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  • Under Secretary Visits Interior of Alaska Military Bases

    The Honorable John Rood, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, recently visited Eielson Air Force Base and Clear Air Force Station from 8-9 Dec., 2019.
  • Logistics Airmen encourage vehicle winter readiness

    With sub-zero temperatures and icy road conditions fast approaching, Icemen would be wise to ensure their privately-owned vehicles are properly winterized sooner rather than later. The 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance flight hosted its second annual POV winter safety inspection recently to help Eielson Airmen do just that.
  • Air Force chief scientists see Alaska as "central"

    "Alaska is home to the most amazing scientific facilities in the country, and is a very important place in terms of national defense," Joseph said. "The Arctic region is becoming increasingly important, and central to defense of our homeland."
  • 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.
  • F-35 multilateral conference sets stage for operational integration in Indo-Pacific

    F-35 subject matter experts from the United States, Australia, Japan and the Republic of Korea met to improve 5th and 4th generation aircraft theater interoperability during the second Pacific F-35 User Group Conference, here, March 12 -14, 2019.
  • 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.
  • Mentoring Moments: Chief Master Sgt. April Smurda

    A defining moment; a moment that shapes and molds who you become can happen at any point in your life. For Chief Master Sgt. April Smurda, that defining moment came when she became a first time mom while serving in the U.S. Air Force. Smurda, the 354th Operations Group superintendent, entered into the delayed entry program when she was just 17. She knew she didn’t want to attend college, so she used her cousin as inspiration to join the Air Force. Two months after graduation, Smurda was on her way to Basic Military Training.
  • 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.
  • Celebrating 70 years of Air Power

    Since Sept. 18, 1947, the Air Force has been providing critical air power to defend the United States. We have strived to protect the freedoms afforded to us and have made advances in technology and airframes. From the Bell X-1 Glamorous Glennis aircraft to the F-35A Lightning II aircraft, the Air Force has lived by the motto “higher, faster and farther.” Capt. Charles “Chuck” Yeager made the first step toward history when he took his first flight on the Bell XS-1, a rocket-powered USAF research plane.
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