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  • Airman ethic makes the impossible happen

    The Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Iceman Team recently accomplished an enormous undertaking the Air Force way - Airmen taking care of Airmen. Following the end of its 20-year Sprucewood Homes development lease in August, Eielson AFB leadership made the difficult decision to relocate 241 families on very short notice. "Following unresolved
  • AF medical personnel tend to sick passenger

    Two Boeing 747 aircraft made emergency landings here Jan. 17 after Incheon International Airport's runway closed for low visibility due to fog. The two Korean Airline aircraft, one laden with cargo, the other with passengers, were greeted by 8th Fighter Wing leadership and support personnel with open arms. "Our day-to-day mission is to defend the
  • Mayor for a day

    The 35th Fighter Wing commander was appointed as Misawa City's "Mayor for a Day" Jan. 12 at Misawa City Hall as a way to promote cultural awareness and increase goodwill. Misawa City Mayor Shigeyoshi Suzuki who offered the opportunity to Brig. Gen. Sam Angelella, 35th FW commander, also took this time to say thank you for a job well-done during his
  • What AFSO 21 Means

    Air Force Smart Operations 21 is important to all of us. It is our initiative and a way to continue our long tradition of improving Air Force operational capability. But what is it exactly? Many Airmen have heard the term AFSO 21 and the words associated with it such as LEAN and SIX SIGMA. Air Force Smart Operations is a broad umbrella of saying,
  • Dental goes digital

    With the invention of the internet, information can be accessed at the click of a button. Songs, pictures and computer files can be placed on a flash drive and fit in the palm of a hand. Technological advancements are ongoing and the world has proven time and time again, if it can be imagined, it can be made. Eielson's dental clinic is currently
  • Airmen fly to Kadena AB, Japan, for exercise

    Approximately 110 members from the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron, 36th Services Squadron, 36th Contracting Squadron, and the Personnel Contingency Flight left for exercise Silver Flag at Kadena AB, Japan, the mornings of Jan. 5 and 6. Silver Flag is contingency-based training putting Airmen in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and
  • Tankers land on Andersen for full AEF rotation

    As part of a 120-day Air Expeditionary Force deployment cycle, 83 active-duty Airmen from from both Grand Forks AFB, N.D., and MacDill AFB, Fla., have recently flown to Andersen to form the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron. "We have come and taken over for the Guard," said Capt. John Creighton, operations officer. "Now we will be