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  • POL keeps RED FLAG-Alaska 21-2 fueled to fight

    Blues, greys, coyote brown, and greens surround an Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-15J Eagle , refueling the aircraft together during a 70 degree and sunny day on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
  • 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
  • 354th CES Airmen use ACE concepts, renovate Birch Lake MRA

    What is usually a quiet, peaceful area in the forest by a lake was transformed into a major construction site filled with Airmen using power tools when Airmen from the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron completed a contingency training project by renovating the Birch Lake Military Recreation Area last week.
  • 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,
  • Best of both worlds: civilian pilot to Air Force maintainer

    ”What kind of aircraft do you fly?” Possibly the most popular question asked to those who serve in the U.S. Air Force. A common misconception but not entirely invalid especially for Senior Airman Justin Akaka who is both an aircraft maintainer and a licensed pilot.
  • 18th AGRS, joint partners replicate adversary tactics for Northern Edge 2021

    The 18th Aggressor Squadron is pairing up with other U.S. military branches to effectively train the Department of Defense’s assets and personnel by knowing, teaching and replicating adversary tactics during Northern Edge 2021.
  • 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.
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