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  • Air Force chief scientists see Alaska as "central"

    "Alaska is home to the most amazing scientific facilities in the country, and is a very important place in terms of national defense," Joseph said. "The Arctic region is becoming increasingly important, and central to defense of our homeland."
  • Eielson hosts Arctic Lightning Airshow, first in over a decade

     Eielson hosted the 2019 Arctic Lightning Airshow July 13, 2019, the first airshow to be hosted here in more than 10 years.  More than 12,000 attendees had a unique opportunity to see both of the U.S. Air Force’s 5th generation aircraft, with demonstrations by the Air Force F-35 Demonstration Team and 3rd Wing’s F-22 Raptors. Other acts included the Pacific Air Forces F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, the T-33 Acemaker and the Alaska Air National Guard 168th Air Refueling Wing’s KC-135 Stratotanker. 
  • 354th FSS welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Heather Wempe, 354th Force Support Squadron (FSS) incoming commander, accepts the 354th FSS guidon from Col. Chad Bondurant, 354th Mission Support Group commander during a change of command ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 14, 2019. Wempe assumed command from Lt. Col. Michael Ingram, who is now the commander
  • 354th SFS, MDG Airmen train to save lives under fire

    U.S. Airmen from the 354th Medical Group care for a simulated patient during a care-under-fire exercise at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 14, 2019. The medics followed members of the 354th Security Forces Squadron into a simulated fire-fight to provide care to three simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eric M. Fisher)
  • 354th CS welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Paul Carico, 354th Communications Squadron incoming commander, accepts the 354th CS guidon from Col. Chad B. Bondurant, 354th Mission Support Group commander, during an assumption of command ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 21, 2019. Carico previously served as the director of operations for the 644th Combat Communications Support Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
  • RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2 comes in for landing

    After two weeks, approximately 2,000 sorties, and more than 1,700 total flying hours, RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2 has officially come to a close.
  • Barons provide top-tier training during RF-A

    The primary objective of RED FLAG-Alaska is to provide realistic training for pilots by pitting them against simulated adversary air assets.   Allowing Airmen to train against a simulated threat and get a feel for a near-peer adversary’s tactics, techniques and procedures is not a simple task, but one that is enabled by a highly specialized group of Airmen called “baron controllers.”
  • Multinational JTACs integrate in RED FLAG-Alaska

    During RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2, U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Control Party Joint Terminal Attack Controllers assigned to the 116th Air Support Operations Squadron partnered with JTACs from the British Army and the Republic of Korea Air Force. Throughout the exercise they shared tactics, techniques and procedures regarding close air support, enabling them to work together more efficiently in the future if the need arises.
  • Osan A-10’s fly Alaskan skies

    Airmen assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron and 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron from Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, are participating in RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.The 25th FS contributed their A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft to the large-scale exercise, which is held several times each year and designed to provide
  • CMSAF visits Eielson

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright met with Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing, partner units, and visiting personnel participating in RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2 during a visit to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 11-12. Throughout his two-day visit, which took place during the first week of RF-A 19-2, Wright learned more about the 354th FW mission and spoke at an all call.
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