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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Leaders rally against Army force reductions

...during the tours, is helpful, but what really counts is what is recorded, he said.JBER, Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base have survived previous rounds of reductions, both Dodson and Popp said, but this one is different because it is...
John Raymond Clements

...worked for the United States for more than 40 years, first as a forest ranger in Arizona, then as a meteorologist for the Air Force and the National Weather Service in Alaska, Texas, Idaho, and Nevada. He was also a renowned pilot and flight instructor...
Air Force scraps F-16 Alaska transfer plan

ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Air Force is scrapping its plan to move a fighter...Fairbanks, and will not put Eielson Air Force Base in part-time status, Alaska' protesting the plan since the Air Force first announced it nearly two years...


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