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  • First arctic survival kits installed in Eielson F-35As

    Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing developed a new arctic survival kit for the F-35A Lightning II, in November of 2019. Now, 11 months later, the first kits are being installed in Eielson’s F-35A fleet.Eielson’s F-35As are the first of the Air Force’s fleet to be stationed in an arctic climate,

  • Remembering fallen Yukla 27 crew

    Surviving family members, distinguished guests and members of the 962nd Airborne Air Control Squadron gathered for a solemn memorial ceremony Sept. 22, 2020, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to honor the 24 Canadian and U.S. Airmen lost in one of the deadliest aircraft accidents in U.S.

  • F-35A fleet doubles at Eielson

    The F-35A Lightning II fleet has officially doubled at Eielson with the arrival of three new F-35As June 25, 2020.

  • Bombers project power from Last Frontier, once again

    He who holds Alaska holds the world. U.S. Army General Billy Mitchell first uttered those words in his 1935 testimony to Congress. Considered by many to be one the founding fathers of the U.S. Air Force, the World War I pilot declared what military aviators in the far north now know to be

  • Eielson Airmen take action against COVID-19

    A 354th Security Forces Squadron Airman scans a common access card on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 20, 2020. Installation personnel and visitors must present their I.D. to defenders at the main gate for verification. The change is one of many precautionary measures implemented base-wide to