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  • 355th Fighter Squadron reactivates, Alaska’s second F-35A squadron

    After 13 years, the 355th Fighter Squadron is making a comeback and they’re bringing fifth-generation airpower into the fight. The return was officially marked with a reactivation ceremony here Dec. 18 with Lt. Col. Samuel Chipman as it’s commander.
  • Leading Edge: 354th FW Innovation Team

    ("Leading Edge" is a series of photo stories that focus on 354th Fighter Wing leaders' immersion with wing units and highlights their contribution to the mission.)
  • Industry Day 2020 strengthens base, community through COVID-19

    Acquiring a plan, materials, a team of qualified builders while braving months of below zero temperatures and the pressure of a pandemic, one squadron is here with the answers - the 354th Contracting Squadron.
  • NDI: Flaws corrected, disaster averted

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Carlson, a 354th Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection (NDI) journeyman, guides Staff Sgt. Zachary Chambers, a 354th MXS NDI craftsman, as he aligns an x-ray tubehead on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Dec. 9, 2020. NDI specialists utilize x-rays, ultrasound, and other means to find the smallest
  • A vital support system: the volunteer victim advocates

    There are unsung heroes within each squadron in the U.S. Air Force who lend an ear to stories that are not easy to listen to. They help people rebuild their lives and provide them with support during a difficult time.
  • Eielson reflects on Pearl Harbor, World War II legacy

    Nearly 80 years ago, the U.S. was attacked on its home soil. This attack would serve to kick-start the U.S. military’s entrance into the second world war.
  • Eielson concludes Phase I exercise, launches 12 F-35As

    Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing completed Arctic Gold 21-1, a Phase 1 readiness exercise, Nov.19, 2020.
  • Eielson participates in OPERATION Turkey Drop

    The season to give thanks is upon us and Eielson First Sergeants led the way with OPERATION Turkey Drop.
  • Eielson rapidly launches 12 F-35As

    Twelve F-35A Lightning IIs form up prior to take off at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 17, 2020. The 354th Fighter Wing conducted Arctic Gold 21-1, a Phase I readiness exercise designed to test the wing’s ability to rapidly deploy it’s F-35A fleet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keith Holcomb)
  • Winter is "snow" joke

    Winter in Alaska can either be a cool experience or a chilling undertaking for the unaware. With winter comes the blistering cold and here in the interior Alaska temperature could drop as low as negative 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Fortunately, winter is not impossible to understand. The first step to overcoming any posing threats is knowing the five basic needs that have to be addressed: personal protection, sustenance, travel, signal/communication, and health.