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  • Using OPSEC in the exercise environment

    As the Eielson AFB gears up for the summer exercise season, personnel are reminded that it is essential to apply solid and smart Operations Security. Though OPSEC is always vital to mission success, practicing it is especially important during up-tempo operations, such as Red Flag-Alaska and base emergency management exercises, to ensure
  • Eielson unit selected for process improvement study

    Pacific Air Forces has selected the 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron to validate the new process oriented organizational structure directed by Air Staff. Eielson is one of only 12 test bases Air Force wide to be selected. This isn't the first time the service has taken new approaches to the way in which it supplies fuels, cryogenics, equipment,
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: The Clothesline Project

    This April the Department of Defense will take a concerted stand against sexual assault as it observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This annual event provides us with the opportunity to increase knowledge and promote prevention of this crime through special events and public education. This year's theme for SAAM is "Stand Up Against Sexual
  • TriWest's interactive map brings help from home to families coping with deployment

    Service members returning from the war in Iraq, now have a new resource to help them and their family members deal with the unique set of re-adjustment challenges they face. In a proactive approach to preventing, identifying and treating post deployment issues, TriWest Healthcare Alliance today launched an interactive behavioral health resource map
  • Air Force fosters "warrior ethos" in all Airmen

    Whether it's the recent changes to basic military training, continual preparation for deployments, engaging in combat or new and better uniforms, Air Force leaders are instilling a warrior mindset in Airmen. That warrior ethos -- the foundation of what it means to be an Airman -- traces its roots to the era when the Air Force first became an
  • Support organization for families of deceased military members returns to Alaska

    Born out of tragedy right here in Alaska in 1992, a national service organization that has aided thousands of veterans' families will return to the state where it all began this June. As more military families are forced to cope with the death of a loved one as a result of the Global War on Terrorism, it couldn't come at a better time. Bonnie
  • Anthrax vaccination mandatory for high-threat-area deployers

    The Department of Defense issued a new policy memo Oct. 12 requiring the individual services to begin mandatory anthrax vaccinations for individuals in selected high-threat areas or special-mission units. The DOD determined that these forward areas pose the highest threat for military forces so they must meet the mandatory anthrax vaccine measures.