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  • Airman trades leftovers for live game

    While most families were busy recuperating from their day-long Thanksgiving feasts, one staff sergeant donned his cold-weather gear, grabbed his compound bow and headed outside in search of a bull moose. Staff Sergeant Kyle Curtis was fairly confident he would get a moose; he just had to find one. "I saw a moose two days earlier, but misjudged the
  • Airman receives holiday call from President

    A member of the 506th Air Expeditionary Group at Kirkuk Regional Air Base, Iraq, received a once-in-a-lifetime phone call from the commander in chief Nov. 23. Master Sgt. Stonnie Martin, 506th AEG contracting directorate, was one of only two Air Force personnel to get a Thanksgiving Day call from President George W. Bush. During the conversation,
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  • New aggressor units expand training capabilities

    Unit changes at Nellis and Eielson Air Force bases have resulted in two wings that, together, create better opportunities for Air Force pilots to train for combat against potential adversaries. In January, the 65th Aggressor Squadron was reactivated under the 57th Adversary Tactics Group at Nellis AFB, Nevada. The 65th AGRS, an F-15 Eagle unit, is
  • New Web site primed for public debut

    Icemen can expect to see a new look on Eielson's public Web site beginning next week. An Air Force plan to consolidate and standardize the appearance of its sites has finally reached bases in the Pacific Air Forces command, and Eielson is the first site in PACAF to go "live." Eielson's migration to the new format began two weeks ago using the new
  • Eielson highlights wingman culture locally

    The Iceman Team will take a break from normal operations Nov. 22 to focus on another area essential to its mission success - taking care of each other. Eielson will join bases across Pacific Air Forces in teaching and reinforcing the Air Force's "wingman culture," a consciousness designed to strengthen the morale and welfare of units by devoting
  • Laser tag up and running

    A new laser tag system, one of Eielson's latest quality of life projects is officially up and running at the fitness center. More than $42,000 was spent by the 354th Fighter Wing to bring 16 machine pistols, two "Big Guns," two mines and ammo dumps, numerous inflatable blockades and computers to upload gaming information to determine team winners,
  • MADD honors top DUI officers

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving's Fairbanks Chapter held its three-year anniversary Sunday at West Valley High School. To commemorate the occasion MADD unveiled a new ad poster and bumper sticker which will soon be turning up all over base and in the Fairbanks community. MADD recognized local law enforcement top DUI officers from and around
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