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  • 18 AGRS supports Diamond Shield 2019

    The 18th Aggressor Squadron kicked off their support of Diamond Shield 2019 on March 10, 2019, at Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Testing, Testing: Eielson AFB integrates AtHoc and Giant Voice systems

    The AtHoc and Giant Voice systems here at Eielson Air Force Base will be undergoing tests starting March 26, 2019, as the wing prepares to integrate the two notification platforms. The purpose of AtHoc, an Emergency Mass Notification System used throughout the Air Force, is to allow senior leaders to notify personnel of urgent issues that may affect the base populace.
  • F-35 multilateral conference sets stage for operational integration in Indo-Pacific

    F-35 subject matter experts from the United States, Australia, Japan and the Republic of Korea met to improve 5th and 4th generation aircraft theater interoperability during the second Pacific F-35 User Group Conference, here, March 12 -14, 2019.
  • Arctic Gold 19-4 tests Eielson emergency response capability

    Eielson held a major accident response exercise to better prepare the base for possible aircraft incidents March 6-7, 2019. “This exercise scenario involved a mid-air collision resulting in a downed aircraft,” said Master Sgt. Bradley Moore, 354th Fighter Wing inspector general and exercise superintendent. “It was designed to test the wing’s ability to respond to aircraft mishaps in austere locations and conduct personnel rescues during cold-weather situations.”
  • Defenders hone tactical mindset; enhance physical fitness

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cole Steele, from to the 354th Security Forces Squadron (SFS), completes push-ups during the Arctic Defender Challenge on Feb. 26, 2019, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The competition helped Airmen from 354th SFS hone a tactical mindset, work on physical fitness and prepare for bigger events in the future. “We
  • Getting aggressive for COPE North 2019

    Members from the 18th Aggressor Squadron (AGRS) are back on the road again for COPE North 2019 (CN19), a field training exercise at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, scheduled for Feb. 18 through March 8. More than 2,000 U.S. military members, approximately 850 service members from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), and nearly 100 aircraft from 21 flying units will participate in CN19.
  • 354th FW prepares for Pioneer Funds program

    Innovation is woven into the history of the U.S. Air Force. From humble roots in a bicycle shop in Ohio to the creation and employment of advanced air frames, U.S. Airmen have consistently thought of new ways to get the job done. In the spirit of the Air Force’s innovating heritage, the 354th Fighter Wing is accepting proposals for this year’s Pioneer Funds program.
  • Eielson hosts JPARC symposium, postures for 5th generation future

    Eielson hosted senior leaders from Air Combat Command and Pacific Air Forces during a symposium to discuss the future of the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex (JPARC), Feb. 12 - 13, 2019. The JPARC is a range with approximately 65,000 square miles of airspace, 2,490 square miles of land and 42,000 square nautical miles of sea and airspace in the Gulf of Alaska. The range provides a realistic training environment and allows units to train for full spectrum engagements, ranging from individual skills to complex large-scale joint engagement.
  • Spouse Symposium forges resilient families

    The 354th Fighter Wing hosted its first-ever Spouse Symposium, gathering more than 100 spouses from across the base Feb. 13-14, 2019. The event aimed to provide military spouses tailored resiliency training through two days of interactive discussions, guest speakers, and activities designed to encourage attendees to connect with each other and build support networks in order to cope with the challenges of military life.