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  • 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.
  • MQ-9s join RED FLAG-Alaska for first time

    Each year RED FLAG-Alaska brings hundreds of Airmen and aircraft from around the globe to participate in cutting-edge, realistic combat training in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, and with each iteration something new is always tested. RF-A 19-2 marks the first time MQ-9 Reapers flew out of Eielson AFB, but the twist is their pilots are more than 4,000 miles away at their home station, Hancock Air Force Base, New York.
  • OCOLA town hall: Survey results may impact pay as early as March 2019

    During an Overseas Cost of Living Allowance (OCOLA) town hall held on base Dec. 12, 2018, representatives from the 354th Comptroller Squadron (CPTS) provided information and answered questions concerning the ongoing OCOLA survey. The survey, which is accessible until Dec. 31, 2018, will generate results impacting service member pay as early as March 2019.
  • Eielson Airmen build partnerships, reach out to Alaskan businesses

    Members of the 354th Fighter Wing joined their Army counterparts at an industry event, which reached out to local business owners in Fairbanks and Anchorage, Nov. 14, 2018.
  • Royal Canadian Air Force trains with U.S. Forces

    The Royal Canadian Air Force joins U.S. Forces here at Eielson Air Force Base to train in RED FLAG-Alaska 18-3. The exercise, which kicked off Aug. 9, is sponsored by Pacific Air Forces and serves as a platform for participants to train in realistic combat scenarios in a simulated environment. In this iteration of RF-A, international partners from Canada, Great Britain and Australia came together to train with and learn from U.S. Forces.
  • Eielson hosts 11th Air Force civilian advisory board members

    Henry Penny, a member of the 11th Air Force Civilian Advisory Board, poses for a photo from the back of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, August 7, 2018, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Penny and one other member of the 11th AF CAB received an orientation flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher)
  • Pump Ops Simulator allows firefighters to train in sub-zero temps

    While most firefighters across the world prepare for the day they come face-to-face with the extreme heat, firefighters at Eielson AFB are also challenged by the extreme cold. Located less than 200 miles from the Arctic Circle, the base experiences harsh temperatures often as low as minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit in the dead of winter. During such conditions, training opportunities are limited.
  • Eielson enhances warfighting readiness, capabilities to confront regional threats

    From Jan. 22 to 26, Eielson conducted Arctic Gold 18-4; an Operational Readiness Exercise designed to give all 354th Fighter Wing personnel the opportunity to execute mission-essential tasks together in a simulated high-threat environment.
  • Arctic Security Expedition: AF leaders visit Eielson, gain insight to U.S. Arctic ops

    Air Force senior leaders from Headquarters Air Force and several major commands visited Eielson Air Force Base and other locations in Alaska during an Arctic Security Expedition Sept 8-9.
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