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If you’ve never been a mentor, now is your chance! Share your on-the-job knowledge with a Ben Eielson High School senior to guide them through future life decisions. For more information or to sign up for this school year, call 907-377-2178.
Icemen, our leadership team is tracking that recent weather has caused some flooding issues for base residents. Please take care of each other and help share the information below from our teammates at Corvias.
The Eielson team was happy to welcome back these Icemen from years past. Quite a bit had changed since they were last here, but we are only able to accomplish our current and future missions because of what they did in the past. We salute you, Icemen! From left to right: PFC Forrest Broderius (1955-1957), Sgt. Mark Greenburg (1967-1969), SSgt Delno Pippitt, (1958).
That’s a wrap on #REDFLAGAlaska 19-3! To learn more about the exercise’s innovative training and the awesome things our participants accomplished, check out the link below! U.S. Pacific Air Forces U.S. Indo-Pacific Command
The last #REDFLAGAlaska of the year ends today! Here’s what the participants accomplished during RF-A 19-3. (U.S. Air Force video produced by Senior Airman Kahdija Slaughter) (Courtesy Imagery from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson JBER (official) Osan Air Base Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea U.S. Pacific Air Forces U.S. Indo-Pacific Command KadenaAirBase United States Air Force U.S. Navy Royal Canadian Air Force Royal Australian Air Force
RED FLAG-Alaska 19-3 introduced an innovative scenario which allowed pilots and ground crews to practice the Agile Combat Employment concept. Curious? Take a look at the video below to learn more! U.S. Pacific Air Forces U.S. Indo-Pacific Command United States Air Force #ACE
Our Eielson Defenders recently a hosted a “Coffee With the Cops” event at the Corvias Housing Community Center. This was an event for the Eielson residential community to come out and meet and greet not just our Security Forces members but several of the local police officers, too. Thanks for hosting such a great community event, Defenders!
The world’s highest gas station. We’ve enjoyed having our joint force and international partners here for Red Flag-Alaska 19-3. Aerial refueling is but one component we train on but it’s critically important to ensuring the readiness of our forces to deploy at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photos by SSgt Ramon Adelan)
Ever wondered what it looks like to fly in the cockpit of an F-35? Well here’s a behind the scenes look from the cockpit cam of the U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team as they performed in the 2019 Eielson AFB Airshow.
Can you tell we love airplanes? Here’s a few shots from the flightline yesterday when the weather was a tad bit nicer than it is right now. (U.S. Air Force Photos by SSgt Ramon Adelan)
We’ve got the best playground in the world. The ability to train on a daily basis in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex—roughly the size of Florida—keeps both American and international forces at the highest state of combat capability.
You can never have too many F-16s 😎 Our friends at the 36th Fighter Squadron at Osan Air Base brought some of theirs up to participate in RED FLAG-Alaska 19-3! Which fighter jet is your favorite?
“Permission to buzz the tower?”
Here’s something to do Team Iceman if you’re looking to connect both online and offline. Details in 354th Fighter Wing Command Chief’s Facebook post.
Great shot of our F-16’s!
Here’s a time lapse of the action on the flightline as we complete week one of Red Flag-Alaska. It was a busy day indeed!
Always a good day when we are flying with our counterparts at the 168th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard! (Photo Courtesy of Maj. “Cal” Gentry)
The 909th Air Refueling Squadron takes gas & go to a whole new level during RED FLAG-Alaska 19-3!
A great breakdown of what we do here in Alaska everyday from the The Wall Street Journal:
Made in 1986, but we’d say it cleans up rather well...
Distant Frontier is in full swing. Clink the link to learn how Eielson Airmen and TDY members are executing the mis… https://t.co/CBR1R3psCj
"Without logistics, we won’t have any combat capability and be unable to project air power. The only way to achieve… https://t.co/dGC2Q0GDmU
Happy 73rd #Birthday Air Force! From the 354th Fighter Wing leadership and on behalf of the Airmen, their families,… https://t.co/JoXU8yEFWj
Welcome to Alaska! F-16s out of @TeamMisawa and F/A-18s out of @MCASMiramarCA will fill the flight line and Joint… https://t.co/JF5dsm0jjr
One of our Aggressors taking off during exercise #ValiantShield this week at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Valiant… https://t.co/BP2x40hcRL
RT @USMC: Alaskan Adventure Marines with @1st_Marine_Div move across a resupply landing zone at @EielsonAirForce during a Marine Corps Com…
Calling all #gearheads! What do you know about fighter jet tune ups? 🔧🔧🔧 https://t.co/ytCqqhiaS6
“For me, time felt like time slowed down and you could see the fire dancing around before getting extinguished..."… https://t.co/N9XCZGhl4L
#NeverForget In honor of those who were lost 19 years ago, our wing hosted a 9/11 remembrance ruck at Iceman Falls… https://t.co/0JOB8K7tef
The Health Protection Condition for Eielson Air Force Base is now HPCON Charlie, and a new command directive is now… https://t.co/bxKW4OcZM0
Here’s a message from our leaders about the importance of remaining vigilant during #COVID19. https://t.co/zc4FCMBNCF
Our new wing commander, Col. David Berkland, is fired up for our new F-35 combat mission! 🔥⚡ https://t.co/nM58qBvWxH
RT @MilitaryHealth: September is recognized as #SuicidePrevention month across the @DeptofDefense. We encourage service members to #BeThere
Congratulations to #MWD Tedy on his recent retirement from the 354th Security Forces Squadron! After years of keepi… https://t.co/Is8gBFaNXN
@slcnitemare @HAFB @388fw Indeed, they just wrapped up some training with our F-16 Aggressors and F-35 Demons
Flying past the great one. Who else wants to come train in #Alaska? We have the best players and the best playgroun… https://t.co/PbbSLCWKSq
Our friends from @HAFB are heading home this weekend. They leave as a more lethal team, after fighting against agai… https://t.co/UazUCBSyAh
Flying participants completed roughly 560 sorties and racked up approximately 1,500 flying hours which contributed… https://t.co/TlmmljIyhp