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  • Fluoride: Friend or Foe?

    There is no denying that we are living in an information age, where online resources are readily available at our fingertips. With anti-fluoride propaganda flooding the Internet and the recent Federal government announcement of recommending lowering the fluoride level in drinking water, it can be difficult to decipher whether fluoride is friend or
  • What to do if an earthquake strikes: Take steps to prepare in an emergency

    Earthquake Facts* Earthquakes strike suddenly, without warning, and can occur any time of the year; day or night.* On a yearly basis, 70-75 damaging earthquakes occur throughout the world.* Ground movement during an earthquake is seldom the direct cause of death or injury. Most earthquake-related casualties result from collapsing walls, flying
  • Icewomen in action: celebrating Women's History Month part four

    Editor's note: This is part of a series celebrating Women's History Month.I'm Maj. Victoria Williams, the 354th Fighter Wing senior intelligence officer and the 353rd Combat Training Squadron intelligence division chief.My job is to understand our adversaries in order to provide timely, tailored intelligence information to decision makers.  I wear
  • Icewoman in action: celebrating Women's History Month part three

    Editor's note: This is part of a series celebrating Women's History Month.I'm Master Sgt. Keri Frandsen, the 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron armament flight chief.My job involves loading and unloading munitions on aircraft and maintenance of the weapons release systems and components, such as launchers, bomb racks, and the 20 mm gun system.
  • Icewoman in action: celebrating Women's History Month part two

    Editor's note: This is part of a series celebrating Women's History Month.I'm Tech. Sgt. Amanda Mueller, a 354th Medical Operations Squadron paramedic.As a paramedic I care for people who live and work on Eielson. I work closely with the medical director and the flight medical team to support in-flight emergencies and work with the fire department
  • Icewoman in action: celebrating Women's History Month

    Editor's note: This is part of a series celebrating Women's History Month.I'm Airman 1st Class Kaylee Goodwin, a 354th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter.As a firefighter, I work a 24-hour shift every other day. I respond to any type of emergency, whether it is a medical call, alarm activation or an actual fire. I train every day to keep my skills
  • Measles – Get the Vaccine to Eradicate the Disease

    The current outbreak of measles shows the need for renewed focus on vaccination efforts. Measles is one of the most infectious viruses known to humans.  According to the World Bank, measles continues to cause more deaths than any other infectious diseases, including Ebola, flu or HIV. Worldwide estimation is 20 million people are infected with
  • Exploring Alaska: Denali National Park

    Technology has drastically changed the way people live their lives all over the world, but Alaska challenges technology with an "old-world" charm.People everywhere are fascinated on how many of us live and what we do in Alaska.However, one of the most recognizable feature of Alaska is Denali National Park, home to Mount McKinley, the highest peak
  • Defeat Monster Mouth - National Children's Dental Health Month

    Every year, the American Dental Association celebrates February as National Children's Dental Health Month. This year marks the 66th year of the annual campaign in which dental professionals raise awareness about the importance of oral health in children.The National Children's Dental Health Month campaign slogan this year is "defeat monster mouth"
  • 2014 Eielson Tax Clinic

    Tax season is upon us!  The tax clinic will serve ranks E-1 through E-4.  In order to process a return, you will meet with your Unit Tax Advisor (UTA) first, and then come to the legal office for quality control and transmission to the IRS.  Please contact your unit's UTA to make an appointment for processing a return.  The list of UTAs and their
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