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  • ‘Talons out’ as 355th FS flies first official FHP sorties

    An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 355th Fighter Squadron flies over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 1, 2021. As one of the 354th Fighter Wing’s F-35A units, the 355th FS bolsters the 354th wing’s transition to a combat-coded mission, doubling U.S. Pacific Air Forces’ F-35A combat capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose
  • Tactical advantage: The RED FLAG-Alaska veteran

    ‘Tuco,’ the 80th Fighter Squadron assistant director of operations and chief of standards and evaluation, has inevitably become a RED FLAG-Alaska veteran after having flown for both Blue and Red air in over 15 RF iterations.
  • RF-A 21-2 takes off from Eielson AFB

    The first aircraft operating in support of RED FLAG-Alaska 21-2 took to the skies from the Eielson flightline early this morning.
  • Mattie assumes command of 3rd ASOS

    U.S. Air Force Col. Travis Woodworth (left), the 1st Air Support Operations Group commander, passes the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) guidon to Lt. Col. Kyle Mattie, the 3rd ASOS commander, during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021. Prior to assuming command of the 3rd ASOS, Mattie was the commander
  • 356th AMU wins 354th FW’s first quarter load competition of the year

    U.S. Airmen from the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare an AIM-120 for pick-up during a load competition on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 21, 2021. Load competitions are periodically held to prepare weapons load crews for wartime loads. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)
  • USINDOPACOM leadership and Sen. Sullivan visit Eielson

    U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Shane Shorter, left, the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) command senior enlisted leader, and Adm. John Aquilino, the USINDOPACOM commander, check an F-35A Lightning II cockpit with Air Force Col. David Berkland, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 15, 2021. The USINDOPACOM,
  • Air Force Surgeon General visits Eielson

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Evan Hoff, a 355th Fighter Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment (AFE) craftsman, talks to Lt. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, and Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, Chief, Medical Enlisted Force and Enlisted Corps Chief, about F-35 flight equipment during a leadership visit at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska,
  • Eielson assists Air Force Research Lab in development of innovative way to mitigate explosions using snow

    Eielson’s Iceman Spark team, in collaboration with the 354th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal personnel and a team of two from Junior Force Warfighter Operations in the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (designated “JFWORX”), held a live-fire test to assess the blast wave mitigation effectiveness of snow here last month.
  • Eielson kicks off 2021 AFAF

    “I want to thank our team who’s running the Air Force Assistance Fund campaign this year and really encourage all of our teammates and families here on Eielson to contribute. Last year was a real challenge, as the COVID pandemic was just starting. This year they’ve made it a lot easier for us to contribute and really take care of those Airmen and
  • Leading Edge: 709th TMXS Detachment 460

    ("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.)
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