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  • B1-Bombers on track during Red Flag-Alaska

    Capt Timothy Griffith, 37th Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, is interviewed for a feature story  here April 9 during Red Flag-Alaska 07-1. To view the video, click on the link, http://www.af.mil/flashcontent/AFA070418_REDFLAG_AFR_1.m4v. Red Flag-Alaska enables aviation units to sharpen their combat skills by flying ten
  • Eielson urges community to help library move

    Although National Library Week ends today, there is still an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries, librarians and library workers and to promote library use by volunteering time to help relocate Eielson's library. Due to the upcoming razing of the facility to make way for the new base exchange, books, shelves,
  • Eielson pilots assume role of aggressor aircraft

    Eielson F-16 pilots took to the skies as aggressors for the first time in Red Flag-Alaska history. Aggressors are a valuable training tool for Red Flags. The pilots and aircraft, F-15s or F-16s, are specially trained to act as the enemy during exercise scenarios. The aircraft sport distinguishable paint jobs and pilots use only the capabilities
  • Month of the Military Child observes Shaken Baby Syndrome

    Eielson AFB is a community that cares about its families, and once again joins together to celebrate April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Department of Defense is launching a department-wide campaign to prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome in collaboration with the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome in observation of this month. Shaken Baby
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  • Preparing youth for peer pressure

    This year, Alcohol Awareness Month is highlighting the important issue of underage drinking. It's no secret that alcohol use by young people is extremely dangerous - both to themselves and to society at large, and is associated with traffic fatalities, violence, unsafe sex, suicide, educational failure, and other problem behaviors. Many times peer