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  • Sentry Aloha 18-1 comes to an end

    Exercise Sentry Aloha 18-1 held at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, ended Jan 24. 2018. The exercise which takes place several times a year is hosted by the Hawaii Air National Guard which is the Air Force’s largest ANG wing.
  • Eielson enhances warfighting readiness, capabilities to confront regional threats

    From Jan. 22 to 26, Eielson conducted Arctic Gold 18-4; an Operational Readiness Exercise designed to give all 354th Fighter Wing personnel the opportunity to execute mission-essential tasks together in a simulated high-threat environment.
  • Fly, fight, teach during Sentry Aloha 18-1

    A pilot assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron listens to a mission brief Jan. 10, 2018, during exercise Sentry Aloha 18-1 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Sentry Aloha is an exercise held several times a year by the Hawaii Air National Guard during which various Air National Guard, U.S. Air Force and other Department of Defense agencies train
  • Eielson’s 168th and 354th work together to support Operation Noble Eagle

    Operation Noble Eagle is the extensive air defense effort designed to prevent Sept. 11, 2001-style air attacks in America, according to Otto Kreisher of the North American Aerospace Defense Command. Eielson Air Force Base houses the 168th Wing of the Alaska Air National Guard, which has a fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers that act as alert aircraft in support of Operational Noble Eagle.
  • Maintaining Aggression

    A U.S. Air Force 18th Aggressor Squadron civilian aircraft mechanic, prepares the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during exercise Sentry Aloha (SA) 18-1 on Jan. 11 2018, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Assigned to the 18th AGRS out of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, the F-16s help provide realistic combat training for other
  • Warming up during Sentry Aloha 18-1

    Jan. 10, 2018 marked the beginning of Sentry Aloha 18-1, a large-scale fighter exercise hosted by the Hawaii Air National Guard. Sentry Aloha exercises are held to provide the Air National Guard, U.S. Air Force and other Department of Defense agencies an opportunity to execute current, realistic, integrated training specifically designed to develop combat operations and skill sets.
  • Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations

    Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman. This policy change supports Air Force senior leaders’ focus on revitalizing the squadron and saving Airmen time. It is intended to eliminate an unnecessary administrative requirement and empower frontline supervisors, raters and commanders to frequently engage with their Airmen face-to-face, said Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso, deputy chief of staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services.
  • 354th Civil Engineer Squadron brings the heat

    Alaska’s notoriously cold winters can be hazardous to people, vehicles, and even buildings if the heat goes out for long enough. Luckily, the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning shop works tirelessly all year to ensure buildings have heat when the temperature starts to plummet.
  • Heavy shop Airmen help maintain airfield integrity

    When thinking about flight line operations and how to keep a resilient airfield, most people think about the snow equipment clearing the flight line, the maintainers aiding each aircraft in taking-off or the pilots flying the aircraft. What most people fail to recognize is without the expertise of the 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance Airmen, none of that would happen.
  • Alaskan Aggressors support PACAF 5th Gen readiness

    Training never stops, at least not for the 354th Fighter Wing’s 18th Aggressor Squadron. The unit works tirelessly year-round to support continuous combat readiness and enhance U.S. and partner nations’ skills and capabilities.
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