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  • McConnell KC-46A conducts cold-weather training at Eielson

    A KC-46A Pegasus, assigned to the 931st Air Refueling Wing (ARW), lands at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 11, 2020. The KC-46A is visiting Eielson to conduct cold-weather training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)
  • Eielson AFB's 2020 year in review

    A U.S. Air Force pilot assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron (AGRS) signals the ‘Blue Fox’ hand gesture while taxing on the flight line at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 6, 2020. The 18th AGRS’s job is to replicate adversary tactics, techniques and procedures to provide a simulated combat experience to Combat Air Force, joint and allied
  • Forever connected: The RC-135s engrained history at Eielson AFB

    On June 5, 1969, the Rivet Amber, a unique RC-135 built as a reconnaissance aircraft went down over the Bering Sea. Nineteen Airmen perished, but their legacy lives on at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The aircrew and the aircraft have not been recovered to this day.
  • Eielson AFB team exercises rapid combat readiness, demonstrates arctic ability

    The 354th Fighter Wing and the 168th Wing Air National Guard completed a readiness exercise Dec. 18, 2020, verifying the wing’s ability to rapidly generate combat airpower at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. More than 30 fighters and two refueling aircraft were generated.
  • 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.