• What the puck! Eielson Icemen shoot for resilience

    In Interior Alaska about six months out of the year are dark and cold which can be isolating and depressing for some Airmen. However, a group of Eielson Airmen have found one way to boost their social and mental environment through ice hockey.

  • 354 FW Holiday message 2023

    U.S. Air Force Col. Paul Townsend, 354th Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sergeant Sean Milligan, 354 FW command chief, wish members at Eielson Air Force Base a happy holiday season at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska Nov. 6, 2023.

  • 354th Fire and Emergency Services Dispatcher saves infant’s life

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska – As a 911 dispatcher, you need to be prepared for any situation because one day you may receive a call that requires you to make a difference. Senior Airman Desimond Thomas, 354th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, received that call and saved an infant’s life

  • From the Four Corners to the Final Frontier

    For generations, the warrior ethos has been instilled into young Native Americans like U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Byron Mitchell, a member of the Navajo tribe from the Four Corners region, through traditions and modern life lessons which he feels prepared him for the military.

  • Air Force EOD dispose of 98 TNT blocks near Tok, Alaska

    The U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal team here received a call on Sep. 28, from archaeologists who had unearthed a crate of TNT and executed a controlled detonation near Tok, Alaska. Air Force EOD members provide an emergency response capability for the Air Force and Joint Commanders to

  • Uniting forces at Red Flag-Alaska 23-3

    Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska – After two weeks of hard work, countless take-offs and around the clock maintenance, Red Flag-Alaska 23-3 has come to a close. The exercise ran from August 14-25 with events taking place at Eielson Air Force Base and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. This

  • Repairing North America’s second longest runway

    As the second longest runway in North America that operates year-round even in subarctic conditions, Eielson Air Force Base’s 14,507 feet long runway requires regular maintenance to ensure mission-readiness at all times.