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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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