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  • Bombers project power from the Last Frontier, once again

    He who holds Alaska holds the world. U.S. Army General Billy Mitchell first uttered those words in his 1935 testimony to Congress. Considered by many to be one the founding fathers of the U.S. Air Force, the World War I pilot declared what military aviators in the far north now know to be true—Alaska’s strategic location is second to none.
  • Eielson Airmen, Fairbanks airport authorities team up for aircraft recovery training

    A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 356th Fighter Squadron lands on the Fairbanks International Airport runway at Fairbanks, Alaska, June 24, 2020. FAI Police and Fire Department personnel covered how to safely recover and shutdown the aircraft as well as how to coordinate operations between Eielson and the airport if an aircraft
  • 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.
  • Dental flight educates kids for National Children's Dental Health month

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Anthony Ewell-Kollmann, a 354th Medical Group Dental Flight general dentist, and Staff Sgt. Kaleb Hatfield, a 354th MDG Dental Flight dental assistant, lead a dental flossing activity with a jump rope at Crawford Elementary School at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 13, 2020. February is National Children’s Dental Health
  • Below zero, above the rest

    Members of Det. 1, 3rd ASOS completed a three-day field training exercise to certify new tactical air control party Airmen as combat mission ready and familiarize the team with cold-weather operations. (U.S. Air Force photos by Capt. Kay Magdalena Nissen)
  • RF-A 19-3 kicks off Aug. 1

    Red Flag-Alaska 19-3, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment, is scheduled to begin Aug. 1 with primary flight operations over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex (JPARC) and is scheduled to run through Aug. 16.
  • 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.
  • Eielson Fire Department hosts open house

    The Eielson AFB Fire Department hosted an open house event open to Airmen and families July 16, 2017. The event aimed to educate attendees of the features and capabilities of the department's emergency vehicles and promote fire safety.
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