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  • 354th LRS; one-stop shop for heavy vehicle maintenance

    Senior Airman Mathew Bowen, a 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance journeyman, takes a brief break from working to pose for a photo at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 8, 2020. Bowen is a second-generation Air Force vehicle mechanic; his father, former Senior Airman Tom Bowen, served from 1991-1995. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Icemen prepare for F-35s, open simulator

    Eielson Air Force Base was assigned its first F-35A Lightning II this month and the preparation for its arrival has been in the works for some time.
  • Eielson temporarily suspends trusted traveler program, visitor passes

    The 354th Fighter Wing commander has restricted base access and declared limited movement on Eielson Air Force Base effective March 29.
  • Eielson fire department fights more than fires

    Airman 1st Class Taylor Beard, a 354th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, loads a hose onto a fire truck during a training exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 26, 2020. The Eielson fire department is unique because one day they are responding to a wildfire and the next they are rescuing someone who is suffering from cold weather
  • 354th AMXS keeps Aggressors flying amidst global pandemic

    Airmen assigned to the 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct pre-flight checks on an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. Air Force maintainers inspect every part of the aircraft to ensure the pilot is safe and able to carry out the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
  • Eielson community confirms first COVID-19 case

    An Airman assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing tested positive for the COVID-19 virus today.
  • Eielson AFB institutes HPCON Charlie, mission essential reporting

    Eielson Air Force Base has been placed in Health Protection Condition Charlie effective March 25, 2020.
  • Eielson Airmen take action against COVID-19

    A 354th Security Forces Squadron Airman scans a common access card on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 20, 2020. Installation personnel and visitors must present their I.D. to defenders at the main gate for verification. The change is one of many precautionary measures implemented base-wide to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air
  • Eielson placed in HPCON Bravo amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Eielson Air Force Base has been placed in Health Protection Condition Bravo effective March 17 at 7:45 p.m.
  • Pacific Air Forces cancels first iteration of Red Flag-Alaska

    After careful consideration and coordination with participating nations, Pacific Air Forces has cancelled Red Flag-Alaska 20-1 scheduled for April 30 to May 15 at Eielson Air Force Base and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.