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  • RED FLAG-Alaska 18-3 concludes

    Aug. 24, 2018, marks the ending of another iteration of RED FLAG-Alaska. During RF-A 18-3, U.S. and partner nation forces from around the globe, including the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Royal Air Force, and the Royal Australian Air Force, came together to conduct training in the air and on the ground to help improve interoperability between the U.S. and its allies; and to exchange tactics, techniques and procedures.
  • Reserve Airmen train at RED FLAG-Alaska

    All components from the U.S. Air Force, to include active-duty service members, Air National Guard and Reserve, must work together to achieve overall air superiority.
  • SECAF visits Eielson Airmen, flies with Aggressors

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited with Airmen from 354th Fighter Wing Aug. 10 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
  • 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 relinquished command to Col. Benjamin W. Bishop.“I
  • 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.
  • Air Force Inns selects eight finalists for Innkeeper Award

    Eight U.S. Air Force installations were selected as finalists for the Air Force Innkeeper Award.
  • 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, relinquished command to Col. David Mineau June 29, 2016.
  • Paws below zero

    Every paw press into powder dry snow produces a sharp shriek in to the dark frigid air only heard in negative temperatures. Not a breath through the wet, black nostrils isn’t without effort inhaling painful sniffs intent on detecting deadly explosives, drugs or intruders. Military working dogs from the 354th Security Forces Squadron march alongside the human defenders who stand “Ready to go at 50 below” 24 hours a day protecting assets that set atop the world in the U.S. Air Force’s Pacific theater of operations.
  • Eielson selected to receive operational F-35A aircraft

    Col. Michael P. Winkler, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, announced the Secretary of the Air Force’s signed decision to select Eielson Air Force Base as the new home for the service’s first operational overseas F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation fighter aircraft base during an April 4, 2016, ceremony at Eielson.Air Force officials chose Eielson
  • BEHS student wins Military Youth of Year Award

    Eielson hosted the annual Youth of the Year Program, recognizing five of Alaska’s best and brightest youth, awarding a winner to the military and civilian category. The Youth of the Year Program showcases each person’s talents and achievements and enables children an opportunity for a positive future.
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