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  • Importance of maintaining legal readiness

    Readiness is a constant duty for all Airmen. We relentlessly train, study and prepare for the challenges, real or envisioned, that we are likely to face in our chosen fields. Unfortunately, the same rigor is often not applied to our personal matters. If you had to deploy at a moment's notice, could

  • Command Chief proud to be an Iceman, embraces future challenges

    For two years Chief Master Sgt. Jerry Moore has served as the 354th Fighter Wing command chief. He now prepares for his next assignment at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson as the 11th Air Force command chief. Recently, he shared his experiences at Eielson Air Force Base, crediting them with helping

  • 168th ARW maintainers keep aircraft mission ready

    If you spend time with aircraft maintenance personnel for any length of time, you soon realize they speak in a language few outside of their career field understand.For 168th Air Refueling Wing aircraft maintenance supervisor Staff Sgt. Josh Thompson, terms like, "one-one hundredths of a

  • Eielson Command Post: controllers operate as communicators and liaisons

    In Amber Hall's deep recesses, a small group keeps a watchful eye over the installation. Tucked out of sight, they work 'round-the-clock amidst flickering monitors, the chatter of radios and the faint sounds emitted from televisions with late-breaking news, prepared to disseminate any information

  • Craycroft lady lets the walking do the talking

    From arid deserts to heavy rain showers and finally the frozen tundra of Interior Alaska, a long-time athlete proves that fitness is a state of mind. Thousands, if not millions of footsteps over scorching pavements and iced-covered roads characterize a motivated individual and her need to stay

  • Women in History: Respect better earned

    Editor's note: "Women in History" is a four-part series portraying women currently stationed at Eielson who have positively made an impact.Whether bandaging a wounded soldier or working extended hours at the city factory, women have been contributing to the success of this nation long before wearing

  • Women in History: Leaving Air Force better than she found it

    History is filled with examples of women serving their country - women like Susan B. Anthony, who lobbied for women's suffrage rights, or U.S. Army  Gen. Ann Dunwoody, who became the first female four-star general in the U.S. military.One woman here continues that tradition of service.After more

  • Women in history: rising through the glass ceiling

    Editor's note: "Women in History" is a four-part series portraying women currently stationed at Eielson who have positively made an impact.Shannon Sherwin only intended on staying in the Air Force for four years, using it simply as a stepping stone into a career with the FBI. Sometimes, however,

  • Women in history: Contributions of an Eielson contract specialist

    Editor's note: Women in History is a four-part series portraying women currently stationed at Eielson that have positively made an impact.Air Force duty for women was authorized on July 8, 1948. Today, of the more than 328,000 active duty members serving in the Air Force, nearly 19% are women.

  • Play a little, learn a lot: MWDs, handlers learn to trust

    Few bonds compare to the one that exists between a man and a canine, and the success of military working dogs and their handlers often depends on that bond.Military working dog handlers appreciate the importance of building a partnership with their assigned dog, knowing the sooner trust exists