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  • Airmen Against Drunk Driving: We drive to save lives

    Airmen Against Drunk Driving transportation services ensure base members get home safely, mitigating any potential risks of impeding the 35th Fighter Wing mission.
  • Airman uses video games to bridge language gap

    Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton, a photojournalist stationed at Kadena Air Base, sits at his desk at the 18th Wing Public Affairs office. Some mementos sit atop a shelf above him: a line of hand-held video games. Today, his job is to make sure a batch of photos are properly edited. “Public Affairs is like a lake that’s five miles long and three inches deep,” says Raughton. “You learn a little bit about a lot of different things. I do everything form writing articles, producing photo and video content, public relations, and web design.”
  • US, Japan forces welcome new year with bilateral jump

    Three U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 36th Airlift Squadron out of Yokota Air Base, Japan, participated in the Japanese forces' annual New Year’s jump at Camp Narashino training area, Chiba, Japan, Jan. 12.This is the first year the Air Force participated in the event featuring the bilateral collaboration between U.S. and
  • Staying connected in the clouds

    Airmen from the 65th Air and Space Communication Shop and 747th Communications Squadron flew on a 65th Airlift Squadron local flight to see one of the missions they support at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Jan. 8, 2020. The mission of the 65th Airlift Squadron would not be possible without support from the 56th Air and Space Communication Shop and 747th Communications Squadron.
  • 18th Wing, joint partners execute first WestPac Rumrunner exercise

    More than 60 aircraft and 300 personnel from the U.S. Air Force, Navy, Army, and Marine Corps participated in 18th Wing’s first WestPac Rumrunner exercise Jan. 10, 2020. With the evolving security environment in the Indo-Pacific and to further support a safe and secure region, the 18th Wing spent months designing WestPac Rumrunner as an exercise to train counter air capabilities and strengthen joint interoperability. In addition to air tactics and joint interoperability, Airmen were charged with ensuring continuous airpower by using tactics derived from Pacific Air Force’s agile combat employment concept of operations, or ACE.
  • 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Airmen load today to fight tomorrow

    Weapons loaders work around the clock, rotating shifts 24 hours a day, seven days a week ensuring every aircraft is armed properly and safely.
  • Aggressors fly south for mobile training

    The 18th Aggressor Squadron departed Eielson this week to participate in exercise Sentry Aloha 20-1, which is scheduled to take place Jan. 8-22. For more than 20 years, Sentry Aloha exercises have provided tailored, cost-effective and realistic combat training for the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and other military personnel. It provides U.S. warfighters with the skill sets necessary to perform homeland defense and overseas combat missions.
  • Pacific Air Forces app goes live

    The Pacific Air Forces app is now available on Air Force Connect, the Air Force-wide mobile app.
  • 354th Fighter Wing commander maps out 2020

    Col. Benjamin Bishop, 354th Fighter Wing commander, along with Chief Master Sgt. Joshua Hurt, 354th FW command chief, hosted two all-calls Jan. 2, 2020, to talk to Airmen about how the addition of F-35A Lightning II will change the culture of Eielson Air Force Base.
  • Air Mobility Command, Air National Guard leadership ensures morale, well-being for deployed Guardsmen

    Air National Guard leadership from Air Mobility Command and 18th Air Force traveled to the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 15-19 to spread holiday cheer and ensure the vitality of deployed Air National Guardsmen.