On Dec. 26, 2021, Interior Alaska was hit by the third largest rainfall on record and a winter anomaly. As soon as the temperature dipped back into the negatives, at least 2 inches of ice enveloped the base’s runway and heavily impeded flying operations. The base’s snow removal machines and
Newly appointed Air Advisors, Crisis Negotiators and Special Reaction Team (SRT) Defenders from the 354th Security Forces Squadron were recognized by their squadron leadership Jan. 7, 2022 at a ceremony on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
F-35A Lightning IIs conducted a Forward Area Refueling Point (FARP) operation with Airmen from the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Squadron during Operation Iron Dagger on Dec. 7, 2021, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs from the 354th Fighter Wing, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, December 3, to execute Operation Iron Dagger.
Operation Iron Dagger provided the 354th Air Expeditionary Wing opportunities for joint training which enhances U.S. Armed Forces interoperability and prepares units for future joint-force operations.
U.S. Air Force Arctic Survival Training students practice vectoring an aircraft during a recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class
U.S. Air Force Staff. Sgt. Ryan Cole, a 354th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, receives the John L. Levitow Award during the Airman Leadership School (ALS) Class 22-1 graduation ceremony on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 5, 2021. ALS is an entry
U.S. Air Force Col. Lawrence Evert, the 354th Operations Group commander (left), passes the 356th Fighter Squadron (FS) guidon to Lt. Col. Ryan Worrell, the 356th FS commander, during a change of command ceremony on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 5, 2021. As the 356th FS commander, Worrell is