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Default Air Force Logo Patient Safety Awareness Week
During the week of March 4 to 10, communities across the country are hosting a variety of events and sponsoring initiatives as part of Patient Safety Awareness Week, sponsored by the National Patient Safety Foundation. Each year, NPSF sponsors Patient Safety Awareness Week to encourage hospitals to actively engage their communities in patient
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2007
Default Air Force Logo New housing construction to begin this summer
The Air Force will begin constructing new multi-family housing units on Eielson in the summer of 2007. This new housing development will be located along either side of North Street, between Koyuk Avenue and French Creek Drive. This development will include 16 four-plexes and three duplexes, for a combined total of 70 new homes. The development
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Poison Prevention Week educates Icemen
For the past 45 years, National Poison Prevention Week has worked to educate and inform consumers of the dangers of unintentional poisonings. These efforts have contributed to a significant decline in injuries and deaths. "Back in the 1960s, the number of deaths each year from unintentional poisoning was 15 times greater than it is today," said
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2007
Default Air Force Logo The eyes have it
The Eielson Optometry Clinic is now offering its newest line of authorized eyeglass frame styles, all of which are available to active-duty personnel. Airmen are allowed to order one frame of their choice annually in addition to the standard-issue brown plastic military glasses. This greater choice in eyeglass frames is intended to improve use of
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Airmen support local community, children
Airmen came together for the 19th Annual Bowl for Kids' Sake at the bowling center Feb. 17 with hopes of making a difference in the lives of children throughout the Fairbanks community. More than 100 bowlers and 23 volunteers took part in the day-long bowl-a-thon hosted by Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Greater Fairbanks area. "I was really
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2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Staff Sgt. Kenneth Johnson, 354th Communications Squadron, verbally helps an Airman connect to their E-mail account at the help desk Feb. 16. Sergeant Johnson uses the active directory program to give and remove administrative permissions for all user accounts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Griffin.) A Helping Hand

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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska--Senior Airmen Dominic Garcia and Robert Rosa, both of the 354th Communications Squadron, play a game of Halo 2 after work March 16 at the North Star Cafe in building 2333. Airman Garcia is the Eielson point of contact for Newtroop, an online gaming circuit for servicemembers who play online Xbox, PlayStation and computer games. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nora Anton) Online gaming circuit designed for military members
Airmen who enjoy competing in online games now have the opportunity to join a new, free league just for servicemembers. Newtroop, a gaming circuit, was created by Senior Airman Ryan Williams, 381st Intelligence Squadron, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska, and is specifically for military members from all branches of service to compete in and socialize.
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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska--Michelle Williams "Ice Queen", wife of Staff Sgt. David Williams, 354th Maintenance Squadron, recites her poem during Eielson's first poetry slam March 16 at the Yukon Club. Eight performers participated in the poetry slam honoring Black History Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nora Anton) Spoken Word: Black History Month

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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska--Airmen 1st Class Brandon Williamson, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Brandon Johnson, 354th Mission Support Squadron compete in a Madden NFL 07 Feb. 11 at the North Star Cafe in the basement of dorm building 2333. The winners for Feb. 11's PlayStation tournament were Airmen 1st Class Williamson and Mitch Mitchell, 354th AMXS. An XBox tournement was held Feb. 10; the winners were Airmen 1st Class Franklin Hayden, 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron and Brandon Johnson, 354th MSS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nora Anton) Game on -- Icemen compete in video game tournament
The North Star Café was packed with fans of the popular Madden NFL video game series as more than 30 Icemen vied for the title of Eielson's Madden NFL '07 champion during a two day, two platform tournament Saturday and Sunday. Airmen played the popular video game, featuring National Football League teams, in a single elimination tournament played
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2007
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska--Josh Palos, son of Master Sgt. Robert Palos, 354th Military Equal Opportunity chief, plays guitar Feb. 9 at the Yukon Club during a rehearsal for the street music/hip-hop trio he is in called Moment of Clarity. Not pictured is Airman 1st Class Kristopher Noel, 354th Civil Engineer Squadron fire fighter, and Ashley Hamilton "Lady H," wife of Airman 1st Class Joseph Hamilton, 354th Security Forces Squadron.The group will perform for Eielson's African American poetry slam 7 p.m Feb. 16 at the Yukon Club and for the African American History Luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Yukon Club. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nora Anton) Street music provides taste of Black Culture
Iceman Team members will be treated to a singularly unique art form in celebration of Black History Month at 6 p.m. tonight at the Yukon Club, as BASE 24/7 and the African American Heritage Committee host the first-ever Eielson Poetry Slam. One of the poetry slam's acts is a trio of musicians who will be performing street music with their own
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2007
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