• AFE Airmen prepare aircrew for takeoff

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tia Heyob, 356th Fighter Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeymen, assists the 355th Fighter Squadron by cutting threads on a pilot's gear before a sortie on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 14, 2024.

  • Uncovering the Hidden World of Public Affairs: Writing Our Own Story

    The photographer, interviewer, and journalist often go unnoticed as their work typically goes untold. As a result, their contribution to the field is greatly underestimated. The role of a Public Affairs Specialist is frequently misconstrued as merely posting photos on social media, similar to that

  • Defenders practice MEDEVAC during readiness exercise

    354th Security Forces Squadron defenders carry a simulated casualty during a medical evacuation exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 26, 2020. The defenders simulated taking small-arms fire and evacuating a casualty to a UH-60 Blackhawk assigned to the 1-52D General Support Aviation

  • Fighting for Airmen’s rights

    You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney.“You have the right to an attorney” should signal to every active duty Airman they need to seek the advice of the Area Defense Counsel.

  • Det. 1, 66 TRS Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Erik Haynes, the 66th Training Squadron (TRS) commander, passes a guidon to Maj. Daniel Franz, the Detachment 1, 66th TRS commander, Aug. 31, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. As commander Franz will oversee the Arctic Survival School operations. (U.S. Air Force photo

  • Icemen born abroad: Senior Airman Michael Drinkwater

    Whether it’s a permanent change of station, general moving from one neighborhood to another, or large painstaking moves to entirely different parts of the globe, moving is almost always a challenge for anyone. For some Airmen, those challenges were faced long before their decision to serve. Senior