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  • What to Do if You Have Been Sexually Assaulted

    When a sexual assault occurs, medical evidence quickly diminishes. Since the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program was established, the majority of all victims who made a report at Eielson did not come forward until two to three days later. This delayed reporting can have a dire impact for the investigation and collection of evidence. If
  • Base-wide survey to decide public transit for base

    Getting from point A to point B is just a key stroke away. Icemen team members have until Monday to complete a survey that can make public transportation from Eielson to North Pole and Fairbanks a reality. The Fairbanks North Star Borough Transportation Department operates the Metropolitan Area Commuter System and with enough interest their buses
  • Icemen teamwork keeps Eielson clean

    All Icemen are expected to participate in a base-wide Spring clean-up and safety day to remove the trash that accumulates over a long Alaskan winter. Various squadrons are responsible to clean in and around their building and compounds and to clean open areas and roadways in their assigned area. "As a community, we have to keep our base clean for
  • PACAF commander stresses importance of space

    With a command that stretches across 16 different time zones, Pacific Air Forces Commander General Paul V. Hester, is a fan of the work space professionals perform in the Pacific. The general spoke to a crowd of military, civilian and industry space professionals during the last day of the 23rd National Space Symposium April 12, about how his
  • Home You're Proud Of season kicks off

    Eielson's best-kept yards will be the focus of local inspectors during the "Home You're Proud Of" season. The program begins in June and continues through August with a grand prize winner in September. The program is designed to foster morale in our community and improve the appearance of our living environment. In the competition, five judges
  • PACAF leads way in Air Force's anthrax vaccine push

    Pacific Air Forces' implementation of the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program is off to a good start. Since the program was ordered to resume under the direction of the deputy secretary of defense in October, PACAF has immunized more than 94 percent of its Airmen who have been designated for mandatory vaccinations. The program is well underway,
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  • Alaska range, airspace critical to combat training

    Ejecting out of a fighter jet at more than 400 miles an hour, aircrew members have one objective--to make it to the ground alive. For an F-15 fighter pilot and his navigator, the combat search and rescue training scenario during Red Flag-Alaska 07-1 stranded them with severe injuries on the expansive Pacific Alaskan Range Complex. The 210th Rescue
  • Virginia sailors visit Eielson to work with joint service, experience Alaska

    Joint and coalition combat operations are prevalent in today's world and exercises such as Red Flag-Alaska are vital training opportunities structured to achieve success and cohesiveness in real-world missions. Although the fight here at Red Flag-Alaska 07-1 is simulated, U.S. Navy Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Seven's (VFA-87) trip to participate