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Republic of Korea F-15K Slam Eagle fighter aircraft and F-A18C Hornet fighter and attack jets from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 232, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., are prepared for a sortie Oct. 11, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 17-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. RF-A provides unique opportunities to integrate various forces into joint, coalition and multilateral training from simulated forward operating bases. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
ROKAF enhances partnership during RED FLAG-Alaska
Republic of Korea F-15K Slam Eagle fighter aircraft and F-A18C Hornet fighter and attack jets from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 232, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., are prepared for a sortie Oct. 11, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 17-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. RF-A provides unique opportunities to integrate various forces
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U.S. Air Force Col. David Mineau, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, prepares to take off in an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft after finishing end of runway checks Oct. 10, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 17-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. RF-A simulates the first 10 combat sorties of an initial surge during a conflict, enabling pilots to better understand the stresses of the environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
354th FW Commander leads the fight
U.S. Air Force Col. David Mineau, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, prepares to take off in an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft after finishing end of runway checks Oct. 10, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 17-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. RF-A simulates the first 10 combat sorties of an initial surge during a conflict, enabling pilots to
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A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon with the 18th Aggressor Squadron flies over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, as it returns from a morning sortie Aug. 10, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska 16-3. Pilots who fly with the Aggressors apply years of flight experience and an expansive understanding of adversary tactics in order to train pilots participating in this Pacific Air Forces' commander-directed training exercise between U.S. and partner nation forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik) RF-A 17-1 brings ‘ready to fight tonight’ attitude
RED FLAG-Alaska 17-1, the first RF-A for fiscal year 17 and the last RF-A of this calendar year, officially kicked-off Oct. 6 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. This is a Pacific Air Forces’ commander-directed training exercise using the world’s premier Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex which is the largest instrumented air, ground and electronic combat training range in the world, covering more than 67,000 square miles.
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Daniel Campanella, an Air Education and Training Command aerospace propulsion instructor with the 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 25, takes a brief break Sept. 27, 2016, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Campanella said his biggest inspiration comes from the other men and women he serves with. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Isaac Johnson) Iceman in Action: Tech. Sgt. Daniel Campanella
Rank and Name: Tech. Sgt. Daniel Campanella Duty Title: 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 25, Air Education and Training Command, aerospace propulsion instructor Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
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Default Air Force Logo It pays to be prepared
As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, the realization that winter is almost here starts to set in. With winter right around the corner, it is important know how to prepare for what’s coming. To be prepared for the upcoming winter, it is important to be familiar with road conditions, cold weather related illness, vehicle winterization, emergency evacuation preparedness and Seasonal Affective Disorder.
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Commanders and squadron leadership are briefed by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Oeth, the 354th Force Support Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of the Eielson Honor Guard, Sept. 26, 2016, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The Honor Guard invited leadership out for a job shadowing event where they would learn some of the steps in a funeral detail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Whitman) Honor Guard provides unit leaders crash course on detail
The Eielson Honor Guard invited commanders and squadron leadership to participate in a job shadowing event Sept. 26 to provide leadership an in-person experience of the mission for which the Honor Guard trains. “This event was about getting our leadership out to get a real feel of what we do on a daily basis,” said Airman 1st Class Alana Quirk, a 354th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeyman. “They often come out for the graduations and to support our troops, but to be involved in the process and to learn the actual steps gives them a different perspective.”
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Yomarly Rosario Torres, a 354th Medical Operations Support Squadron dental technician, takes a brief break Sept. 23, 2016, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Rosario Torres said her mother is her inspiration because she is a hard worker and has sacrificed everything to make Torres the woman she is today. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Isaac Johnson) Iceman in Action: Senior Airman Yomarly Rosario Torres
Rank and Name: Senior Airman Yomarly Rosario Torres Duty Title: Dental Technician, 354th Medical Operations Support Squadron Hometown: Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Eric Sandberg, a 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, directs Col. Brian Toth, the 354th Operations Group commander, into place Sept. 20, 2016, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Toth participated in a hot pit, which is when a jet is refueled while running. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Whitman) 354th AMXS, LRS combine efforts to conduct time-saving training
The 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron joined together to complete a “hot pits” training Sept. 20. The hot pit, according the Staff Sgt. Eric Sandberg, a 354th AMXS crew chief, is the refueling of an aircraft while it is still running.
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Military members from across Alaska who received a pass were able to take the long and narrow road to see Denali, Sept. 17, 2016, in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Denali holds a military appreciation day every year, which honors a long tradition of shared service between the military and national park service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Whitman) Military Appreciation Day at Denali National Park
Denali National Park and Preserve held a military appreciation day Sept. 17 for military members across Alaska. This opportunity allowed individuals who received a pass to drive their personal vehicles the entire 92 miles to Kantishna. Several Eielson Airmen received passes. Many brought friends and family along with them to enjoy the beautiful scenery Denali has to offer.
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U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing prepare to lower state flags during the POW/MIA Recognition Day Retreat Ceremony, Sept. 16, 2016, at Heritage Park on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The ceremony is held every year to honor the POW’s and those MIA. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Isaac Johnson) 354th Fighter Wing observes POW/MIA Recognition Day
U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing prepare to lower state flags during the POW/MIA Recognition Day Retreat Ceremony, Sept. 16, 2016, at Heritage Park on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The ceremony is held every year to honor the POW’s and those MIA. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Isaac Johnson)
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