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  • Focused flight despite limited light

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron (AGRS) soars above Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 26, 2019. Daylight is limited during the Alaskan winters, but Airmen adapt to continue daily operations regardless of any situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)
  • Snow barn: solving Eielson AFB’s snow removal daily

    The 354th Civil Engineer Squadron snow barn is Eielson’s one-stop-shop for snow removal. Airmen assigned here keep the infrastructure of the base as safe as possible by cleaning snow and ice in order to maintain a mission ready status.
  • Iceman Spark tours UAF, initiates innovative partnership

    The 354th Fighter Wing’s Iceman Spark executive council toured facilities and spoke with University of Alaska Fairbanks personnel to collaborate toward a stronger relationship. Iceman Spark empowers Airmen to pioneer innovative tools to prepare the warfighter for 21st century combat.
  • 354th FW Airmen develop, test new F-35A arctic survival kit

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing tested a new arctic survival kit for the F-35A Lightning II in downtown Fairbanks, Alaska, Nov. 5.
  • From snow to sand 18th AGRS increase readiness across Air Force

    Eielson Air Force Base’s 18th Aggressor Squadron sent a mobile training team, consisting of eight F-16 Fighting Falcons, to Nellis AFB, Nevada, in support of the U.S. Air Force Weapons Instructor Course Oct. 21, 2019.
  • College Fellows develop nuke detection system to test at RED FLAG-Alaska ‘19

    Five students from various American universities became X-Force fellows over the summer at the Air Force Technical Applications Center through a program sponsored by the National Security Innovation Network. NSIN is a Department of Defense organization whose mission is to build a network of innovators to generate solutions to national security problems. AFTAC is the DoD’s sole nuclear treaty monitoring headquarters and the nation’s technical surveillance center of excellence. Together, the two agencies are dedicated to innovative collaboration.
  • 354th FW hosts resiliency day

    The 354th Fighter Wing hosted a resiliency day event focused on wellness and personal development while encouraging Airmen and their families to be more proactive about taking care of themselves and each other, Oct. 18.
  • 354th Fighter Wing names new ‘Iceman Spark’ executive council

    Members of the 354th Fighter Wing were appointed to a lead a new innovation startup for the base, Oct. 17, 2019.
  • Eielson firefighters continue traditions with new vehicle

    The 354th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department officially added a new fire apparatus vehicle to its arsenal Oct. 15. Eielson firefighters honored past firefighter traditions by pushing their new water tender, Tender 85, into the station.
  • Logistics Airmen encourage vehicle winter readiness

    With sub-zero temperatures and icy road conditions fast approaching, Icemen would be wise to ensure their privately-owned vehicles are properly winterized sooner rather than later. The 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance flight hosted its second annual POV winter safety inspection recently to help Eielson Airmen do just that.
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