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  • Forever connected: The RC-135s engrained history at Eielson AFB

    On June 5, 1969, the Rivet Amber, a unique RC-135 built as a reconnaissance aircraft went down over the Bering Sea. Nineteen Airmen perished, but their legacy lives on at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The aircrew and the aircraft have not been recovered to this day.
  • Eielson AFB team exercises rapid combat readiness, demonstrates arctic ability

    The 354th Fighter Wing and the 168th Wing Air National Guard completed a readiness exercise Dec. 18, 2020, verifying the wing’s ability to rapidly generate combat airpower at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. More than 30 fighters and two refueling aircraft were generated.
  • Four teams one fight: RF-A 21-1 comes to a close

    “30 seconds, 10 seconds, 5 seconds, 3…2…1...hack. Welcome to debrief.” With that, the 353rd Combat Training Squadron concluded RED FLAG-Alaska 21-1 signifying the end of RF-A 2020 season.
  • First arctic survival kits installed in Eielson F-35As

    In November of 2019, Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing developed a new arctic survival kit for the F-35A Lightning II. Now, 11 months later, the first kits are being installed in Eielson’s F-35A fleet. Eielson’s F-35As are the first of the Air Force’s fleet to be stationed in an arctic climate, which drove the need for a new survival kit. After months of research, development and testing, the design was sent to the 354th Operations Group commander for approval. In April the kit was given the “green light” and aircrew flight equipment Airmen got busy building them for the approaching winter.
  • RED FLAG-Alaska 21-1 brings joint services together for training

    RED FLAG-Alaska 21-1, a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise simulating realistic air combat conditions, is scheduled to begin Oct. 8 and continue through Oct. 23, 2020.
  • 554th RED HORSE leaves Eielson better than before

    Within the Air Force civil engineering community RED HORSE Squadrons are considered elite teams. They are focused, efficient, highly-skilled, and they wear cool red hats. Specializing in large-scale projects such as runways, aprons, facilities and utilities, the 554th RED HORSE Squadron was called upon by the 354th Security Forces Squadron to build a new isolation area for the military working dog kennels.
  • Leading Edge: 354th LRS' Fuels

    ("Leading Edge" is a series of photo stories that focus on 354th Fighter Wing leaders' immersion with wing units and highlights their contribution to the mission.)
  • Leading Edge: 354th FSS’ Baker Field House

    ("Leading Edge" is a series of photo stories that focus on 354th Fighter Wing leaders' immersion with wing units and highlights their contribution to the mission.)
  • Deignan assumes command of 354th CONS

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Charles Deignan, the 354th Contracting Squadron commander, poses for a photo at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Sept. 11, 2020. Deignan assumed command of the squadron in August. He previously served as the executive assistant in the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime in Columbus, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • Eielson Airmen participate in 9/11 Remembrance Ruck

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brandon Brown, the 354th Security Forces Squadron noncommissioned officer head of operations, carries an American flag during a 9/11 Remembrance Ruck on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Sept. 11, 2020. The march honors those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 and in defense of our nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
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