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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mark Timson, a 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels preventative maintenance personnel, performs daily checks on an R-11 June 12, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Timson performed a preventative maintenance check on a fuel truck to ensure all parts were functional before being dispatched to the flight line during RED FLAG-Alaska 17-2. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Whitman) A day in the life of POL
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mark Timson, a 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution supervisor, checks off a list June 12, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Timson preformed a check on a fuel truck to ensure all parts were functional before being dispatched to the flight line during RED FLAG-Alaska 17-2. (U.S. Air Force photo
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A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron, speeds down the runway to take off from the Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, flight line during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 17-2, June 13, 2017. RF-A provides an optimal training environment in the Indo-Asia Pacific region and focuses on improving ground, space and cyberspace combat readiness and interoperability of U.S. and international forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert) RED FLAG-Alaska 17-2 kicks off
One of the Air Forces’ premier flying exercises, Red Flag-Alaska, will be taking place until June 23 at Eielson Air Force Base. During RF-A 17-2, international partners will take part in an exercise designed to give them experience that may save their lives.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Genesis Rigg, a 354th Medical Support Squadron medical materials technician, gives supplies to Airman 1st Class Daniel Livesey a 354th Medical Operations Squadron health service journeyman June 2, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Medical material Airmen are responsible for ordering, receiving and storing different medical supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Isaac Johnson)

Supporting the mission one medical supply at a time
While walking through the 354th Medical Group, past flight medicine, the dental clinic and the pharmacy, deep in the shadowy halls is a hidden gem – the medical materials flight. These Airmen work tirelessly behind-the-scenes to ensure the Icemen Team and their families have the best equipment and supplies to treat them.
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Members from the Goldrush Inn pose for a group photo May 16, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The Goldrush Inn is one of four Air Force installations nominated for the Air Force Innkeeper Award. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex Bowden) Goldrush Inn represents PACAF for Air Force Innkeeper Award
For the first time in more than 30 years, the Eielson Air Force Base Goldrush Inn has been nominated for the Air Force Innkeeper Award. Four bases across the Air Force were nominated to compete at the Air Force level for the award, which recognizes lodging operations that provide outstanding hotel-type accommodations and customer service to all their guests.
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U.S. Air Force Col. David Mineau, the 354th Fighter Wing (FW) commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brent Sheehan, the 354th FW command chief, break ground for the new community center with several representatives from various agencies, May 22, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The plans for the building are to start small and leave room for future additions once an evaluation of the base is done when the 3,500 expected personnel arrive for the F-35A Lightning II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kahdija Slaughter) Ground breaking for new Corvias Community Center
U.S. Air Force Col. David Mineau, the 354th Fighter Wing (FW) commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brent Sheehan, the 354th FW command chief, break ground for the new community center with several representatives from various agencies, May 22, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The plans for the building are to start small and leave room for
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U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing, depart buses on the flightline to assist with a foreign object debris (FOD) walk, May 15, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The Icemen Team worked together to ensure five and half miles of taxiways and runways were clear of debris. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eric M. Fisher) FOD free flightline
U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing, depart buses on the flightline to assist with a foreign object debris (FOD) walk, May 15, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The Icemen Team worked together to ensure five and half miles of taxiways and runways were clear of debris. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eric M. Fisher)
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A Boeing 737 aircraft sits in front of an air traffic control tower, May 11, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson landed at Eielson on his way to the 10th Annual Arctic Council Ministerial, the leading intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, Arctic indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eric M. Fisher) Eielson supports Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visit for 10th Arctic Council Ministerial
On May 10, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived on the Eielson Air Force Base flight line during exercise Northern Edge 2017. This is Eielson’s first high-tempo exercise for fiscal year 2017, and various agencies across the base were able to switch gears simultaneously to support both missions.
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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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On March 29, Eielson broke ground for the F-35A Lightning II flight simulator facility, which marks the beginning of improvements to the base’s infrastructure in order to house the new aircraft. Since Eielson’s selection to be the Air Force’s first operational overseas F-35A location, there has been a lot of work done to prepare for their arrival. Preparations include construction and renovations planned in support of 54 F-35s and approximately 3,500 Airman, contractors and their families. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman Eric M. Fisher) Eielson breaks ground for F-35A Lightning II flight simulator
In April 2015, the Air Force selected Eielson Air Force Base to become the first operational overseas location for the F-35A Lightning II. On March 29, Col. David Mineau, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, officially broke ground for the F-35 beddown; less than a year after the initial selection was made.
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Department of the Air Force Kevin Alexander, the 354th Force Support Squadron chief of military personnel section (MPS), highlights parts of a document in his office Jan. 26, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. As chief of the MPS, Alexander uses his time to instruct and mentor Airmen to help them improve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eric M. Fisher) Managing MPS, mastering mentorship
From the first days of Basic Military Training, Airmen are taught to strive for excellence in everything they do and these same individuals carry this with them for the rest of their lives. Kevin Alexander, the 354th Force Support Squadron chief of the Military Personnel Section, spent 28 years in the Air Force as part of the personnel section and now leads it as a civilian.
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