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  • Eielson hosts F-35s from Luke to enhance training efforts

    The 61st Fighter Squadron, based out of Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, sent seven U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs and three Royal Australian air force F-35s to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, for a training capstone, Sept. 6 - 20.

  • Pump Ops Simulator allows firefighters to train in sub-zero temps

    While most firefighters across the world prepare for the day they come face-to-face with the extreme heat, firefighters at Eielson AFB are also challenged by the extreme cold.Located less than 200 miles from the Arctic Circle, the base experiences harsh temperatures often as low as minus 50 degrees

  • House Committee of Energy and Commerce visits Eielson

    Seven members of the House Committee of Energy and Commerce visited Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 7, 2017. The committee toured the Arctic Region making stops in Iceland, Norway and Sweden to learn about energy resources and capabilities in the area.

  • Red Flag-Alaska affords Airmen experience of a lifetime

    The Alaskan summer sky dims only slightly as Airmen and aircraft from a myriad of countries pack up their gear, preparing to depart for their respective homes. Approximately 1,500 personnel and more than 100 aircraft from the United States, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Denmark, Thailand and other

  • Eielson supports visit from Secretary of State

    On May 10, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived on the Eielson Air Force Base flight line during exercise Northern Edge 2017. This is Eielson’s first high-tempo exercise for fiscal year 2017, and various agencies across the base were able to switch gears simultaneously to support both missions.

  • 18th AMU secure jets for Red Flag-Alaska

    The 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base sharpened their combat skills June 15, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska 16-2, a Pacific Air Forces exercise that enables joint and international forces to train in a realistic threat environment.