The sight of numerous jets taking off from the flightline and the sound of engine roar filling the sky can only mean one thing: RED FLAG-Alaska is underway.
The Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP), the official blood program of the US military, is excited to make its way up to Alaska in August, hosting “Arctic Thunder’ Blood Drives at both Eielson Air Force Base (August 22) and Fort Wainwright (August 23-25); from 0900 – 1600 each of the days.
RED FLAG-Alaska 22-3 kicked off as U.S. and Royal Australian Air Force service members took to the skies at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 28, 2022.
The first aircraft operating in support of RED FLAG-Alaska 22-3 took to the skies from the Eielson flightline early this morning. The exercise will run July 28 – Aug. 12.
The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency on July 23. With more than 4,000 cases in the United States, Airmen and Guardians should know the risks and how to stay safe.
The aircraft that take off from the flightline at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, are maintained by crew chiefs and flown by pilots, but it is the Airmen monitoring the airfield who ensure safe landings and takeoffs for the aircraft.
The 354th Air Expeditionary Wing worked with the Department of the Air Force’s Chief Architect Office to evaluate an innovative communications system called EdgeConnect during an agile combat employment training event at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, earlier this month.