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Default Air Force Logo October is Energy Awareness Month!
If you hunt, fish, or grow your own vegetables, you understand where food comes from, and it is not from the grocery store. Do you have the same understanding and appreciation of where the electricity and heat that runs your building comes from?Here, we have a unique opportunity to see firsthand how energy is made and where it comes from. Next time
0 10/13
2011
Default Air Force Logo OPSEC as a Defensive Posture
As the weather starts to grow cold, and Team Eielson gets ready to welcome yet another Alaskan winter, we need to remember to take some time and....watch some football! While, we're at home rooting for our favorite teams to play better offense or defense, we need to ensure we're playing our best defense to protect Critical Information.OPSEC is a
0 10/06
2011
Default Air Force Logo Protect your family from fire!
What's the best way to protect your family from fire? Be ahead of the game, of course.With more than 360,000 residential fires reported in the United States in 2009, according to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association, your best defense is a good offense. That's why Eielson's Fire Department is teaming up with the NFPA Oct. 9 through
0 10/06
2011
Default Air Force Logo Holocaust remembrance month: remembering Berga
April is Holocaust remembrance month, and as military members, it's important to take a few moments to reflect on the sacrifices made by those who came before us.Many are not aware that during WWII about 2,200 American POWs were taken by the Germans in the first week of the Battle of the Bulge. These soldiers were taken to Nazi concentration camps,
0 4/26
2011
Default Air Force Logo What is the point?
"Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown." - Ross Perot "I wouldn't give a fig for the simplicity on this side of complexity; I would give my right arm for the simplicity on the far side of complexity" - Oliver
0 1/18
2011
Default Air Force Logo Extending holiday greetings to Alaska’s military family
As we reach the end of another year, it's a great time to reflect on the events of the past year while embracing the magic of the holiday season here in Alaska. One of the things I will remember most about 2010 is the many ways the people of our community stepped up to meet the many challenges we faced. At Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Airmen
0 12/08
2010
Default Air Force Logo Enjoying an Alaskan winter
Well, here you are, at Eielson. You've just recently arrived and you are still trying to figure out just where Eielson AFB is on the map, let alone adjust to the assignment. Fall is in full effect and before you know it, the long cold winter has set in. Common misconceptions that some have here at Eielson AFB are that due to the extreme winter
0 9/29
2010
Default Air Force Logo 101 CDOS Week 1: Drinking and driving
It was a sunny, cool, autumn day in Lawton, Oklahoma. I was 16 years old pimping in my beige 1981 Datsun 210 - with the dark brown fur seat covers - hey, it was the 80's. Attempting to show off to my girlfriend and buddies, I peeled out of the Eisenhower High School parking lot - and then was promptly pulled over for speeding 10 mph over the limit
0 6/03
2010
Default Air Force Logo Remembering the Holocaust
It has been more than 60 years since the holocaust. To survivors, the Holocaust remains real and ever-present, but for some others, sixty years makes the Holocaust seem part of ancient history. Year-round we try to teach and inform others about the horrors of the Holocaust. We confront the questions; What happened? How did it happen? How could it
0 4/12
2010
Default Air Force Logo The Power of One
Have you ever wanted a chance to speak directly, yet anonymously with the Wing Commander? From now until March 19, the 354 FW Equal Opportunity Office will provide you your chance. The 354 FW/EO has sent out the wing Unit Climate Assessment, a commander's tool which provides an assessment of the human relations climate at the installation. The UCA
0 3/02
2010
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