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  • Army conducts joint HIMARS training during RF-A 21-1

    U.S. Army soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 18th Field Artillery Brigade, based in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, conducted High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) infiltration raid training on Fort Greely, Alaska, during RED FLAG-Alaska, Oct. 15, 2020. The HIMARS is a wheeled, all-terrain weather precision fire support system that provides strategic, long-range precision fires for a joint force.
  • Marine Corps mechanics prep Hornets for take-off during RF-A 21-1

    U.S. Marine Corps aircraft mechanics assigned to the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232 inspect an F/A-18 Hornet at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Oct. 20, 2020. RED FLAG-Alaska is a premier exercise designed to provide joint offensive counter-air, interdiction, close-air support, and large force employment training. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • Air, land, sea, snow: 1st ANGLICO joins RED FLAG-Alaska

    Approximately 20 Marines with the 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company participated in an integration exercise with its sister services during RED FLAG-Alaska 21-1 in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex on Oct. 15, 2020.
  • RF-A 21-1 focuses on joint integration

    The National Defense strategy has shifted from fighting insurgents and terrorist organizations to focusing on near-peer adversaries. This iteration of RED FLAG-Alaska is designed to ensure that if the U.S. has to engage or defend against near-peer adversaries, all U.S military branches could work together to project global security.
  • First arctic survival kits installed in Eielson F-35As

    In November of 2019, Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing developed a new arctic survival kit for the F-35A Lightning II. Now, 11 months later, the first kits are being installed in Eielson’s F-35A fleet. Eielson’s F-35As are the first of the Air Force’s fleet to be stationed in an arctic climate, which drove the need for a new survival kit. After months of research, development and testing, the design was sent to the 354th Operations Group commander for approval. In April the kit was given the “green light” and aircrew flight equipment Airmen got busy building them for the approaching winter.
  • Navy mechanics keep Growlers in the air during RF-A 21-1

    U.S. Navy aircraft mechanics assigned to the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 perform maintenance on an EA-18G Growler during RED FLAG-Alaska 21-1 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Oct. 13, 2020. RED FLAG-Alaska exercises are designed to provide training for deployed aircrew, maintenance and support personnel in sustainment of large-force
  • Eielson names first F-35A DCCs, first F-16 DCCs in 4 years

    The 354th Maintenance Group awarded the title of Dedicated Crew Chief to 29 maintainers in a ceremony Oct. 9, 2020, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
  • 354th MXS: Aerospace Ground Equipment, Armament

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew Washington, a 354th Maintenance Squadron (MXS) Aerospace Ground Equipment craftsman, lifts a tow bar at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Oct. 8, 2020. The 354th MXS provides aircraft maintenance and munitions support to RED FLAG-Alaska, tanker task force, transient and special mission aircraft operating on
  • RED FLAG-Alaska 21-1 brings joint services together for training

    RED FLAG-Alaska 21-1, a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise simulating realistic air combat conditions, is scheduled to begin Oct. 8 and continue through Oct. 23, 2020.
  • Leading Edge: 354th Security Forces Squadron

    ("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.)
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