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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska--Airman 1st Class Paul Brown, 354th Medical Operations Squadron dental technician, explains the difference between film and digital dental X-rays at the base dental clinic Wednesday morning. The digital X-rays provide options unavailable with film, such as colorization, zooming and magnification of X-rayed areas. If a film X-ray is too dark or light, it must be retaken, while digital X-rays can be adjusted accordingly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Gloria Wilson) Dental goes digital
With the invention of the internet, information can be accessed at the click of a button. Songs, pictures and computer files can be placed on a flash drive and fit in the palm of a hand. Technological advancements are ongoing and the world has proven time and time again, if it can be imagined, it can be made. Eielson's dental clinic is currently
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Default Air Force Logo Snowmachining on base--privilege, not right
Well, it's that time of year again--time to pull that dusty, dirty snowmachine out from under the blue tarp and get it ready to float over the fresh powdery snow. Before turning the key or pulling the starting rope, remember riding snowmachines on base is a privilege, not a right. BASE RULES Base riders must carry a valid competency certificate
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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska--The 4th Quarter Dorm Excellence Competition winners receive the winning plaque from Brig. Gen. Dave Scott, 354th Fighter Wing commander, at the Jan. 4 wing staff meeting. The winning dormitory was building 2353, housing single Airmen from the 354th Medical Group, 354th Operations Squadron, 354th Services Squadron, 354th Comptroller Squadron and Detachment 460. Dorm excellence competition winners announced
Eielson's nine dormitories were evaluated during a dormitory excellence competition Dec. 20 and 21 with prizes and money awarded to the winners-$3,000 for first place, $2,000 for second place and $1,000 for third place. The purpose of the dorm competition is assessing squadron pride and readiness, overall cleanliness of the dorms themselves, to
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Default Air Force Logo Icemen compete Grizzlies in Commander’s Cup hockey
Under the leadership of the Fairbanks Hockey Hall of Fame, squads from Eielson and Fort Wainwright are joining other Fairbanks hockey organizations to celebrate the town's favorite sport. What began in 2006 as Hockey DAY in Fairbanks has grown into Hockey WEEK in 2007. The festivities are scheduled for the week of Jan. 13-20. The Eielson Icemen
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Default Air Force Logo Iceman marrow drive starts Jan. 9
The clinic laboratory will be conducting a bone marrow drive to support the C.W. Bill Young DoD Marrow Donor Program rom 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m Jan. 9. In the past, registration included a blood draw, but with technological advances, only a cheek swab will be necessary. Bone marrow is not actually collected unless the potential donor is a match for
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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- The sun rises over the flightline on Dec 21 which marks the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. At Eielson Air Force Base the sun rose at 1052 and set at 1441 today resulting in a total of 3 hours and 49 minutes from sun up to sun down. This night will be considerably darker due to the moon being below the horizon all night, resulting in 0% moonlight illumination. 
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sergeant John Gott.) Shortest Day of the Year

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Default Air Force Logo Tops in Blue on their way to Eielson
Tops In Blue, the Air Force's premier entertainment showcase for the entire family, will perform for the Iceman Team at 7 p.m., Jan. 12 and 13 at the Eielson base theater. The unit brings the best in music, dance and comedy to the heart of Alaska - all free of charge and all delivered by the best and brightest the Air Force has to offer. Tops In
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Default Air Force Logo Sixteen Icemen graduate NCO academy
Sixteen technical sergeants recently graduated from the College of Enlisted Professional Military Education's NCO academy at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska. The academy expands leadership abilities of enlisted leaders and strengthens their commitment to the profession of arms by integrating sound leadership, communication skills, and military studies
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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Members of the Eielson Air Force Base community pack cookies in annual Operation Cookie Crunch on Dec. 15. Hundreds of dozens of cookies are packaged up each year and delivered to families of deployed airmen and single airmen stationed on Eielson AFB. The event is not unique to Eielson, but more of an Air Force tradition.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Anthony Nelson Jr) Operation Cookie Crunch

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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- 11th Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. David Andrews meets with Airman of the Airman Leadership School on Dec 19. While visiting Eielson, Chief Andrews met with the students to discuss the importance of the chain of command and how invaluable your time is in the Air Force as an Airman. 
(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Christopher Griffin.) 11th AF CCC Visit

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