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  • 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,
  • Lock and Load

  • 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
  • Into the night

  • Cold weather can't stop desert-dwelling Airmen

    Working in a cold-weather environment may not be in the repertoire of desert-dwelling maintainers up here for Red Flag-Alaska 07-1, but these Luke Airmen don't seem to mind and they're not about to let it affect their mission. "To be honest, if it wasn't chilly here I would probably be disappointed," Staff Sgt. Craig Bair, 61st Fighter Squadron