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  • Updating personnel records readiness vital to mission

    Nobody can predict the twists and turns that life can take, but with a little bit of preparation Airmen can make the best of any situation. The Air Force Personnel Center has designated March as Personnel Records Readiness Month. Military members should use this opportunity to review such items as their virtual record of emergency data, or vRed,
  • Airman Leadership School graduates

    The 354th Fighter Wing would like to send a congratulations to the past three Airman Leadership School graduates:Airman Leadership School graduates and award winners from ALS Class 07-2:Senior Airman Jeremy C. Jones John L. Levitow Award Senior Airman Mark C. Faulkner Academic Achievement Award Senior Airman Lacey N. Quinton Leadership Award Senior
  • Patient Safety Awareness Week

    During the week of March 4 to 10, communities across the country are hosting a variety of events and sponsoring initiatives as part of Patient Safety Awareness Week, sponsored by the National Patient Safety Foundation. Each year, NPSF sponsors Patient Safety Awareness Week to encourage hospitals to actively engage their communities in patient
  • New housing construction to begin this summer

    The Air Force will begin constructing new multi-family housing units on Eielson in the summer of 2007. This new housing development will be located along either side of North Street, between Koyuk Avenue and French Creek Drive. This development will include 16 four-plexes and three duplexes, for a combined total of 70 new homes. The development
  • Poison Prevention Week educates Icemen

    For the past 45 years, National Poison Prevention Week has worked to educate and inform consumers of the dangers of unintentional poisonings. These efforts have contributed to a significant decline in injuries and deaths. "Back in the 1960s, the number of deaths each year from unintentional poisoning was 15 times greater than it is today," said
  • The eyes have it

    The Eielson Optometry Clinic is now offering its newest line of authorized eyeglass frame styles, all of which are available to active-duty personnel. Airmen are allowed to order one frame of their choice annually in addition to the standard-issue brown plastic military glasses. This greater choice in eyeglass frames is intended to improve use of
  • Airmen support local community, children

    Airmen came together for the 19th Annual Bowl for Kids' Sake at the bowling center Feb. 17 with hopes of making a difference in the lives of children throughout the Fairbanks community. More than 100 bowlers and 23 volunteers took part in the day-long bowl-a-thon hosted by Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Greater Fairbanks area. "I was really
  • A Helping Hand

  • Online gaming circuit designed for military members

    Airmen who enjoy competing in online games now have the opportunity to join a new, free league just for servicemembers. Newtroop, a gaming circuit, was created by Senior Airman Ryan Williams, 381st Intelligence Squadron, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska, and is specifically for military members from all branches of service to compete in and socialize.
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