Alaska Air Guard Airmen return home from Southwest Asia deployment

Story by SMSgt Paul Mann on 03/07/2018 After spending anywhere from 60 to 120 days in Southwest Asia, these KC-135R Stratotanker crews and maintainers were happy to see familiar faces and places as they exited the aircraft here on Eielson. The Airmen of the 168th Wing returned home after deploying
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Airmen, Soldiers keep airplanes flying despite arctic climates

Story by TSgt Liliana Moreno on 02/12/2018 Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing trained alongside Soldiers from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, during the Rapid Alaskan Airlift Week exercise at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 19 through 26. The week-long exercise is designed to optimize exercise opportunities in a cold
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507th ARW supports Exercise Sentry Aloha

Story by TSgt Samantha Mathison on 01/30/2018 TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. 507th Air Refueling Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen here flew 10 aerial refueling missions in a KC-135R Stratotanker Jan. 10-24, in support of Exercise Sentry Aloha, hosted by the Hawaii Air National Guard's 154th Wing located at Joint Base
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Eielson enhances warfighting readiness, capabilities to confront regional threats

Story by TSgt Steven Doty on 01/26/2018 In late April, 2017, U.S. Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., the commander of U.S. Pacific Command, urged to the House Armed Services Committee that the most viable threats to the security of the United States and its allies exist within the Indo-Asia-Pacific
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Dirt Boyz' assist in F-35A testing

Story by Amn Isaac Johnson on 12/29/2017 The "Dirt Boyz" of the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron are always on the go; during the summer, they help maintain infrastructure around the base and in the winter they ensure Eielson's airfield is free of snow and ice. They have an extra jo
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354th Civil Engineer Squadron brings the heat

Story by A1C Eric Fisher on 12/29/2017 Alaska's notoriously cold winters can be hazardous to people, vehicles, and even buildings if the heat goes out for long enough. Luckily, the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron's heating, ventilation, and air conditioning shop works tirelessly all year to ensure buildings have heat whe
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AF selects Dannelly Field as F-35 base location

Story by SSgt Jared Rand on 12/28/2017 The Air Force has selected Truax Field Air National Guard Base, Wisconsin and Dannelly Field, Alabama as the preferred locations for the next two Air National Guard F-35A bases. "Selecting Truax Field and Dannelly Field will increase Air National Guard F-35A units providing
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