provider, Change Your Primary Care Manager, Compare Plans, Manage Prescriptions and much more.

Nurse Advice Line TRICARE: (800) 874-2273 Opt 1.

The Nurse Advice Line is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries in the U.S., except those enrolled in US Family Health Plan. You can call the Nurse Advice Line 24/7, at no cost to you, to talk to a registered nurse who can: Answer your urgent care questions.

New to TRICARE:
https://www.tricare.mil/Plans/New

Learn more about TRICARE- Watch an overview video & take free public TRICARE courses online.

TRICARE Online:
https://www.tricareonline.com/

You can make Primary Care appointments, check lab results and even order your pharmacy refills using TOL, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Contact: (800) 600-9332

TRICARE For Life:
https://www.tricare.mil/tfl
Contact- (866) 773-0404

TRICARE for Life is your Medicare-wraparound coverage for TRICARE-eligible beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and B. TRICARE for Life beneficiaries can receive care at military hospitals and clinics, but only on a space-available basis.

TRICARE Pharmacy Program:
https://www.tricare.mil/pharmacy

The TRICARE Pharmacy Program provides the prescription drugs you need, when you need them, in a safe, easy, and affordable way.

Customer Service Community Directory:
https://www.tricare.mil/bcacdcao/

The directory helps you connect with a Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinator (BCAC), Debt Collection Assistance Officer (DCAO), or other member of the customer service community. If you have questions or issues specific to a single clinic or hospital, contact someone listed for that facility.

You may contact any customer service community representative for general TRICARE issues.

Must be registered in the DEERS program to be eligible for TRICARE
Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System:
https://www.tricare.mil/deers

Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

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