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Joshua Clifford, a 354th Comptroller Squadron budget analyst, and his two sons pose for a photo, Oct. 12, 2012, at a Chicago Bears football game at the AT&T Stadium. Clifford and his family try to regularly attend concerts, sporting events and hold family game nights. (Courtesy photo) Teamwork makes the dream work
Without ever making eye contact, a football is thrown hard, spiraling through the air until it’s caught. Joshua Clifford is on the throwing end, while his wife, Monica, is receiving and Clifford said they make a perfect team in everything they do. During high school, Clifford grew up working four jobs; his day starting with one job at 3 a.m. and ending around 10 p.m.
0 2/02
2017
Default Air Force Logo AF responds to hiring freeze
The Air Force is working with the Defense Department to provide additional guidance on the federal civilian hiring freeze implemented Jan. 23.
0 2/01
2017
U.S. Air Force Airmen and civilians assigned to the 354th Communications Squadron (CS) pose for a group photo in the snow Jan. 26, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The 354th CS won the Air Force Lieutenant General Harold W. Grant Award for small communications unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Whitman) 354th Communications Squadron wins Air Force award
Every Airman’s day-to-day tasks are somehow connected to the communications squadron. Buildings, offices, even underground is mapped through a squadron of less than 100 personnel; directing every phone call, email or network issue. Eielson’s very own 354th Communications Squadron won the Air Force Lieutenant General Harold W. Grant Award for small communications unit.
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U.S. Air Force Airman Isaac Johnson, a 354th Fighter Wing photojournalist, passes his Common Access Card to Airman 1st Class Kritydra Thomas, a 354th Security Forces Squadron entry controller, on Jan. 20, 2017, at Hursey Gate on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Beginning June 6, 2017, the Alaska state driver's license will be denied entry to federal installations without escort as mandated by the REAL ID Act of 2005. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eric M. Fisher) EAFB installation access changes with REAL ID Act requirements
To comply with federal law, Eielson Air Force Base will no longer accept state-issued identification from certain U.S. states for unescorted visitor access to the installation as mandated under the REAL ID Act. Visitors who are not in compliance will be denied unescorted entry to federal installations and will require a Common Access Card/dependent/retiree identification holder to escort them at all times. Personnel in possession of a valid Department of Defense issued identification card are not affected by this change.
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2017
The 354th Medical Group is hosting a blood drive Jan. 24 and 25 in the fellowship hall of the Base Chapel at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The blood drive is collecting donations for the Blood Bank of Alaska Fairbanks Center. (Courtesy Photo) Sticking up for National Blood Donation Month
January is National Blood Donation Month and Eielson Airmen are taking a step to help save lives with a two-day blood drive hosted by the 354th Medical Group. “Donating blood is something which takes minimal effort but will save the lives of many,” said 1st Lt. Christina Blitch, a 354th MDG practice manager. “Some people aren’t always able to volunteer their hours in the community, so this is a great way to make a lasting impact.”
0 1/20
2017
New Air Force Tattoo Policy AF evolves policies to access more talent, maintain high standards
The Air Force announced new policies on dress and appearance with regard to tattoos, as well as changes to service medical accession policy Jan. 9.
0 1/18
2017
Members of the 1st Weather Squadron pose for a group photo Jan. 6, 2017 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The 1st WS won the Air Force Weather Squadron of the Year Award for 2016. The award recognizes a weather organization each year for excellent support to our Nation’s defense. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Divine Cox) 1st Weather Squadron wins 2016 Weather Squadron of the Year
Airmen from the 1st Weather Squadron earned bragging rights after recently being named by the Air Force as the most outstanding weather squadron for 2016.“I was ecstatic for the Airmen here in the squadron,” said Lt. Col. Troy Kirk, 1st Weather Squadron commander. “You don’t always see the fruit of your labor and we work really hard here at the 1st
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2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dakota Greenwade, a 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, turns on a grater Jan. 6, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The grater was in the process of being fixed due to a broken fuels shutdown solenoid, which keeps the engine running. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Whitman) Icemen behind the scenes
When the snow starts to blow, residents of Eielson Air Force Base anticipate the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron will ensure the roads are safe to drive on. But what happens when the snow blowers, plows and graders break? The Airmen with the 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron heavy shop are the Icemen behind the scenes; fixing all the snow equipment that breaks during the brutal winters.
0 1/06
2017
A locomotive from the Central Heat and Power Plant (CHPP) sits outside Dec. 21, 2016, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The CHPP produces enough energy to power around 9,100-13,000 homes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Isaac Johnson) Keeping the cold out
When something is always there, people can tend to take it for granted. When a light switch is turned on or the thermostat is adjusted heat or power are the expected outcome. The Airmen at the Central Heat and Power Plant are a big part of the reason buildings on base stay warm during the holiday season, despite the below-freezing temperatures outside.
0 12/28
2016
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Harleigh Wilcox, a 354th Operations Group administration journeyman, stands with a letter of appreciation from the Fairbanks Community Food Bank, Dec. 16, 2016, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Wilcox donated her vehicle to the food bank, which allowed a local member to get back on his feet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor) A gift that can’t be wrapped
It’s the time of year when people flood shopping centers, emptying their wallets in search of that perfect last-minute gift to give. One Iceman decided to give a gift that required no money and which couldn’t be wrapped. Putting a twist on service before self, Senior Airman Harleigh Wilcox, a 354th Operations Group administration journeyman, donated her vehicle, which gave a struggling community member the opportunity to get his freedom back.
0 12/24
2016
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