• 18th FIS Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Nathan Mondul accepted the guidon as the incoming 18th Fighter Interceptor Squadron commander during a change of command ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 12, 2024. Former 18th FIS commander, Lt. Col Albert Roper, received the Meritorious Service Medal which

  • Lt. Col. Daniels takes command of 354th OSS

    Lt. Col. Thomas Daniels took command of the 354th Operations Support Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 1, 2024. Previous commander Lt. Col. Abraham Lehmann received the Air Force meritorious service medal and retired later that day.

  • Mattie assumes command of 3rd ASOS

    U.S. Air Force Col. Travis Woodworth (left), the 1st Air Support Operations Group commander, passes the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) guidon to Lt. Col. Kyle Mattie, the 3rd ASOS commander, during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021. Prior to assuming

  • Birge takes command of 354th MXS

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Daniel Birge (right) renders a salute to Col. Matthew Powell (left), the 354th Maintenance Group commander, upon assuming command of the 354th Maintenance Squadron (MXS) during a ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 20, 2020. The 354th MXS provides heavy aircraft

  • Rabens assumes command of 354th MDOS

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Clayton Rabens renders a salute to Col. William Thoms, Jr., the 354th Medical Group commander, upon assuming command of the 354th Medical Operations Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 17, 2020. Rabens is coming from the

  • Eielson gets new MSG commander

    Col. Shawn Anger, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, presided over the 354th Mission Support Group change of command ceremony, July 8, 2020, during which Col. Stuart Williamson assumed command from Col. Chad Bondurant.

  • 354th LRS welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Adam Starkey, the 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) commander, renders his first salute to a 354th LRS Airman after assuming command during a ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 8, 2020. The first salute is a tradition allowing the squadron to welcome their

  • Eielson welcomes new fighter wing commander

    Members of Eielson Air Force Base, Fairbanks Northstar Borough community leaders, and distinguished guests gathered at the Thunderdome today to witness the 354th Fighter Wing change of command.Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach, 11th Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony where Col. David A. Mineau

  • Icemen welcome new commander, recognize former commander’s legacy

    Farewells and welcomes were heard as hundreds of members of the Iceman Team, community and family members joined Lt. Gen. Russell Handy, the Eleventh Air Force commander, in the Thunderdome to celebrate the 354th Fighter Wing change of command.Col. Michael Winkler, the outgoing commander,