News Search

  • The ‘bomb twins’ of Eielson

    If you frequent the maintenance side of the base, chances are you’ve probably seen not one, but two Staff Sgt. Bussards. Both working around munitions, Jacob and Joshua Bussard are identical twins who’ve been on the receiving end of countless confused stares and misdirected work emails.

  • NFL cheerleaders, mascots and players visit Eielson AFB for Pro Blitz 2022

    National Football League’s (NFL) Philadelphia Eagles mascot ‘Swoop’ poses for a photo during Pro Blitz Alaska on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 11, 2022. The Armed Forces Entertainment Pro Blitz Tour brought NFL players, cheerleaders and mascots to several military bases to meet with troops

  • Beware of Stressed Moose

    Large amounts of accumulated snow and uncharacteristic rainfall in the past few weeks have caused moose in the local area to exhibit unusually aggressive behavior toward people and pets, warns the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.ADF&G says moose are stressed from dealing with inclement weather

  • FW Safety office equipment saves one of its own

    Alaska’s vast beauty and unmatched hunting opportunities are huge draws for thousands of tourists each year. Most military members stationed here take advantage of their proximity to pristine national parks and myriad forests and hills by camping, hunting, or hiking in the wilderness of the Last

  • Sticking together: Eielson’s hockey brothers

    While it’s not uncommon to be stationed at the same base as your sibling, it’s definitely a rarity for two brothers to play on the same local hockey team while representing the Air Force and Eielson. The Taylor brothers are among a select few in the service who are fortunate enough to have this

  • TACPs perform C2 ops near Arctic Ocean

    A 7-person team of Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Airmen assigned to the 1st Air Support Operations Group conducted command and control (C2) operations near remote Utqiagvik, Alaska, and Point Barrow, Alaska, on the coast of the Arctic Ocean in support of Exercise Polar Quake Jan. 10-14.

  • COMPACAF visits Eielson

    The Pacific Air Forces command team along with their spouses visited Eielson to gain insight on present challenges and discuss future plans with personnel assigned here, Jan. 4-5.