• Providing airspace for pilots to train

    When it comes to training pilots in combat it's easy to assume that flying an aircraft can simply be conducted in any airspace. But pilots need a training ground as well and Alaska provides one of the biggest in the world.

  • Mustaches of RED FLAG-Alaska

    RF-A is a premier training event for joint units to bolster interoperability, during which some service members partake in the tradition of growing a ‘deployment mustache’ to increase a sense of morale and camaraderie among deployed service members.

  • 18th AGRS fuels up with 92nd ARW during RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2

    U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, receives fuel from a 92nd Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker above the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex during a training sortie for RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2, June 22, 2022. The 18th Aggressor

  • Red Flag 22-2 underway at Eielson

    Red Flag-Alaska 22-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise and the second of its kind this year, has started and is expected to run June 9- 24, with primary flight and ground operations in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex.

  • Refueling RF-A 21-3 one gallon at a time

    RED FLAG-Alaska 21-3 is a realistic combat training exercise that provides air to air and air to ground combat training and is essential to the success of air and space operations. With over 100 aircraft flying per day, the 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s fuels flight, also known as petroleum,

  • Tactical advantage: The RED FLAG-Alaska veteran

    ‘Tuco,’ the 80th Fighter Squadron assistant director of operations and chief of standards and evaluation, has inevitably become a RED FLAG-Alaska veteran after having flown for both Blue and Red air in over 15 RF iterations.