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  • Eielson gets new MSG commander

    Col. Shawn Anger, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, presided over the 354th Mission Support Group change of command ceremony, July 8, 2020, during which Col. Stuart Williamson assumed command from Col. Chad Bondurant.
  • SecAF beholds Alaska airpower during visit, emphasizes Arctic’s importance to national security

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett toured Arctic locations and visited with Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing and 168th Wing July 7-9, 2020. While at Eielson, Barrett got an in-depth look at the 353rd Combat Training Squadron and 18th Aggressor Squadron missions and their roles for Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise RED FLAG-Alaska. She toured a portion of the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, which provides 77,000 square miles of airspace for pilots to train in during RF-A.
  • 354th LRS welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Adam Starkey, the 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) commander, renders his first salute to a 354th LRS Airman after assuming command during a ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 8, 2020. The first salute is a tradition allowing the squadron to welcome their new commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
  • F-35A fleet doubles at Eielson

    The F-35A Lightning II fleet has officially doubled at Eielson with the arrival of three new F-35As June 25, 2020. The first two F-35As arrived in April and the third in May.
  • 18th Aggressor Squadron welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Randolph Kinsey (right) renders a salute to Col. David Skalicky, the 354th Operations Group commander, upon assuming command of the 18th Aggressor Squadron (AGRS) during a change of command ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 29, 2020. The 18th AGRS mission is to know, teach, and replicate near-peer adversary
  • Bombers project power from the Last Frontier, once again

    He who holds Alaska holds the world. U.S. Army General Billy Mitchell first uttered those words in his 1935 testimony to Congress. Considered by many to be one the founding fathers of the U.S. Air Force, the World War I pilot declared what military aviators in the far north now know to be true—Alaska’s strategic location is second to none.
  • Eielson Airmen, Fairbanks airport authorities team up for aircraft recovery training

    A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 356th Fighter Squadron lands on the Fairbanks International Airport runway at Fairbanks, Alaska, June 24, 2020. FAI Police and Fire Department personnel covered how to safely recover and shutdown the aircraft as well as how to coordinate operations between Eielson and the airport if an aircraft
  • Eielson Airmen build first bombs for PACAF F-35s

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 354th Maintenance Squadron munitions flight built the first bombs intended for the 354th Fighter Wing’s F-35A Lighting IIs June 15-19. The last time a 354th FW unit dropped combat-specific bombs was about 10 years ago when the A-10 Thunderbolt II and F-16 Fighting Falcons flew in the Alaskan skies.
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