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Default Air Force Logo TriWest's interactive map brings help from home to families coping with deployment
Service members returning from the war in Iraq, now have a new resource to help them and their family members deal with the unique set of re-adjustment challenges they face. In a proactive approach to preventing, identifying and treating post deployment issues, TriWest Healthcare Alliance today launched an interactive behavioral health resource map
0 3/27
2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Tech. Sgt. Christopher Stone, 354th Security Forces Squadron, talks to Senior Leadership and Commanders for Mission Support Group Standup about crime scene investigation on March 21. Following the business-as-usual staff meetings, the attendees are given tours and briefed by Airmen and Non-Commissioned Officers on specific operations. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder) Crime Scene Processing

0 3/22
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force fosters "warrior ethos" in all Airmen
Whether it's the recent changes to basic military training, continual preparation for deployments, engaging in combat or new and better uniforms, Air Force leaders are instilling a warrior mindset in Airmen. That warrior ethos -- the foundation of what it means to be an Airman -- traces its roots to the era when the Air Force first became an
0 3/22
2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Airman 1st Class Stephen Rehdantz, 354th Maintenance Squadron (MXS), works on an A-10 seat during its Time Compliance Technical Order 36 month seat inspection here on 21 Mar. The MXS Egress shop conducts the inspection to ensure that the seat is operating properly which usually takes 2 days from the time it is removed from the aircraft until it is reinstalled.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang) Thrust You Can Trust

0 3/21
2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Capt. Ryan King, 168th Air Refueling Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, taxis in on the runway after returning from a refueling training mission here on 15 Mar. The 168th ARW mission is to train and equip KC-135R combat crews to provide air refueling in support of PACAF Operations Plans and worldwide refueling taskings.
 (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder) Keeping Them Airborne

0 3/21
2007
Default Air Force Logo Support organization for families of deceased military members returns to Alaska
Born out of tragedy right here in Alaska in 1992, a national service organization that has aided thousands of veterans' families will return to the state where it all began this June. As more military families are forced to cope with the death of a loved one as a result of the Global War on Terrorism, it couldn't come at a better time. Bonnie
0 3/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Anthrax vaccination mandatory for high-threat-area deployers
The Department of Defense issued a new policy memo Oct. 12 requiring the individual services to begin mandatory anthrax vaccinations for individuals in selected high-threat areas or special-mission units. The DOD determined that these forward areas pose the highest threat for military forces so they must meet the mandatory anthrax vaccine measures.
0 3/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Eielson named Tree City USA 2006
Eielson has been named a Tree City USA community by The National Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry. It is the fourteenth year Eielson has received this national recognition. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters and
0 3/20
2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- After proclaiming "For the Children!" Mr. Peter Matheis, 354th Civil Engineer Squadron fire fighter station chief, gets his head shaved on March 15 at Fire Station #1 by Mrs. Sammantha Tippets, wife of fire fighter Staff Sgt. Stephen Tippets. Members of the Eielson Fire Fighter Association shaved their heads to raise money for St. Baldricks Foundation which raises funds for childrens cancer research.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang) "For the Children!"

0 3/15
2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Airman 1st Class Neal Johnson, 354th Communications Squadron, Radio Maintenance, places an 8 inch JBL speaker into the ceiling tile at the Aurora Club on March 13. The Radio Maintenance shop has replaced over 1000 ft of audio cable and has to install a permanent 23 speaker sound system; projected completion time is one week. After this system is installed they will save an estimated 1000 man hours of setup and tear down time every year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder) Sound System Install

0 3/14
2007
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