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  • Arctic survival training students train with 210th RQS in recovery ops

    U.S. Air Force Arctic Survival Training students practice vectoring an aircraft during a recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class

  • SERE specialists conquer the arctic

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska--Wind gusts as high as 50 miles per hour, wind chills dropping to minus 60 degrees Fahrenheit, and a place where the sun does not rise above the horizon for 65 consecutive days. Arctic Survival training is not for the faint of heart however for the survival, evasion,

  • Distinguished leaders visit Arctic Survival School

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Samuel Ley, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist assigned to the Arctic Survival Training School, demonstrates how to set up a thermalized A-frame survival shelter on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 27, 2021. The shelter is designed to provide warmth

  • Det. 1, 66 TRS Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Erik Haynes, the 66th Training Squadron (TRS) commander, passes a guidon to Maj. Daniel Franz, the Detachment 1, 66th TRS commander, Aug. 31, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. As commander Franz will oversee the Arctic Survival School operations. (U.S. Air Force photo