• F-35A fleet doubles at Eielson

    The F-35A Lightning II fleet has officially doubled at Eielson with the arrival of three new F-35As June 25, 2020.The first two F-35As arrived in April and the third in May.

  • Logistics Airmen encourage vehicle winter readiness

    With sub-zero temperatures and icy road conditions fast approaching, Icemen would be wise to ensure their privately-owned vehicles are properly winterized sooner rather than later.The 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance flight hosted its second annual POV winter safety inspection

  • 354th CS welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Paul Carico, 354th Communications Squadron incoming commander, accepts the 354th CS guidon from Col. Chad B. Bondurant, 354th Mission Support Group commander, during an assumption of command ceremony at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 21, 2019. Carico previously served as

  • Pump Ops Simulator allows firefighters to train in sub-zero temps

    While most firefighters across the world prepare for the day they come face-to-face with the extreme heat, firefighters at Eielson AFB are also challenged by the extreme cold.Located less than 200 miles from the Arctic Circle, the base experiences harsh temperatures often as low as minus 50 degrees

  • Playing it safe

    In 2015, there were 340 deaths and 97,200 injuries related to all-terrain vehicle incidents, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. To help combat these statistics and increase safety for Airmen and their families, the 354th Fighter Wing safety office provides classes teaching

  • Aircrew flight equipment: no masking safety

    While pilots fly at the speed of sound, multi-tasking is in full force, but safety remains a top priority in the skies.Maintenance Airmen make sure each aircraft is ready to fly, but one crew works meticulously behind the scenes to ensure each pilot’s flight equipment is in top working condition.