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  • Memorial honors American, Russian pilots

    Eielson's base honor guard was on hand to post the colors and raise the United States, Russian and Alaskan flags during the official ribbon cutting of the Alaska-Siberia Lend-Lease Memorial Sunday at Griffin Park in Fairbanks. American, Russian, French and Canadian dignitaries, to include Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, gathered here to honor
  • Critical issues briefed at CC call

    Base personnel were briefed on several critical issues that concern the future of the Iceman Team and Eielson Air Force Base during the Wing Commander's Call at the base theater here Aug. 16. Brig. Gen. Dave Scott, 354th Fighter Wing Commander, praised Eielson personnel for their continued excellence and outlined what the Iceman Team should be
  • For Sale Board moves to crossroads

    Due to network security vulnerability issues and violation of DoD and Air Force policy, Eielson's "For Sale Board" will move to the Air Force Crossroads Flea Market beginning Sept. 1. "The Flea Market is an electronic bulletin board where members and their families can post "For Sale" items and/or "Wanted" advertisements," said Maj. Michelle
  • Sprucewood housing hot topic among Icemen

    A town hall meeting was held Aug. 25 at the base theater to inform Sprucewood residents and to address questions and concerns regarding the upcoming move of the nearly 200 families living in the Sprucewood housing units on base. An estimated 300 people attended the meeting and pitched an hour and a half's worth of questions to the wing commander,
  • Icemen donate thousands to CFC

    The Combined Federal Campaign drive came to an end Oct. 27th, with Eielson reaching the goal of 100 percent contact and $84,188 in contributions. The key to this years drive, which began Sept. 19, was the hard work of the key workers. Each one of them contributed greatly to this year's campaign by staying active in contacting wing personnel
  • Big Brothers, Sisters visit Eielson fighter squadron

    Eighteen children from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Fairbanks, Alaska, met Airmen from the 355th Fighter Squadron and received an up close and personal look at an A-10 Thunderbolt II when they visited here Sept. 30. "The 355th FS not only wanted to help (Big Brothers Big Sisters) in that regard, but they also wanted to honor the 'Bigs' for
  • Operations group adopts 353rd CTS

    The 353rd Combat Training Squadron is set to become another fully integrated Iceman Team unit by returning to the 354th Operations Group this month is aimed primarily at improving the Red Flag Alaska exercise."The 353rd CTS started in the 354th Fighter Wing; it's a consolidation of the squadron back under the wing it was originally with," said Lt.
  • AAFES gas pricing explained

    While the Army & Air Force Exchange Service gas pricing policy may appear mysterious to some, it does have definitive explanations and policies, as set by the AAFES Board of Directors, composed of senior leaders from across the Army and Air Force.In the United States, AAFES gas stations conduct surveys of five or more local locations selling motor