Air Force leaves F-16 squadron at Fairbanks base

...fighter jets will remain at Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Tuesday that Air Force Secretary Deborah James informed...instead.The latest threat came as the Air Force looked at Eielson as the likely base...
Empire Editorial: Don't be fooled by claims of a 'threat' from Russia

...delegation is working hard to keep soldiers at Fort Wainwright and Fort Richardson, aircraft at Elmendorf and Eielson Air Force bases, and buy new icebreakers for the Coast Guard. Having a powerful enemy is a strong argument in favor of these things...
Back from Afghanistan, Army helicopters may help civilians Afghanistan.If units are ready and available, Army helicopters will respond to civilian calls dispatched by the Air Force's Rescue Coordination Center in Anchorage, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. The center dispatched 116 missions...
Nome prepares to greet Iditarod winner

...1 million in just city sales tax every March, and retailers need the help to tide them over until tourist season.Air Force Capt. Joel Cooke, originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and now stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson...
Air Force official touts Eielson assets at scoping meeting

FAIRBANKS - Eielson Air Force Base has "phenomenal assets" that...basing new F-35 fighter jets, an Air Force official said Wednesday at a public...meeting."One of the reasons the Air Force is looking at Eielson is there used...
Bringing tattoos to the Valley

...Juneau from Tennessee at the beginning of October. Reed had drawn for years. Soon after he finished three years in the US Air Force, before even entering a tattoo shop for the first time, he went to a convention with his friends and got his first tattoo...
'The Unrideables: Alaska Range' visits for special show

Jon DeVore, a skier, skydiver, BASE jumper and Red Bull Air Force manager who grew up in Juneau, skiing at Eaglecrest Ski Area, is coming to the Rockwell Ballroom today with a film he describes...
Today In Sports History for March 8

...matching the U.S. 200 record of 20.40 seconds.2004 - Air Force punctuates a record-setting season when it moves into...the first time in the program's 48-year history. Air Force (22-5) has a team record for wins, five more than...
Woman guilty of drug conspiracy

...citizen of the Philippines, shipped the drugs through the mail from Las Vegas, where she worked as a housekeeper on an Air Force base. A U.S. Postal Inspection Service investigation revealed Adams shipped multiple packages from October 2011 through...
DOT commissioner brings back two deputies

...brought back to the department, Hatter followed," DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.Hatter also served in the U.S. Air Force for 26 years, the release stated. He will start his new tenure at the department in mid-February. Neussl served two...
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