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  • 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.
  • Game on -- Icemen compete in video game tournament

    The North Star Café was packed with fans of the popular Madden NFL video game series as more than 30 Icemen vied for the title of Eielson's Madden NFL '07 champion during a two day, two platform tournament Saturday and Sunday. Airmen played the popular video game, featuring National Football League teams, in a single elimination tournament played
  • Street music provides taste of Black Culture

    Iceman Team members will be treated to a singularly unique art form in celebration of Black History Month at 6 p.m. tonight at the Yukon Club, as BASE 24/7 and the African American Heritage Committee host the first-ever Eielson Poetry Slam. One of the poetry slam's acts is a trio of musicians who will be performing street music with their own
  • Planning critical to Red Flag-Alaska success

    Coalition and U.S. forces are in need of a realistic training environment for their pilots, aircrews and support personnel and Red Flag-Alaska provides some of the most realistic training on earth. Coordinating this training is the responsibility of the 353rd Combat Training Squadron personnel, who plan and prepare each Red Flag-Alaska exercise.
  • Eielson recognizes 2006's best of the best

    The 354th Fighter Wing recognized 2006's best of the best during its annual awards ceremony Feb. 2 at the Westmark Hotel in Fairbanks. The 2006 annual award winners are: Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman, 354th Maintenance Squadron, Airman category; Tech. Sgt. Raymond Jock, 354th MXS, NCO category; Master Sgt. Chuck Jenkins, 354th MXS, Senior NCO