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  • Eielson fighters unite in the sky

    Fighter aircraft assigned to Eielson Air Force Base flew together in the skies over Denali National Park, Alaska May 5, 2020.
  • Total Force Airmen demonstrate Alaskan airpower

    Eielson fighters participated in a mass formation of Total Force Airmen displaying the ability of active-duty, Guard and Reserve forces to plan and fly together to provide airpower in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific and homeland security despite the COVID-19 global pandemic.
  • Hill to Eielson: Cooperation between first, newest F-35A wing speeds stand-up, shapes future

    The Air Force’s first combat-coded F-35A Lightning II wing is sending aircraft to the Air Force’s newest F-35A wing to help speed their stand-up. On April 27, four F-35A Lightning IIs from Hill’s 388th Fighter Wing took off on a four-hour flight across the Pacific Northwest for Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. They will become part of the 354th Fighter Wing’s inventory for the next two months. 
  • 356th AMU takes in first F-35s

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Steven Krutke, an F-35 avionics system craftsman with the 356th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU), prepares to place chalks for one of the first of two F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation aircraft assigned to the 356th Fighter Squadron after its arrival at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 21, 2020. The F-35A, the U.S.
  • F-35s join Alaskan airpower team

    Two F-35A Lightning II aircraft fly over the Alaska Canada Highway en route to their new home at the 354th Fighter Wing, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 21, 2020. The F-35 represents a new model of international cooperation, ensuring U.S. and Coalition partner security well into the 21st Century. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt.
  • 354th Aircrew Flight Equipment shop wins AF-level award

    The 354th Operations Support Squadron's Aircrew Flight Equipment (AFE) shop was named the Air Force's AFE Small Program of the Year for 2019.
  • Icemen prepare for F-35s, open simulator

    Eielson Air Force Base was assigned its first F-35A Lightning II this month and the preparation for its arrival has been in the works for some time.
  • Eielson placed in HPCON Bravo amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Eielson Air Force Base has been placed in Health Protection Condition Bravo effective March 17 at 7:45 p.m.
  • Senior DOD leaders, USO tour group visit Iceman Team

    U.S. Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Ramón “CZ” Colón-López visited Eielson Air Force Base during a United Service Organizations (USO) tour March 2-4, 2020.
  • Defenders practice MEDEVAC during readiness exercise

    354th Security Forces Squadron defenders carry a simulated casualty during a medical evacuation exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 26, 2020. The defenders simulated taking small-arms fire and evacuating a casualty to a UH-60 Blackhawk assigned to the 1-52D General Support Aviation Battalion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
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