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Default Air Force Logo Congratulations to Eielson's PACAF award winners
Congratulations to the following Pacific Air Forces award winners: PACAF Outstanding Chaplain Assistant Airman of the Year, Airman Daniel Coomer Public Affairs Director's Excellence Award - Internal Information: 354th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Outstanding Public Affairs Company Grade Officer (Wing): Capt. Chris Anderson, 354th FW/PA Outstanding
0 3/05
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force officials release 2007 posture statement
WASHINGTON (AFNEWS) -- Air Force officials released their annual posture statement which articulates the major elements required for the Air Force to fulfill its mission and its priorities over the course of the next year and into the future. The secretary of the Air Force and the Air Force chief of staff testified before the House Armed Services
0 3/05
2007
A baby moose and its mother peer into a window at the child development center Feb. 27. As the weather begins to warm up, parents are reminded to talk to their children about moose safety. (Photo by Jennifer Weaver) Give moose their space
Airmen and their families are often concerned about close encounters with moose. Historically, moose are not aggressive but will defend themselves if they perceive a threat. When people act carelessly and don't see moose as potentially dangerous, they may approach too closely and put themselves at risk. Several moose live on Eielson; therefore,
0 3/05
2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE, Alaska -- Airman 1st Class Jeremiah Ulu, 354th Logistics Squadron facilities operator, inspects a fuels valve for leaks and ease of operation. Fighting temperatures as low as minus 60, Airman Ulu performs daily checks on each bulk fuels storage tank. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justin Weaver)  Fuels flight battles arctic cold to accomplish mission
The thermometer reads 42 degrees below zero as Airmen zip up their cold-weather gear in preparation for a daily check of the bulk fuel storage tanks. For the 13-person team from the fuels bulk storage facility, working at the farthest-north Air Force base in the world - located 150 miles south of the Arctic Circle - presents these Airmen with
0 3/05
2007
Lorie Dallas looks over some paperwork on the Fiscal 2006 Replacement Family Housing Project Feb. 27 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. As the chief of the housing office at Eielson, Ms. Dallas was in charge of moving 300 Air Force families out of privatized housing into new housing over a four-month period from September to December. The reason for the move was due to a conclusion of a privatized housing contract that wasn't able to be renegotiated. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Matthew Rosine) 
Eielson helps Airmen move into new homes in a hurry
A ghost town now exists at Eielson AFB where 300 families once lived. Blanketed in several feet of snow, artic winter winds whistle through the solitary Sprucewood homes section of base housing. Before the bitter winter had set in, the more than 300 Airmen and their families called this area home. Following a dispute with the owner of this
0 3/02
2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska--An E-3 Sentry (AWACS)sits in the precontact position awaiting aerial refueling by the 168th Air Refueling Wing, Alaska Air National Guard KC-135 over the arctic on 27 Feb, 2007. The AWACS aircraft is assigned to the 962nd AACS, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Robert Wieland) Arctic Refueling

0 3/02
2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- A newly improved fighter pilot helmet with a mounted video camera sits Feb. 21 at the 18th Fighter Squadron.The new helmet mounted queing system has targeting technology that projects holographic data on the inside right of the visor in the form of a container, or que and allows pilots to continually survey and distinguish between friendly and enemy air and ground targets. ( U. S. Air Force phot by Airman 1st Class Christopher Griffin.) Blue Foxes receive new gear
The 18th Fighter Squadron recently procured an important war-fighting upgrade that will help keep them at the tip of the spear. Blue Fox pilots have incorporated a new helmet that features the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System, a system which improves breathing and radio communication as well as better head protection. The upgrade, which runs at
0 2/27
2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska--The Dog Drop in North Pole is the last checkpoint for the Yukon Quest before the finish line in Fairbanks. The Yukon Quest is a 1,000-mile international sled dog race held annually in Alaska. Mushers race through territory from Whitehorse to Fairbanks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Gloria Wilson) Airmen help support 1,000-mile dog sled race
Interior Alaska's formidable winter chill couldn't deter Airmen from Eielson from volunteering to help support the local community during the Yukon Quest, the 1,000-mile international dog sled race. More than 160 Airmen braved temperatures-- at times dipping to 40 degrees minus zero-- to help man the North Pole Dog Drop, a check-point for mushers
0 2/27
2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- The construction plans for Eielson's new Main Exchange, chapel, club, gas station, bowling center and fitness center. New spring construction underway
Eielson's busy construction season starts this spring. As far as new construction goes, Eielson is about to be hit with the perfect storm. Rarely does a base experience three large, community-focused construction projects in a single year. Base personnel will see the beginnings of a new base exchange, chapel and fitness center addition all along
0 2/27
2007
Airmen are reminded to review such items as their virtual record of emergency data, or vRed, and personal information in the Virtual Military Personnel Flight at http://ask.afpc.randolph.af.mil. (U.S. Air Force graphic) Personnel Records Readiness: Are you protecting your family?
Safeguarding important papers is something we all have been taught to do. Some of us lock them in a box underneath the bed; others store them in a safety deposit box, or tuck them away in a 'secret' coffee can. Whatever the method, we know these papers must be kept safe. But what is the point in securing these papers if they don't protect your
0 2/26
2007
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