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  • LC-130s depart for the "Ice"

    A pair of LC-130 Hercules tactical cargo aircraft left here headed for Antarctica today. The specially equipped, modified C-130s belong to the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing, and are flying to McMurdo Station, Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze. Deep Freeze is an annual

  • Medics lend hand in Topoff 4 exercise

    When help was needed at the Guam Memorial Hospital and Naval Hospital, Airmen from the 36th Medical Group were there to lend a helping hand during this week's Topoff 4 exercise.The 36th Medical Group provided 16 doctors, nurses, medical technicians and dentists to assist and process patients at

  • Family Day schedule for 2008 announced

    The Family Day schedule for 2008 was recently announced by the Pacific Air Forces commander. The following dates will be designated as PACAF Family Days for calendar year 2008: 23 May 08, 3 Jul 08, 29 Aug 08, 28 Nov 08, 26 Dec 08, 2 Jan 09 Civilians are encouraged to take annual leave or use accrued

  • Eielson's last Hawg nestles into new pin at Robins AFB

    The last A-10A Arctic Hawg was strapped in and transported via C-5 Galaxy to its new home at the Museum of Aviation Flight & Technology Center at Robins AFB, Ga., the morning of Oct. 6. The aircraft, tail number 75-0305, was being used for weapon's ground training since it's inactivity in 1996 due

  • Men affected by breast cancer too

    This year in the United States 178,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed and 40,460 are expected to die from the disease. Breast cancer continues to be the second most fatal cancer among women, with lung cancer being number one. This is also an opportunity to bring attention to

  • Eielson combines host, tenant wings for ground-breaking ORE

    History was made at Eielson as the 354th Fighter Wing and the 168th Air Refueling Wing combined efforts for an Operational Readiness Exercise Oct. 11-14. The 354th FW, with more than 2,500 active duty Airmen is the host unit at Eielson and the 168th ARW is a tenant unit consisting of more than 500