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  • Det. 1, 66th TRS Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Erik Haynes, the 66th Training Squadron (TRS) commander, left, receives the Detachment 1, 66th TRS guidon from Lt. Col. William Mercer, the former Det. 1, 66th TRS commander, during a change of command ceremony June 9, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Mercer will go on to serve as the director of operations for the
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 354th MXS Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Gregory Hutson, the 354th Maintenance Group commander, passes the 354th Maintenance Squadron, MXS guidon to Maj. Daniel Kline, the new 354th MXS commander, May 30, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Kline, took command from Maj. Timothy Stokes, who will serve as the 361st Training Squadron commander at Sheppard Air Force
  • Eielson celebrates its 2017 Master Sergeant selects

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Brent Sheehan, the 354th Fighter Wing Command Chief, stands with the wing's newest Master Sergeant selects May 25, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. This year the Air Force selected 5,166 Technical Sergeants for promotion to Master Sergeant of the 20,169 eligible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class
  • Icemen born abroad: Airman 1st Class Kevin Winter-Molins

    Everyone has a favorite memory of their home, the place they grew up. They can remember the sights, sounds and even recall the smell of the place they spent many days. Most of these places are just a memory of a past long gone, distant in both time and space. For Airman 1st Class Kevin Winter-Molins, a 354th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, his home’s distant on a third plane as well: climate.
  • “Dirt Boyz” keep the streets clean

    Over the last winter Eielson saw a lot of snow, and the Airmen at the Snow Barn worked extra hard to make sure it did not impede the mission. When the snow melts areas of the base begin to flood; sand becomes loose, and the roads take some damage. Luckily, the “Dirt Boyz” at the Snow Barn do what is necessary to combat the forces of nature.
  • 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
  • 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)
  • NE17 wraps-up

    For the past two weeks, Eielson Air Force Base hosted NORTHERN EDGE 2017, a premier joint training exercise which took place in the Gulf of Alaska and around central Alaska ranges from May 1-12, 2017. The exercise brought together nearly 6,000 active-duty, Reserve and National Guard members from all branches of the military to participate in an exercise designed to practice operations, tactics, techniques and procedures, and enhance interoperability among the services.