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  • SECAF visits Eielson Airmen, flies with Aggressors

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited with Airmen from 354th Fighter Wing Aug. 10 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
  • RED FLAG-Alaska 18-3 commences

    RED FLAG-Alaska 18-3, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment begins Aug. 9 and continues through Aug. 24, 2018. Flight operations will be located over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. The JPARC has a total airspace of more than 67,000 square miles over Alaska and a portion of Western Canadian airspace.
  • Eielson hosts 11th Air Force civilian advisory board members

    Henry Penny, a member of the 11th Air Force Civilian Advisory Board, poses for a photo from the back of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, August 7, 2018, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Penny and one other member of the 11th AF CAB received an orientation flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher)
  • Medal of Honor recipient visits Eielson

    Retired U.S. Army Master Sgt. Leroy Petry, a Medal of Honor recipient, visited service members in Alaska to speak about his time as a Ranger, his Medal of Honor and the importance of using mental health resources available to all military members. On July 26, 2018, Petry visited Eielson to share his personal experiences about what his life was like after losing his right hand while throwing away a detonating grenade from his comrades in Afghanistan.
  • 354th Medical Group sharpens lifesaving skillset through competition

    The Icemen of the 354th Medical Group conducted an extensive training exercise encompassing hands-on Self-Aid Buddy Care, litter carries, and patient decontamination, July 25, 2018.
  • Eielson welcomes new fighter wing commander

    Members of Eielson Air Force Base, Fairbanks Northstar Borough community leaders, and distinguished guests gathered at the Thunderdome today to witness the 354th Fighter Wing change of command.Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach, 11th Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony where Col. David A. Mineau relinquished command to Col. Benjamin W. Bishop.“I
  • Will Going to Mental Health End My Career?

    We have all heard the warnings: “Don’t go to Mental Health unless you want to get kicked out,” “They take away your weapons,” “You will never fly again if you seek out Mental Health services,” and “They tell you, you can never drink again.” So, what is the truth? Do they really end our careers, take away our weapons, prevent us from being on flying status, or tell us we can never drink? Do they have this power?
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