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  • Eielson stands up field training detachment, hosts first F-35 courses

    The 372nd Training Squadron’s Detachment 25 stood up the first F-35 field training detachment in the Pacific Air Forces command and completed its first F-35 Egress and Low Observable courses on Feb. 5, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Misawa propulsion Airmen speed up F-16 engine delivery to PACAF bases

    The 35th Maintenance Squadron propulsion centralized repair flight received keys to a new storage facility that stores all F-16 Fighting Falcons engines for U.S. Pacific Air Forces installations in January 2019.
  • Wild Weasel maintainers learn joint, multilateral tactics at Red Flag-Alaska 19-1

    Maintenance Airmen with the 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, Japan, apply their maintenance skills and knowledge during exercise RED FLAG-Alaska 19-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Oct. 4 to 19.
  • 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 Fahrenheit in the dead of winter. During such conditions, training opportunities are limited.
  • Arctic Security Expedition: AF leaders visit Eielson, gain insight to U.S. Arctic ops

    Air Force senior leaders from Headquarters Air Force and several major commands visited Eielson Air Force Base and other locations in Alaska during an Arctic Security Expedition Sept 8-9.
  • 'Red Flag' exercises continue providing realistic combat training

    It’s that time again when aircraft from U.S. and partner nations soar through the Alaskan sky as RED FLAG-Alaska has officially kicked-off for the final time this season. RF-A 17-3 is scheduled to run from July 27 to August 11.
  • 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 nations participated in more than 300 flight hours of challenging training during this iteration of RED FLAG-Alaska 17-2.
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