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  • RED FLAG-Alaska 17-2 Day 2 take-offs

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Aggressor takes off from the flight line during RED FLAG-Alaska 17-2 June 13, 2017, at Eielson Air Base, Alaska. RED FLAG-Alaska provides an optimal training environment in the Indo-Asia Pacific Region and focuses on improving ground, space, and cyberspace combat readiness and interoperabillity for U.S. and international
  • Icemen born abroad: The Atchoe Family

    Opportunity knocks wherever life leads you. Whether that be attending college, starting a family or making the decision to join the military, everyone has different dreams and aspirations. For some, it means starting a whole new life in a different country. Staff Sgt. Francis Atchoe, a Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron personnel journeyman, was pursuing his first degree at the University of Ghana and decided to take a vacation to the United States. During his six-week visit and after positive interactions with friendly people, he decided to relocate to the U.S.
  • A day in the life of POL

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mark Timson, a 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution supervisor, checks off a list June 12, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Timson preformed a check on a fuel truck to ensure all parts were functional before being dispatched to the flight line during RED FLAG-Alaska 17-2. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • RED FLAG-Alaska 17-2 kicks off

    One of the Air Forces’ premier flying exercises, Red Flag-Alaska, will be taking place until June 23 at Eielson Air Force Base. During RF-A 17-2, international partners will take part in an exercise designed to give them experience that may save their lives.
  • Supporting the mission one medical supply at a time

    While walking through the 354th Medical Group, past flight medicine, the dental clinic and the pharmacy, deep in the shadowy halls is a hidden gem – the medical materials flight. These Airmen work tirelessly behind-the-scenes to ensure the Icemen Team and their families have the best equipment and supplies to treat them.
  • Goldrush Inn represents PACAF for Air Force Innkeeper Award

    For the first time in more than 30 years, the Eielson Air Force Base Goldrush Inn has been nominated for the Air Force Innkeeper Award. Four bases across the Air Force were nominated to compete at the Air Force level for the award, which recognizes lodging operations that provide outstanding hotel-type accommodations and customer service to all their guests.
  • Ground breaking for new Corvias Community Center

    U.S. Air Force Col. David Mineau, the 354th Fighter Wing (FW) commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brent Sheehan, the 354th FW command chief, break ground for the new community center with several representatives from various agencies, May 22, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The plans for the building are to start small and leave room for
  • FOD free flightline

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing, depart buses on the flightline to assist with a foreign object debris (FOD) walk, May 15, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The Icemen Team worked together to ensure five and half miles of taxiways and runways were clear of debris. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eric M. Fisher)
  • Eielson supports Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visit for 10th Arctic Council Ministerial

    On May 10, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived on the Eielson Air Force Base flight line during exercise Northern Edge 2017. This is Eielson’s first high-tempo exercise for fiscal year 2017, and various agencies across the base were able to switch gears simultaneously to support both missions.
  • Cassadee Pope performs USO concert for Icemen Team

    Lights, sound check, sing! After a full day touring Eielson Air Force Base, Cassadee Pope geared up to perform her first USO concert, with Eielson being her first stop. Pope’s day began at the USO, where she met with Col. Todd Robbins, the 354th Fighter Wing vice commander, Chief Master Sgt. Brent Sheehan, the 354th FW command chief, families and other members of the Icemen Team.
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