Commentary Search

Commentary Comments Updated
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 30
U.S. Air Force Maj. Victoria Williams, the 354th Fighter Wing senior intelligence officer, displays one of her unit patches at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 26, 2015. Williams advises the wing commander and senior leaders on any threats to their forces at home or deployed and manages intelligence professionals assigned to the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Reft/Released)¬¬¬¬ Icewomen in action: celebrating Women's History Month part four
Editor's note: This is part of a series celebrating Women's History Month.I'm Maj. Victoria Williams, the 354th Fighter Wing senior intelligence officer and the 353rd Combat Training Squadron intelligence division chief.My job is to understand our adversaries in order to provide timely, tailored intelligence information to decision makers.  I wear
0 3/31
2015
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Keri Frandson, the 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron armament flight chief, discusses artwork she commissioned to one of her prior Airmen in the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft hangars March 18, 2015, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Frandsen visited members of her previous shop. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Reft/Released) Icewoman in action: celebrating Women's History Month part three
Editor's note: This is part of a series celebrating Women's History Month.I'm Master Sgt. Keri Frandsen, the 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron armament flight chief.My job involves loading and unloading munitions on aircraft and maintenance of the weapons release systems and components, such as launchers, bomb racks, and the 20 mm gun system.
0 3/25
2015
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Amanda Mueller, a 354th Medical Operations Squadron paramedic, makes a radio call at the 354th Medical Group, March 17, 2015, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Mueller practiced job routines encountered when responding to emergency calls. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Reft/Released) Icewoman in action: celebrating Women's History Month part two
Editor's note: This is part of a series celebrating Women's History Month.I'm Tech. Sgt. Amanda Mueller, a 354th Medical Operations Squadron paramedic.As a paramedic I care for people who live and work on Eielson. I work closely with the medical director and the flight medical team to support in-flight emergencies and work with the fire department
0 3/19
2015
U.S. Air Force Kaylee Goodwin, a 354th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, stands with a spreader March 6, 2015, at Fire Station 2, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The spreader is a hydraulic vehicle extrication tool designed to free crash victims from automobile wreckage and other rescues from small spaces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Reft/Released) Icewoman in action: celebrating Women's History Month
Editor's note: This is part of a series celebrating Women's History Month.I'm Airman 1st Class Kaylee Goodwin, a 354th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter.As a firefighter, I work a 24-hour shift every other day. I respond to any type of emergency, whether it is a medical call, alarm activation or an actual fire. I train every day to keep my skills
0 3/12
2015
Default Air Force Logo Measles – Get the Vaccine to Eradicate the Disease
The current outbreak of measles shows the need for renewed focus on vaccination efforts. Measles is one of the most infectious viruses known to humans.  According to the World Bank, measles continues to cause more deaths than any other infectious diseases, including Ebola, flu or HIV. Worldwide estimation is 20 million people are infected with
0 2/26
2015
Tuya, a sled dog, rests in her doghouse after greeting a handful of park guests at Denali National Park, Alaska, Jan. 19, 2015. Denali National Park has nearly 30 sled dogs that patrol much of the park’s 6 million acres throughout the winter; visitors are encouraged to meet the dogs while the dogs are not on patrol. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Elias Zani/Released) Exploring Alaska: Denali National Park
Technology has drastically changed the way people live their lives all over the world, but Alaska challenges technology with an "old-world" charm.People everywhere are fascinated on how many of us live and what we do in Alaska.However, one of the most recognizable feature of Alaska is Denali National Park, home to Mount McKinley, the highest peak
0 2/23
2015
Hailey Kossow, a dental health month participant, demonstrates proper brushing techniques for hard to reach teeth during a National Children’s Dental Health month demonstration at Anderson Elementary, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 10, 2015. Icemen from the dental office explained the importance of staying away from sugary foods, eating a healthy diet, how toothpaste is a vitamin for teeth and gave brushing and flossing techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released) Defeat Monster Mouth - National Children's Dental Health Month
Every year, the American Dental Association celebrates February as National Children's Dental Health Month. This year marks the 66th year of the annual campaign in which dental professionals raise awareness about the importance of oral health in children.The National Children's Dental Health Month campaign slogan this year is "defeat monster mouth"
0 2/11
2015
Default Air Force Logo 2014 Eielson Tax Clinic
Tax season is upon us!  The tax clinic will serve ranks E-1 through E-4.  In order to process a return, you will meet with your Unit Tax Advisor (UTA) first, and then come to the legal office for quality control and transmission to the IRS.  Please contact your unit's UTA to make an appointment for processing a return.  The list of UTAs and their
0 1/22
2015
Default Air Force Logo Eielson Embraces Veterans Recruitment Act
The Eielson AFB Civilian Personnel Section uses the Veterans Recruitment Appointment to fill critical civilian vacancies. Formerly known as the Veterans Readjustment Appointment, the VRA is a special authority to hire an eligible veteran without competition.The 354th Fighter Wing wants to fill its vacancies and help veterans transition and adjust
0 1/13
2015
Default Air Force Logo Pathways to Equality: U.S. Army Indian Scouts
Native and Alaskan Native American military members have been on the forefront of this nation's military fist and cradling arms.  In most cases the exploits of Native American sailors, soldiers and airmen are overlooked leaving one to pause or take note as to why they did what they did.  How could a people any people in the face of such adversity
0 11/25
2014
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 30
RSS