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  • 354th FW commander completes 'fini flight'

    U.S. Air Force Col. Shawn E. Anger, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, steps to an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 13, 2020. Anger assumed command of the wing in May 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)
  • F-35A joins RED FLAG-Alaska, soars to new heights

    Throughout the years, numerous types of aircraft have flown in the Alaskan skies during RED FLAG-Alaska. This year, a new fifth-generation fighter joins the fight.
  • Finances made easy with new online portal

    The Comptroller Services Portal is an automated incident management application that allows customers to request and receive online assistance from their servicing comptroller squadron. CSP has integrated workflows which assist the customer in seeking help with travel pay, military pay and civilian pay.
  • Deceased Airman identified as munitions senior noncommissioned officer

    A 354th Fighter Wing Airman was pronounced dead at a local hospital following a medical emergency Aug. 3.
  • Advisory: New traffic pattern at Main Gate effective Aug. 5

    Effective Thursday, Aug. 5, 2020, the base will implement a new traffic pattern during morning rush hours between 6 and 8 a.m.
  • In the 'red' corner, 18th AMU

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Joshua Zacharko, an 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) crew chief, inspects landing gear on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during RED FLAG-Alaska 20-3 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 4, 2020. The 18th AMU provides mission-ready maintainers to support the wing's aggressor missions and exercises throughout the
  • Eielson Airman dies at hospital

    An Airman assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing died at a local hospital at approximately 7:15 a.m., Aug. 3.
  • RED FLAG-Alaska 20-3 kicks off, draws 5th generation crowd

    RED FLAG-Alaska 20-3, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment, began today and is slated to run until Aug. 14. The 18th Aggressor Squadron and its F-16 Fighting Falcons will be playing the bad guys, also known as ‘Red Air’, during air-to-air scenarios with the new F-35A Lightning II also joining the home team. Most of the participating aircraft are based out of Eielson AFB and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, however, this year will also include flying operations originating from other bases around the Air Force.
  • Deceased Airman identified as Eielson squadron commander

    A U.S. Air Force squadron commander was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident Aug. 1. Maj. Michael ‘Cal’ Gentry, 354th Contracting Squadron commander, was struck by a vehicle while on a cycling trip originating from the Fairbanks area and destined for Circle, Alaska. He was 37 years old.
  • Eielson Airman dies in accident

    Three Airmen assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing were involved in an off-base accident Aug. 1 leaving one Airman dead and another injured.