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  • PACAF commanders talk relationships, readiness, resiliency

    The Indo-Pacific Strategy Report published in June clearly states “the Indo-Pacific is the Department of Defense’s priority theater.” It’s also the largest and arguably most diverse.
  • Eielson Airman identified, investigation continues

    A 354th Fighter Wing Airman, who was found dead while on temporary duty at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland, yesterday, has been identified as Tech. Sgt. Phillip Coley.
  • Eielson Airman dies, cause of death under investigation

    An Airman assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing was found dead while on temporary duty at another location today.
  • Eielson hosts 10 F-35s from Luke AFB to enhance training efforts

    The 61st Fighter Squadron sent seven U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs and three Royal Australian Air Force F-35s to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, for a training capstone, Sep. 6, 2019.
  • A stronger bite for a future fight

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- A military dentist’s duty is to care for a patient’s teeth and keep readiness in check for all military members. U.S. Air Force Capt. Robert Walter, 354th Medical Group dentist, does just that by keeping Airmen ready-to-go, but he also recently received a request from the veterinary clinic at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
  • Health agencies investigating severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with the Food and Drug Administration, state and local health departments, and other public health partners to investigate a multistate outbreak of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use. As of Sept. 6, the CDC said, 33 states as well as the U.S. Virgin Islands have reported more than 450 possible cases of lung illnesses associated with using e-cigarette products. Six deaths have been confirmed in California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, and Oregon.
  • Engineering a Stronger Force

    A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) hammers a nail into place during a Field Training Exercise (FTX) at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 22, 2019. During the FTX, 354th CES Airmen created a security perimeter and built a bare base in a remote location to increase readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • 2019 RED FLAG-Alaska season concludes

    RED FLAG-Alaska 19-3, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment, concludes today, Aug. 16, 2019. “For RF-A 19-3 we have participating units from the U.K., U.S., Canada and Australia,” said U.S. Air Force Capt. Loren Keisling, RF-A 19-3 team chief. 
  • Airmen exercise Agile Combat Employment at Red Flag Alaska

    There are many features of the Indo-Pacific theatre that make it stand out from the eight other major Air Force commands; perhaps the most evident is its size and water-to-land ratio. With most of the land area consisting of small islands and thousands of square miles of ocean between, finding an opportunity and location to perform maintenance operations can be difficult.
  • Royal Canadian Air Force prepares for take-off during RED FLAG-Alaska 19-3

    A Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet is prepared for flight during RED FLAG-Alaska 19-3 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 13, 2019. Approximately 1,500 service members and 100 aircraft from more than two dozen units participated in this iteration of the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eric M. Fisher)