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  • 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?
  • Iceman in Action: SrA Darren Hopkins

    Rank and Name: Senior Airman Darren Hopkins Duty Title: 354th Maintenance Squadron Air Force Repair Enhancement Program technician Hometown: Washington D.C.
  • NATO provides "eye in the sky" for RED FLAG

    The air war is underway at Red Flag-Alaska 18-1. But fifty miles southwest and ten thousand feet above the dog fighting, a NATO E-3A Component jet circles in its flight pattern, soaking up signals and squawks about the fluid battle space below and providing friendly forces a watchful "eye in the sky" that extends in every direction for hundreds of miles.
  • Eielson's Police Week 2018

    Airmen from the 354th Security Forces Squadron salute during the playing of Taps at the end of the Police Week 2018 retreat ceremony May 18, 2018 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Taps is a bugle call which has been played at military funerals since 1862 to honor the fallen service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force