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Eielson trounces Thunder Mountain in season opener

...Falcons in Friday night's nonconference season-opening game at Buck Nystrom Field at Eielson High School on Eielson Air Force Base. DeVaughn inserted second-string quarterback Jeremiah Brown and third-string signal caller Mathew Scarboro...
Air Force finds contamination in Moose Creek wells

...Force base about 25 miles southeast of Fairbanks has found contaminated groundwater in wells near Moose Creek.Eielson Air Force Base began testing wells in May for contamination that the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said was...
79 makeshift riverboats take on final Red Green Regatta

...principal. "This year was the last one, so we decided we better do it."Carl "Puc" Anderson, an airman from Eielson Air Force Base, collected 1,008 milk and water bottles, then secured them together in a circular shape using zip ties, string...
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...
Juneau named 'Tree City USA' again

...that Anchorage, Sitka, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base also received the honor.To qualify for the award, a community must meet four standards that include a forestry...
Air Force leaves F-16 squadron at Fairbanks base

FAIRBANKS - Military officials say a squadron of F-16 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 Gov. Bill Walker...
Air Force official touts Eielson assets at scoping meeting

FAIRBANKS - Eielson Air Force Base has "phenomenal assets" that make it attractive for basing...looking at Eielson is there used to be more squadrons assigned at Eielson Air Force Base than we currently have," said Col. Michael Winkler. "We...
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...
Begich bids emotional farewell to US Senate

...Begich, who touted their level of cooperation on Alaska issues."We worked hard on Alaskan issues like protecting Eielson Air Force base and working against the threats of Frankenfish, and I appreciate his willingness to serve," Murkowski said. Critics...
DOD spending down, Corps finds other work

...typically don't require maintenance, largely a result of changing weather patterns.When the Air Force announced Eielson Air Force Base as it preferred location for two Pacific squadrons of F-35 fighters in August, Sen. Mark Begich said upwards...


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