• 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.

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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.)

  • 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