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  • Eielson AFB Announced as Site for Air Force Micro-Reactor Pilot

    The Department of the Air Force has selected Eielson Air Force Base (AFB) to pilot its first micro-reactor. The next-generation energy capability will provide the installation with a clean, reliable, and resilient energy supply technology for critical national security infrastructure.
  • Say Hello to the “Bad Guy”

    With the inception of the F-35 mission at Eielson Air Force Base, one might be inclined to overlook the longstanding F-16 Aggressor mission that has been a mainstay of Eielson for many years. There’s one man who is passionate about ensuring people have an acute appreciation for the “Red Air” mission that has been at the center of the RED FLAG-Alaska exercises for over a decade.
  • Eielson kicks off Fire Prevention Week 2021

    From left to right, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Christopher Brown, the 354th Civil Engineering Squadron deputy fire chief, Col. David Berkland, the 354th Fighter Wing commander, and Sparky the fire dog pose for a group photo during the fire prevention week proclamation signing on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Sept. 17, 2021. The goal of fire
  • Unloading to Load up: Eielson secures semi-annual munitions

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 354th Munitions Squadron unload a shipping container during a munitions barge at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Sept. 18, 2021. The munitions barge is a semi-annual receipt of munitions shipped from depots throughout the continental United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron Larue Guerrisky)
  • PACAF SG conducts health service support for ACE exercise in Alaska

    A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pavehawk helicopter flies over the Yukon Training Area during a Capabilities-Based Assessment (CBA) Sept. 14, 2021. The CBA is a Northern Edge follow-on phase III Agile Combat Employment exercise aimed at improving PACAF’s medical support capabilities throughout the Pacific theatre. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class
  • Against all odds: An Airman’s journey from Egypt to the U.S. Air Force

    Never in a million years did Airman 1st Class Helbees Tawadrous think she would ever leave Egypt and end up thousands of miles away from home serving in the U.S. Air Force.
  • Eielson commemorates 9/11 20th anniversary

    U.S. Air Force ceremonial guardsmen assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing form up during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, , Sept. 11, 2021. 2021 marked the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Northern Virginia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel
  • Eielson opens new Resilience Center

    The 354th Fighter Wing held a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of the installation's new Airman Resilience Center Sept. 9.
  • From the Outback to the Last Frontier: USAF and RAAF participate in RF-A 21-3

    The Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Air Force joined forces to participate in RED FLAG-Alaska 21-3 at Eielson Air Force Base Aug. 12-27, 2021. This iteration of the exercise focused on the interoperability of allied fifth-generation assets, such as the F-35A Lightning II, as well as cyber and intelligence warfare capabilities.
  • Multi-capable Iceman: CES Airman serves as Korean interpreter

    In May 2015, Angela Martinez left her home and her family in South Korea and headed to the U.S. for good, or so she thought. At the time she wasn’t sure what the future held but had no idea she would be back in the country as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.
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