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  • Fort Wainwright BOSS extends program to Airmen

    Recently, 13 Airmen had the opportunity to go to Birch Hill on Fort Wainwright, Alaska to enjoy a day of skiing and snowboarding at a reduced cost thanks to coordination between Fort Wainwright’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers and Eielson Dormitory Management. BOSS is an Army initiative which helps improve the morale and welfare of single Soldiers and will now invite single Airmen from Eielson to join them for their events.
  • 354th MDOS raises awareness for Children’s Dental Health Month

    Every February the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Dental Health month, which brings dental professionals together to raise awareness about the importance of oral hygiene for children.
  • Airmen, Soldiers join forces to reduce DUIs

    Whether you’re out on the town or at a party with friends, it’s always a good idea to have a designated driver; someone who won’t be drinking while you and your friends are. The 354th Fighter Wing Airmen Against Drunk Driving and the Fort Wainwright Soldiers Against Drunk Driving combined their efforts to assist those who drink and shouldn’t drive.
  • AF releases new guidance on civilian hiring freeze

    The Air Force has released additional guidance in regard to the federal civilian hiring freeze implemented Jan. 23.
  • Managing MPS, mastering mentorship

    From the first days of Basic Military Training, Airmen are taught to strive for excellence in everything they do and these same individuals carry this with them for the rest of their lives. Kevin Alexander, the 354th Force Support Squadron chief of the Military Personnel Section, spent 28 years in the Air Force as part of the personnel section and now leads it as a civilian.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work

    Without ever making eye contact, a football is thrown hard, spiraling through the air until it’s caught. Joshua Clifford is on the throwing end, while his wife, Monica, is receiving and Clifford said they make a perfect team in everything they do. During high school, Clifford grew up working four jobs; his day starting with one job at 3 a.m. and ending around 10 p.m.
  • AF responds to hiring freeze

    The Air Force is working with the Defense Department to provide additional guidance on the federal civilian hiring freeze implemented Jan. 23.
  • 354th Communications Squadron wins Air Force award

    Every Airman’s day-to-day tasks are somehow connected to the communications squadron. Buildings, offices, even underground is mapped through a squadron of less than 100 personnel; directing every phone call, email or network issue. Eielson’s very own 354th Communications Squadron won the Air Force Lieutenant General Harold W. Grant Award for small communications unit.
  • EAFB installation access changes with REAL ID Act requirements

    To comply with federal law, Eielson Air Force Base will no longer accept state-issued identification from certain U.S. states for unescorted visitor access to the installation as mandated under the REAL ID Act. Visitors who are not in compliance will be denied unescorted entry to federal installations and will require a Common Access Card/dependent/retiree identification holder to escort them at all times. Personnel in possession of a valid Department of Defense issued identification card are not affected by this change.
  • Sticking up for National Blood Donation Month

    January is National Blood Donation Month and Eielson Airmen are taking a step to help save lives with a two-day blood drive hosted by the 354th Medical Group. “Donating blood is something which takes minimal effort but will save the lives of many,” said 1st Lt. Christina Blitch, a 354th MDG practice manager. “Some people aren’t always able to volunteer their hours in the community, so this is a great way to make a lasting impact.”