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Staff Sgt. Julia Meyer, a fuels systems mechanic with the 168th Maintenance Squadron, dresses in waterproof overalls as she prepares to inspect part of the KC-135R fuel system inside the unit's fuel cell at Eielson AFB, Alaska, October 18, 2016. Meyer is a fulltime technician with the Interior-Alaska unit and recently returned home from her third deployment to Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Paul Mann) Maintenance Airman quietly excels
Saving hundreds of thousands of dollars is something that not many people claim, and not talking about it is something even more unique, but not for Staff Sgt. Julia Meyer.Meyer deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Abū Nakẖlah, Qatar, earlier this year. She is a fuels systems mechanic, or as she puts it, "finds and fixes fuel leaks and if there's any
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2016
168th Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Hunt unfurls the new 168th Wing flag during a re-designation ceremony at the Operations Group Theater on Eielson Air Force Base, Feb. 3, 2016. The re-designation indicates and properly recognizes the 168th Wing's two missions: The early ballistic missile warning system mission at Clear Air Force Station, and the KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refueling mission at Eielson Air Force Base. Alaska Air National Guard unit redesignated to recognize two missions
The 168th Air Refueling Wing was redesignated as the 168th Wing in a ceremony at the Operations Group Theater on Eielson Air Force Base, Feb. 3.The redesignation indicates and properly recognizes the 168th Wing's two missions: The early ballistic missile warning system mission at Clear Air Force Station, and the KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refueling
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Retired U.S. Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Bill Dixon says his final farewells to his friends and co-workers at the interior-Alaska Air Guard wing where he finished 41 years of military service, here at Eielson AFB, Alaska June 29, 2016. The ceremony was attended by more than 200 people and was held in the maintenance bay, which was Dixon's home-away-from-home for almost 20 years. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Paul Mann/Released) 41 years, a benchmark placed
What can transpire in 41 seconds, or in minutes, days, weeks, months? How about in 41 years? Thinking about this in the terms of one man's service to a state and nation is what several Airmen pondered when they chose their words about Chief Master Sgt. William (Bill) Dixon with the 168th Wing here June 29 at the retirement ceremony honoring 41
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Guard's '08 Airmen of the Year announced, honored
The Air National Guard identified its six Airmen of the Year (AOY) for 2008 following their arrival here June 15 for a week-long celebration and tribute to their achievements. This year's AOYs were chosen through a process of unit, state and national selection panels and included the ranks of senior airman through senior master sergeant. The 2008
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