News Page

News Search

  • Alaska fighter wing enhances 'fight tonight' readiness

    Prepare, deploy, and enable Airmen; that is the mission of the 354th Fighter Wing. To ensure preparedness for any contingency operations that may arise, Eielson routinely conducts various exercises to prepare its Airmen.
  • Tuskegee Airman visits Alaska, recalls history-making service

    Army Air Corps Staff Sgt. Leslie Edwards braced himself against the roaring might of an F-22 Raptor as nearly 70,000 pounds of thrust threatened to rip his signature red-and-black Tuskegee Airmen cap from atop his head – a dramatic change from the propeller aircraft of his day.
  • Airmen upholding Wild Weasel mission gain perspective

    A critical piece in the preparation to fly in an F-16 Fighting Falcon is to ensure the pilots are equipped for any situation.
  • Osan Airmen pull woman from crashed vehicle during Seoul ADEX 2017

    While working late into the night at Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2017, two U.S. Airmen spotted a crashed car on a dark, deserted Seoul street.
  • DPAA Accounts for 183 Missing Service Members in Fiscal Year 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) accounted for 183 formerly missing persons from past conflicts. Also, the agency individually identified the remains of 18 additional personnel, who were previously accounted for as part of group burials, reaching another milestone of 201 total identifications for the fiscal year.
  • Alaska, Tuskegee Airmen make history, complete 5,000th inspection together

    Lightning diverter strips sitting flush - check. Hydro lines show no evidence of leaks or chafing. All of the 179 other items on the basic post-flight inspection – check. It’s a 40-minute inspection, done every time an aircraft returns from a sortie, and on Oct. 14, it was the 5,000th time Tech. Sgt. Jeremiah Frye had evaluated a similar maintenance action.
  • Yokota says farewell to the C-130H

    After 43 years Team Yokota observed a historical milestone as the base sent off the last two active-duty C-130H Hercules in the Air Force.
  • AFGSC commander attends centennial celebration

    General Robin Rand, Air Force Global Strike Command commander and former 36th Fighter Squadron commander, the squadron’s 93rd “Fiend One”, visited the base for three days to attend events in honor of the 36th FS, Flying Fiend’s, centennial celebration.
  • Airman Magazine: Q&A with COMPACAF

    Airman Magazine interviews Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander and Air Component Commander for U.S. Pacific Command, Sept.15, one day after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan.
  • AFGSC commander returns to the Wolf Pack

    During a three-day visit to Kunsan, Air Force Global Strike Command Commander Gen. Robin Rand and 8th Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere saw first-hand the current mission capabilities of the Wolf Pack and its Airmen.