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  • Cold weather can't stop desert-dwelling Airmen

    Working in a cold-weather environment may not be in the repertoire of desert-dwelling maintainers up here for Red Flag-Alaska 07-1, but these Luke Airmen don't seem to mind and they're not about to let it affect their mission. "To be honest, if it wasn't chilly here I would probably be disappointed," Staff Sgt. Craig Bair, 61st Fighter Squadron
  • First 2007 Red Flag-Alaska ends on positive note

    The year's first Red Flag-Alaska-- a multi-service, multi-platform, combat operations exercise involving coalition forces--ended today after two weeks of intense, air-combat training over Alaska's mountain ranges. Training in a joint environment with coalition forces is an opportunity that cannot be underemphasized explained the host squadron's
  • B1-Bombers on track during Red Flag-Alaska

    Capt Timothy Griffith, 37th Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, is interviewed for a feature story  here April 9 during Red Flag-Alaska 07-1. To view the video, click on the link, http://www.af.mil/flashcontent/AFA070418_REDFLAG_AFR_1.m4v. Red Flag-Alaska enables aviation units to sharpen their combat skills by flying ten
  • Eielson urges community to help library move

    Although National Library Week ends today, there is still an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries, librarians and library workers and to promote library use by volunteering time to help relocate Eielson's library. Due to the upcoming razing of the facility to make way for the new base exchange, books, shelves,
  • Eielson pilots assume role of aggressor aircraft

    Eielson F-16 pilots took to the skies as aggressors for the first time in Red Flag-Alaska history. Aggressors are a valuable training tool for Red Flags. The pilots and aircraft, F-15s or F-16s, are specially trained to act as the enemy during exercise scenarios. The aircraft sport distinguishable paint jobs and pilots use only the capabilities