• Indian Air Force participates in RF-A 24-2

    Indian Air Force maintainers prepare Rafale aircraft for takeoff during Red Flag-Alaska 24-2 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 6, 2024. Integrating forces strengthens joint planning, communication and execution to enhance interoperability and joint operational effectiveness. We take every

  • Faces of Red Flag-Alaska 24-1

    During Red Flag-Alaska 24-1 service members from multiple branches and partner countries come to train together as one team at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 19, 2024. The photo series of the faces of Red Flag-Alaska 24-1 are a representation of these service members that are constantly.

  • EA-18Gs take off during Red Flag-Alaska 24-1

    U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers assigned to the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 takes flight during Red Flag-Alaska 24-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 19, 2024. Red Flag-Alaska serves as an ideal platform for international engagement and has a long history of including Allies and Partners.

  • Italian Air Force Detachment Exchanges Gifts with Eielson AFB

    U.S. Air Force Col. Paul Townsend, 354th Fighter Wing commander, exchanged gifts with Italian Air Force Col. Vito Cracas, RED FLAG-Alaska Italian Detachment commander, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 9, 2024. Exercises like RED FLAG-Alaska display our commitment to ensuring U.S. forces are

  • 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.