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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska – A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 13th Fighter Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan, takes off for a sortie from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 1, 2017 during NORTHERN EDGE 2017 (NE17). NE17 is Alaska’s premier joint training exercise designed to practice operations, techniques and procedures as well as enhance interoperability among the services. Thousands of participants from all the services, Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen from active duty, Reserve and National Guard units are involved. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor) Northern Edge 17 kicks off in interior Alaska
Approximately 6,000 military members gathered together to take on the most challenging scenarios in the Pacific theater during Exercise Northern Edge 17, at the Gulf of Alaska and around central Alaska ranges from May 1-12, 2017. NE17, a biennial Pacific Command contingency exercise, prepares joint U.S. forces to respond to crises in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. It is designed to sharpen participants’ tactical combat skills, improve command, control and communication relationships, and to develop interoperable plans and programs across the armed forces.
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U.S Air Force Senior Airman Michael Drinkwater, a 354th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, poses for a photo April 17, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Drinkwater was originally born in England but his family later moved to the United States where he joined the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eric M. Fisher) Icemen born abroad: Senior Airman Michael Drinkwater
Whether it’s a permanent change of station, general moving from one neighborhood to another, or large painstaking moves to entirely different parts of the globe, moving is almost always a challenge for anyone. For some Airmen, those challenges were faced long before their decision to serve. Senior Airman Michael Drinkwater’s experiences with moving began at a young age.
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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska – U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 354th Maintenance Squadron perform an operations check on an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 18th Aggressor Squadron during NORTHERN EDGE 2017 (NE17), May 2, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. NE17 is Alaska’s premier joint training exercise designed to practice operations, techniques and procedures as well as enhance interoperability among the services. Thousands of participants from all the services, Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen from active duty, Reserve and National Guard units are involved. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor) 354th MXS in high-ops during NE17
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska – U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 354th Maintenance Squadron perform an operations check on an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 18th Aggressor Squadron during NORTHERN EDGE 2017 (NE17), May 2, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. NE17 is Alaska’s premier joint training exercise designed to practice operations,
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On April 20, Col. David Mineau, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, held a wing-wide all call. Mineau discussed the mission and priorities for Eielson and remarked on how the Iceman team is doing exceptional work. 354 Fighter Wing all call Q&A
On April 20, Col. David Mineau, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, held a wing-wide all call. Mineau discussed the mission and priorities for Eielson and remarked on how the Iceman team is doing exceptional work. Many questions were asked during the all call, but with limited time, not all were answered. Below are answers to important questions the Iceman team had.
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Travis Ruhl, the 353rd Combat Training Squadron (CTS) commander, greets Alex Wong, foreign policy advisor and general counsel to Senator Tom Cotton, 18 April, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The 353rd CTS plans and conducts RED FLAG-Alaska, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. forces, which provides joint offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support, and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eric M. Fisher) Eielson hosts congressional staff delegates
Congressional staff delegates visited Eielson, April 18, to gain improved understanding of the 354th Fighter Wing’s mission in order to pass on pertinent information to members of congress. During the tour, delegates received a unit mission brief and F-35 Lighting II aircraft beddown update, visited Air Education and Training Command’s Arctic Survival School, the 168th Wing and various other locations.
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Regan Patrick, a Profession of Arms Center of Excellence instructor, speaks to Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing about systematic thinking April 13, 2016, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The talk was part of a professional development seminar themed ‘Enhancing Human Capital’. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac Johnson) Enhancing human capital one talk at a time
Airmen of all ranks gathered together April 11 and 13 for a professional and personal growth seminar at the Ernie Walker theater. Themed “Enhancing Human Capital” and open to all military, civilian employees and spouses, the seminar covered a range of current and evolving topics including, communication techniques, leading others, mandate verses organic leadership skills, knowing your people, developing productive and healthy relationships and eliminating personal bias’.
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Tessa, the Air Force’s first Sexual Assault Prevention and Response K-9, poses for an official photo April 6, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Tessa’s main goal is to comfort victims of sexual assault, and is joining the 354th Fighter Wing SAPR office, which has a team of 16 certified victim advocates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor) Eielson initiates pilot program for SAPR K-9
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month and recently named the 2017 Pacific Air Forces Exceptional Air Force Sexual Assault and Response Team, Eielson is showcasing their newest 4-legged Victim Advocate. Tessa, the Air Force’s first Sexual Assault Prevention and Response K-9, is the most recent asset to the Eielson SAPR program, allowing an alternative comfort solution when victims come forward.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Todd Robbins, the 354th Fighter Wing (FW) vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brent Sheehan, the 354th FW command chief, meet with Cassadee Pope April 8, 2017, at the USO on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Robbins and Sheehan talked to Pope about the new Eielson USO facility, and the positive contributions it has made to the Iceman team and their family members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Whitman) Cassadee Pope performs USO concert for Icemen Team
Lights, sound check, sing! After a full day touring Eielson Air Force Base, Cassadee Pope geared up to perform her first USO concert, with Eielson being her first stop. Pope’s day began at the USO, where she met with Col. Todd Robbins, the 354th Fighter Wing vice commander, Chief Master Sgt. Brent Sheehan, the 354th FW command chief, families and other members of the Icemen Team.
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U.S. Air Force Airman Austin Romanov, a 354th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems apprentice, puts on his mission-oriented protective posture gear for chemical warfare training during exercise Arctic Gold 17-5 (AG) April 6, 2017, at Spruce Lake on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Airmen from all around the base participated in the chemical warfare training in support of AG 17-5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac Johnson) Airmen receive chemical warfare training during exercise AG 17-5
U.S. Air Force Airman Austin Romanov, a 354th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems apprentice, puts on his mission-oriented protective posture gear for chemical warfare training during exercise Arctic Gold 17-5 (AG) April 6, 2017, at Spruce Lake on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Airmen from all around the base participated in the chemical
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Hubbard, a 354th Medical Operations Squadron optometry technician, poses for a photo April 5, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Hubbard served in the Air Force for 11 years as an optometry technician. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eric M. Fisher) Keeping an eye out for patients
Eyes are one of the most useful tools humans have. They allow people to interact with the world in a way nothing else can and without vision many lives would change forever. Luckily there are skilled individuals ready to safeguard eyesight at a moment’s notice. Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Hubbard, a 354th Medical Operations Squadron optometry technician, spoke with a young woman while ordering his morning coffee. During this time, he noticed a few symptoms that could have led to permanent vision loss.
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