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Air Force Tech. Sgt. Dale Sickels is an air traffic controller assigned to the 8th Operations Support Squadron at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. Sickels is spending a year at this remote assignment located on the southwest coast of South Korea.

Verndale woman's son on base in South Korea

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There are few places more remote and farther from the familiarity and comforts of home back in the United States than Kunsan Air Base on the Southwest coast of South Korea. The son of a Verndale woman is spending a year of his life experiencing the realities of a 60-year-old war and life at one of the Air Force's most isolated assignments.


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