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  • Royal Canadian Air Force trains with U.S. Forces

    The Royal Canadian Air Force joins U.S. Forces here at Eielson Air Force Base to train in RED FLAG-Alaska 18-3. The exercise, which kicked off Aug. 9, is sponsored by Pacific Air Forces and serves as a platform for participants to train in realistic combat scenarios in a simulated environment. In this iteration of RF-A, international partners from Canada, Great Britain and Australia came together to train with and learn from U.S. Forces.
  • Puerto Rican guardsmen integrate with Eielson defenders

    RED FLAG-Alaska brings units from around the globe for joint, coalition and multilateral training from simulated forward operating bases, but one unit from the Puerto Rico Air National Guard joined the defenders on Eielson for real-world integration. Members from the 156th Security Forces Squadron out of Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Puerto Rico, deployed to Eielson where they supported 354th SFS operations during RF-A 18-3.
  • Reserve Airmen train at RED FLAG-Alaska

    All components from the U.S. Air Force, to include active-duty service members, Air National Guard and Reserve, must work together to achieve overall air superiority.
  • Global Hawk makes historic first landing at RED FLAG-Alaska

    An RQ-4 Global Hawk, assigned to Beale Air Force Base, California, landed at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska for RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 18-3, Aug. 16, 2018.
  • SECAF visits Eielson Airmen, flies with Aggressors

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited with Airmen from 354th Fighter Wing Aug. 10 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
  • RED FLAG-Alaska 18-3 commences

    RED FLAG-Alaska 18-3, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment begins Aug. 9 and continues through Aug. 24, 2018. Flight operations will be located over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. The JPARC has a total airspace of more than 67,000 square miles over Alaska and a portion of Western Canadian airspace.
  • Eielson hosts 11th Air Force civilian advisory board members

    Henry Penny, a member of the 11th Air Force Civilian Advisory Board, poses for a photo from the back of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, August 7, 2018, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Penny and one other member of the 11th AF CAB received an orientation flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher)
  • Medal of Honor recipient visits Eielson

    Retired U.S. Army Master Sgt. Leroy Petry, a Medal of Honor recipient, visited service members in Alaska to speak about his time as a Ranger, his Medal of Honor and the importance of using mental health resources available to all military members. On July 26, 2018, Petry visited Eielson to share his personal experiences about what his life was like after losing his right hand while throwing away a detonating grenade from his comrades in Afghanistan.
  • 354th Medical Group sharpens lifesaving skillset through competition

    The Icemen of the 354th Medical Group conducted an extensive training exercise encompassing hands-on Self-Aid Buddy Care, litter carries, and patient decontamination, July 25, 2018.
  • Eielson welcomes new fighter wing commander

    Members of Eielson Air Force Base, Fairbanks Northstar Borough community leaders, and distinguished guests gathered at the Thunderdome today to witness the 354th Fighter Wing change of command.Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach, 11th Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony where Col. David A. Mineau relinquished command to Col. Benjamin W. Bishop.“I
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