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  • 354th MXG welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Powell, 354th Maintenance Group commander, accepts the 354th MXG guidon from Col. Benjamin Bishop, 354th Fighter Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 26, 2019. Powell was previously the commander of the 3rd MXG at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson(U.S. Air Force photo
  • 1 ASOG hosts TACP Lightning Challenge

    The 1st Air Support Operations Group kicked off the 2019 Lightning Challenge at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, July 29.
  • Air Force chief scientists see Alaska as "central"

    "Alaska is home to the most amazing scientific facilities in the country, and is a very important place in terms of national defense," Joseph said. "The Arctic region is becoming increasingly important, and central to defense of our homeland."
  • Eielson hosts Arctic Lightning Airshow, first in over a decade

     Eielson hosted the 2019 Arctic Lightning Airshow July 13, 2019, the first airshow to be hosted here in more than 10 years.  More than 12,000 attendees had a unique opportunity to see both of the U.S. Air Force’s 5th generation aircraft, with demonstrations by the Air Force F-35 Demonstration Team and 3rd Wing’s F-22 Raptors. Other acts included the Pacific Air Forces F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, the T-33 Acemaker and the Alaska Air National Guard 168th Air Refueling Wing’s KC-135 Stratotanker. 
  • 354th FSS welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Heather Wempe, 354th Force Support Squadron (FSS) incoming commander, accepts the 354th FSS guidon from Col. Chad Bondurant, 354th Mission Support Group commander during a change of command ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 14, 2019. Wempe assumed command from Lt. Col. Michael Ingram, who is now the commander
  • 354th SFS, MDG Airmen train to save lives under fire

    U.S. Airmen from the 354th Medical Group care for a simulated patient during a care-under-fire exercise at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 14, 2019. The medics followed members of the 354th Security Forces Squadron into a simulated fire-fight to provide care to three simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eric M. Fisher)
  • 354th CS welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Paul Carico, 354th Communications Squadron incoming commander, accepts the 354th CS guidon from Col. Chad B. Bondurant, 354th Mission Support Group commander, during an assumption of command ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 21, 2019. Carico previously served as the director of operations for the 644th Combat Communications Support Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
  • RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2 comes in for landing

    After two weeks, approximately 2,000 sorties, and more than 1,700 total flying hours, RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2 has officially come to a close.
  • Barons provide top-tier training during RF-A

    The primary objective of RED FLAG-Alaska is to provide realistic training for pilots by pitting them against simulated adversary air assets.   Allowing Airmen to train against a simulated threat and get a feel for a near-peer adversary’s tactics, techniques and procedures is not a simple task, but one that is enabled by a highly specialized group of Airmen called “baron controllers.”
  • Multinational JTACs integrate in RED FLAG-Alaska

    During RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2, U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Control Party Joint Terminal Attack Controllers assigned to the 116th Air Support Operations Squadron partnered with JTACs from the British Army and the Republic of Korea Air Force. Throughout the exercise they shared tactics, techniques and procedures regarding close air support, enabling them to work together more efficiently in the future if the need arises.
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