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  • Core values make impossible happen

    The Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Iceman Team recently accomplished an enormous undertaking the Air Force way - Airmen taking care of Airmen. Following the end of its 20-year Sprucewood Homes development lease in August, Eielson AFB leadership made the difficult decision to relocate 241 families on very short notice. "Following unresolved
  • Icemen shoot down Grizzlies in Commander's Cup hockey game

    With service pride at stake, the Eielson Icemen outscored the Fort Wainwright Grizzlies 8-6 to take possession of the 11th annual Commander's Cup following a hockey match-up at Fairbanks' Big Dipper Ice Arena Saturday. Eielson leads the series 6-5 in a derby game held annually since 1996. Last winter's match-up was cancelled due to heavy Fort
  • Dental goes digital

    With the invention of the internet, information can be accessed at the click of a button. Songs, pictures and computer files can be placed on a flash drive and fit in the palm of a hand. Technological advancements are ongoing and the world has proven time and time again, if it can be imagined, it can be made. Eielson's dental clinic is currently
  • Snowmachining on base--privilege, not right

    Well, it's that time of year again--time to pull that dusty, dirty snowmachine out from under the blue tarp and get it ready to float over the fresh powdery snow. Before turning the key or pulling the starting rope, remember riding snowmachines on base is a privilege, not a right. BASE RULES Base riders must carry a valid competency certificate
  • Dorm excellence competition winners announced

    Eielson's nine dormitories were evaluated during a dormitory excellence competition Dec. 20 and 21 with prizes and money awarded to the winners-$3,000 for first place, $2,000 for second place and $1,000 for third place. The purpose of the dorm competition is assessing squadron pride and readiness, overall cleanliness of the dorms themselves, to
  • Icemen compete Grizzlies in Commander’s Cup hockey

    Under the leadership of the Fairbanks Hockey Hall of Fame, squads from Eielson and Fort Wainwright are joining other Fairbanks hockey organizations to celebrate the town's favorite sport. What began in 2006 as Hockey DAY in Fairbanks has grown into Hockey WEEK in 2007. The festivities are scheduled for the week of Jan. 13-20. The Eielson Icemen
  • Iceman marrow drive starts Jan. 9

    The clinic laboratory will be conducting a bone marrow drive to support the C.W. Bill Young DoD Marrow Donor Program rom 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m Jan. 9. In the past, registration included a blood draw, but with technological advances, only a cheek swab will be necessary. Bone marrow is not actually collected unless the potential donor is a match for