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Eielson AFB completes first week of Arctic Gold 21-2

U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) Jeffery Scott, the 354th Fighter Wing (FW) deputy wing chaplain, packs a deployment kit during Arctic Gold 21-2 April 8, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. During AG 21-2, Airmen will be practicing Agile Combat Employment capabilities which will allow them to work dislocated operations and still be able to generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) Jeffery Scott, the 354th Fighter Wing (FW) deputy wing chaplain, packs a deployment kit during Arctic Gold 21-2 April 8, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. During AG 21-2, Airmen will be practicing Agile Combat Employment capabilities which will allow them to work dislocated operations and still be able to generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) Jeffery Scott, the 354th Fighter Wing (FW) deputy wing chaplain, packs a deployment kit during Arctic Gold 21-2 April 8, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.  In addition to deploying, the 354th FW practiced processing and packing all required cargo for personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) Jeffery Scott, the 354th Fighter Wing (FW) deputy wing chaplain, packs a deployment kit during Arctic Gold 21-2 April 8, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. In addition to deploying, the 354th FW practiced processing and packing all required cargo for personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing observe the Lightning Modular Extendable Rigid Wall Shelter (LMERWS) during Arctic Gold 21-2 April 6, 2021, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The LMERWS is a deployed debrief facility for F-35A Lightning II fighter squadrons .(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keith Holcomb)

Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing observe the Lightning Modular Extendable Rigid Wall Shelter (LMERWS) during Arctic Gold 21-2 April 6, 2021, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The LMERWS is a deployed debrief facility for F-35A Lightning II fighter squadrons .(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keith Holcomb)

Gear from a Chaplain deployment kit is layed out April 8, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The 354th Fighter Wing is participating in Arctic Gold 21-2, a readiness exercise designed to evaluate if the wing can rapidly deploy F-35A Lightning II assets and supporting personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Gear from a Chaplain deployment kit is layed out April 8, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The 354th Fighter Wing is participating in Arctic Gold 21-2, a readiness exercise designed to evaluate if the wing can rapidly deploy F-35A Lightning II assets and supporting personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cambrin Dixon, a 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, picks up a cargo using a forklift during Arctic Gold 21-2 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 6, 2021. AG 21-2 is a readiness exercise demonstrating the 354th Fighter Wing’s ability to generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft and deploy forces and cargo from across the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cambrin Dixon, a 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, picks up a cargo using a forklift during Arctic Gold 21-2 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 6, 2021. AG 21-2 is a readiness exercise demonstrating the 354th Fighter Wing’s ability to generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft and deploy forces and cargo from across the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

U.S Air Force Airman Destiny Nevis, a 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Distrobution operator, directs a forklift during Arctic Gold (AG) 21-1 April 6, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. During AG 21-2, the 354th LRS is responsible for receiving, weighing, securing and loading cargo for the deploying units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

U.S Air Force Airman Destiny Nevis, a 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Distrobution operator, directs a forklift during Arctic Gold (AG) 21-1 April 6, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. During AG 21-2, the 354th LRS is responsible for receiving, weighing, securing and loading cargo for the deploying units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cambrin Dixon, a 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation vehicle operator, moves a cargo pallet using a forklift during Arctic Gold (AG) 21-1 April 6, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The purpose of Arctic Gold 21-2 is to evaluate the 354th Fighter Wing’s ability to effectively generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft and deploy personnel and cargo from across the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cambrin Dixon, a 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation vehicle operator, moves a cargo pallet using a forklift during Arctic Gold (AG) 21-1 April 6, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The purpose of Arctic Gold 21-2 is to evaluate the 354th Fighter Wing’s ability to effectively generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft and deploy personnel and cargo from across the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Twenty five F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing assemble on the flightline prior to taking off during Arctic Gold (AG) 21-2 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 7, 2021. AG 21-2 is a Phase I and Phase II readiness exercise designed to test the wing’s ability to rapidly generate and deploy F-35A Lightning II aircraft, cargo and supporting personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

Twenty five F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing assemble on the flightline prior to taking off during Arctic Gold (AG) 21-2 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 7, 2021. AG 21-2 is a Phase I and Phase II readiness exercise designed to test the wing’s ability to rapidly generate and deploy F-35A Lightning II aircraft, cargo and supporting personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing taxi on the flightline during Arctic Gold 21-2 April 7, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. In addition to launching more than a dozen F-35As, the 354th Fighter Wing practiced processing and simulated deploying all required cargo for the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing taxi on the flightline during Arctic Gold 21-2 April 7, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. In addition to launching more than a dozen F-35As, the 354th Fighter Wing practiced processing and simulated deploying all required cargo for the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Twenty-five F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing prepare to launch during Arctic Gold 21-2 April 7, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. This exercise will evaluate the 354th Fighter Wing’s ability to effectively generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft and deploy personnel and cargo from across the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)
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Twenty-five F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing prepare to launch during Arctic Gold 21-2 April 7, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. This exercise will evaluate the 354th Fighter Wing’s ability to effectively generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft and deploy personnel and cargo from across the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

An F-35A Lightning II pilot assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing (FW) renders a squadron hand signal as he taxis to the runway during Arctic Gold 21-2 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 7, 2021. The purpose of the readiness exercise is to evaluate the wing’s ability to effectively generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft and deploy personnel and cargo from across the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)
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An F-35A Lightning II pilot assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing (FW) renders a squadron hand signal as he taxis to the runway during Arctic Gold 21-2 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 7, 2021. The purpose of the readiness exercise is to evaluate the wing’s ability to effectively generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft and deploy personnel and cargo from across the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing takes off during Arctic Gold 21-2April 7, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. As part of the exercise, the wing generated 25 F-35As and their cargo for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)
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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing takes off during Arctic Gold 21-2April 7, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. As part of the exercise, the wing generated 25 F-35As and their cargo for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing flies over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 7, 2021. During AG 21-2, Airmen will be practicing Agile Combat Employment capabilities which will allow them to work dislocated operations and still be able to generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft. (U.S Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kaylee Dubois)
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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing flies over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 7, 2021. During AG 21-2, Airmen will be practicing Agile Combat Employment capabilities which will allow them to work dislocated operations and still be able to generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft. (U.S Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kaylee Dubois)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) Jeffery Scott, the 354th Fighter Wing (FW) deputy wing chaplain, packs a deployment kit during Arctic Gold 21-2 April 8, 2021, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. During AG 21-2, Airmen will be practicing Agile Combat Employment capabilities which will allow them to work dislocated operations and still be able to generate F-35A Lightning II aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)