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17 hrs ago | LiveScience

What's Melting Arctic Ice? NASA Investigates Clouds

Arctic sea ice is melting fast, having lost about 1 million square miles since the 1970s, but experts are still figuring out what factors, such as cloud cover, are speeding or slowing the ice's demise.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Global Warming, US Military, US Air Force, Thule Air Base, Fairbanks, AK

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Eielson Air Force Base Arctiz Sentry

Death Rattlers rock RF-A 14-3

U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornets assigned to the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., take off during RED FLAG-Alaska 14-3 Aug. 14, 2014, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, US Air Force

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Base contractor slaps Fairbanks borough with property tax lawsuit

When the Air Force looked for a contractor to own and operate housing at Eielson Air Force Base and five other installations, it advised the company to "assume full payment of property taxes" and include a one-year cash reserve in its financial plan to pay the tax bill.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Edwards Air Force Base, Hurlburt Field, Eglin Air Force Base, McConnell Air Force Base

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Murkowski vows to work to elect Republican senator

Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Monday questioned how Alaskans have benefited from having a Democratic senator the past few years.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Alaska, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Ted Stevens, US Military, US Air Force

Washington Times

Alaska Editorials

The 7-2 passage of an ordinance by Assembly members this week will require shops that re-sell electronics, jewelry and gold valued at more than $50 to hold those items for at least 30 days.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Fort Wainwright, US Army, Fort Bragg, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

North Texas e-News

NASA to investigate climate impacts of Arctic Sea ice loss

A new NASA field campaign will begin flights over the Arctic this summer to study the effect of sea ice retreat on Arctic climate.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US Military, US Air Force, Thule Air Base, Fairbanks, AK, Space

Bradenton.com

Eielson housing provider rejects borough tax deal

The Fairbanks North Star Borough had offered a substantial discount off the $1.8 million property tax bill.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Bradenton, FL

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Eielson Air Force Base Arctiz Sentry

Why is integrity first?

Without integrity, the moral pillars of our military strength, public trust and self-respect are lost."

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Freshnews

NASA to Investigate Climate Impacts of Arctic Sea Ice Loss

A new NASA field campaign will begin flights over the Arctic this summer to study the effect of sea ice retreat on Arctic climate.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US Military, US Air Force, Thule Air Base, Fairbanks, AK, Space

Wed Aug 13, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Contracts for August 13, 2014

CJW Construction Inc.,* Santa Ana, California ; Environet Inc.,* Kameula, Hawaii ; Idaho Stage Construction,* Kamiah, Idaho ; Jarrett Construction Co.,* Auburn, Alabama ; PentaCon LLC,* Catoosa, Oklahoma ; and RHD Enterprises Inc.,* Lacey, Washington , are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award design-build or ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Air Force

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Eielson named preferred location for F-35s

An F-35 Lightning II flies overhead for the first time at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., in this 2009 photo.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Fairbanks, AK, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski

Mon Aug 11, 2014

APRN

Ft. Wainwright Closes Area East of Eielson for Training

Fort Wainwright officials have closed the Yukon Training Area east of Eielson Air Force Base to public use through Aug. 23. Military-training exercises will be ongoing there until the 23rd.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Wainwright, US Air Force

Washington Times

Alaska Editorials

The Interior got some of the best news Thursday that residents have seen all year.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Washington Times

Red Flag military begin at Eielson

Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska's interior has kicked off its third series of Red Flag exercises of the year.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

Remains of airmen missing since WWII accounted for

The remains of two missing airmen have been accounted for 70 years after they disappeared when their plane went down over Papua New Guinea during World War II, U.S. military officials said.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Aug 07, 2014

APRN

Alaska News Nightly: August 7, 2014

There's good news for the Fairbanks business community today. The secretary of the Air Force called Alaska's congressional delegation this morning to announce that Eielson Air Force Base is the only candidate selected to house two squadrons of F-35 fighter planes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, US Military, US Air Force

U.S. Department of Defense

Eielson AFB Selected as Preferred Alternative for First Overseas-based F-35As

Air Force officials announced today that Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, was selected as the preferred alternative to host the first F-35A Lightning II squadrons in the Pacific area of responsibility.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Eielson leading candidate to host F-35 squadrons

Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks is the leading candidate to be home to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter plane, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Lisa Murkowski

Wed Aug 06, 2014

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Red Flag-Alaska 14-3 kicks off

Although military planners make every effort to reduce the effect of increased flying activities on Alaska residents, people who feel they are being adversely affected can call 377-2116 or JET-NOIS.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Military, US Air Force, Eielson AFB, AK, Anchorage, AK

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Eielson Air Force Base Arctiz Sentry

EOD demonstrates capabilites

The EOD team started the demonstration by showing a video of a deployment involving a multitude of explosions in sync with the beat of the music.

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