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Default Air Force Logo Hope in the darkest hour
I recently heard a story of a young man who woke up every day and asked himself what he had to live for. Most would think that was a fairly common question. For this young man however, the difference was the number of reasons he could come up with to live for determined the number of bullets he would put into the clip of his handgun. If he could
0 10/08
2013
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jeremy Davis, 354th Operations Group first sergeant, Senior Airman James Porter, 354th Force Support Squadron career development technician, and Staff Sgt. Daniel Klinger, 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel service center controller, speak about their experiences with the Air Force Assistance Fund at the base chapel March 11, 2013, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.  Davis recollected how AFAF helped evacuate his family during the Hurricane Katrina crisis.  Eielson’s campaign runs through April 19. For more information, contact your unit AFAF Key Worker.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Peter Reft) AFAF: Eielson's Commitment to Caring
It is that time of year again, when Airmen pull together to make a contribution for the greater good, enriching the lives of our fellow wingmen. Eielson's Air Force Assistance Fund campaign runs March 11 through April 19, continuing the tradition of giving back to our fellow Airmen.AFAF was established to provide for an annual effort to raise funds
0 3/22
2013
Default Air Force Logo COMPACAF sends Veterans Day message
The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month marks a monumental time in the history of mankind. On that day, November 11, 1918, an armistice went into effect between the Allied Forces and Germany, effectively marking an end of hostilities in the First World War.President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11, 1919, as the first
0 11/08
2012
Default Air Force Logo Hispanic Heritage Month: Uniting diversity through celebration
As you know, many of the Airmen serving our nation are of Hispanic heritage who have courageously answered our nation's call to serve. The U.S. Air Force, and our country, is stronger today because of their service. So for those of you who have family member or friends currently serving, let me begin by saying "thank you." We are honored by your
0 9/21
2012
Default Air Force Logo Air Force as family
Recent events in the 354th Security Forces Squadron have reminded me of the incredible importance of every Air Force member adopting the concept that the Air Force is an extended family.We recently had a member of the Eielson Defenders wounded in action in Afghanistan. In the hours and days after the event, the Air Force family rallied to the side
0 9/13
2012
Default Air Force Logo Make the time
I hear every day that winter is coming soon and think to myself, "I've only been here a few weeks. It can't possibly be coming that quickly!" But like it or not, it is coming and we have to get ready.I still have to winterize my vehicles. I'll get to it. Then there's that mountain of boxes in the garage waiting to be moved to make space for
0 9/10
2012
Default Air Force Logo Loyalty: A personal commitment to the organization
Loyalty is a pillar of organizational strength. I believe it is vitally important to the military enterprise, and I assert that we find it throughout our military organizations. We should expect to give it and to receive it daily, and we can rely on its powerful effects to bolster our military effectiveness in peacetime and in combat.You may be
0 7/26
2012
Default Air Force Logo To the Airmen, warriors and leaders of Eielson AFB
Thank you for the warm welcome to the 354th Fighter Wing. Tanya and I already feel at home here. Having spent the past several years at Pacific Command and Pacific Air Forces Headquarters, I've watched the Iceman Team's performance and accomplishments from afar and now get to meet and work with the Airmen who lead this great wing. Your
0 7/16
2012
Default Air Force Logo What are your values?
Many of us in uniform have traveled the world and have been introduced to different cultures, but have you noticed different values of the world? I was very fortunate to be raised by a wonderful family that taught me a value system. The Air Force also teaches values in AFPAM 36-2241, Professional Development Guide, as an ethical value system:
0 7/06
2012
Default Air Force Logo COMPACAF sends July 4th message
Independence Day provides us an opportunity to reflect on our nations' rich history while also celebrating our 236th birthday. While we enjoy the holiday with our loved ones, or on far away shores and separated due to military duties, we should also reflect on the debt we owe to the Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Coast Guardsmen who made
0 7/02
2012
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