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Dec. 7, 2006

Caregiver provides best care at Elmendorf

Hard work, dedication, and a lot of play time paid off for one local provider. Kristi Morgan was named Provider of the Year by the Family Child Care office Nov. 16 based on points that are earned for things such as training, mentoring other providers, being on time with monthly requirements, inspection scores and parent nominations, said Loretta

Dec. 7, 2006

Ball honors fallen firefighters

More than 200 people attended the 13th Annual Firefighter's Ball at The Susitna Club Saturday evening. "This is an annual celebration of what the Joint Base Elmendorf and Richardson Fire and Emergency Services has accomplished through out the year," said Schollie Goodman, chief's administrative assistant. The night consisted of dinner, annual

Dec. 6, 2006

Holiday season brings high risk for fires

Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are a special time for celebration and should not end in tragedy because of the extra hazards that are present. The holidays are a high risk period for the outbreak of fire in the home. The Joint Base Elmendorf and Richardson Fire and Emergency Services is asking everyone, particularly parents and guardians, to

Dec. 6, 2006

Elmendorf major named to top 40 under 40

One Arctic Warrior was recognized Nov. 6 as one of the top young professionals in Alaska. Maj. Michael Hunsberger was named the only military recipient of Alaska's Top 40 Under 40. These annual awards are presented by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce and the Alaska Journal of Commerce. Major Hunsberger, assigned to the 3rd Communications Squadron,

Dec. 4, 2006

Holiday Cookies

Nov. 17, 2006

Base officials emphasize delayed reporting procedures

There is no telling when the Anchorage Bowl will be hit with the next large snowfall. When this does happen again, members need to be aware of base procedures during inclement weather. When winter weather makes driving conditions hazardous for Elmendorf drivers, base officials have three options: Mission essential reporting: Only mission essential

Nov. 9, 2006

Domestic violence is more than hitting someone

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. All of us understand that hitting someone is violence against another person, however do we realize that striking your partner or spouse is domestic violence? The State of Alaska and the UCMJ both addresses domestic violence as a crime. As I read the paper this week it struck me that almost every day

Nov. 9, 2006

Exercise puts Elmendorf members to the test

"The 3rd Wing provides air superiority, surveillance, tactical airlift and agile combat support forces for global deployment." This mission statement was put to the test last week during a Phase I Operational Readiness Exercise. "An ORE Phase I, commonly referred to as a Polar Force Exercise, prepares 3rd Wing assets and personnel needed to support

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