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Getting Here

Getting Here There are three ways to get to Eielson Air Force Base: Drive your vehicle up the Alaska Highway, ride the Alaska Marine Highway


When You Arrive When You Arrive Upon arrival at Eielson, you will need to proceed to the Military Personnel Section (MPS) during duty hours to


Furnishings Housing management may provide loaner furniture until your household goods arrive. Call 907-377-2244 for more information. The Airman & Family Readiness Center will loa

Our Community

The commissary has a complete selection of fresh meat and poultry, a full-service delicatessen and bakery, and dairy, produce and frozen-food sections. The commissary i

Education & Youth Programs

Schools Students living on Eielson or in the Moose Creek and Salcha communities can attend on-base schools. Kindergartners through second-grade students attend Anderson Elementary School,

Your Health

Your Health The medical clinic operates three primary care management teams staffed by board-certified family practice physicians, flight surgeons and physician assistants. Additional clinics include


Birch Lake For outdoor enjoyment, military members and their families can take advantage of the Birch Lake Recreation Area, 35 miles south of Eielson along

Eielson-In The Beginning

Eielson-In The Beginning In 1943, surveyors first staked out the land that eventually became Eielson Air Force Base. These were the war years — Japanese

Carl Ben Eielson

Carl Ben Eielson What is routine for Air Force flying crews today was an almost unbelievable ordeal for one young man from Alaska. Carl Be

Our Heritage

354th Fighter Wing Since its inception in 1942, the wing has seen action in nearly every major conflict the United States has been involved with.

The Iceman Team

354th Operations Support Squadron The 354th Operations Support Squadron “Huskies” provides diverse capabilities in support of the 354th FW, 168th Air Refueling Wing and associate

Weather Watch

Summer Summers at Eielson are splendid. The long hours of sunlight and warm weather make outdoor activities an absolute joy for residents. Temperatures average i

The Great Land

Alaska Then “Alaska” came from an Aleut word for “great land” though some believe the Aleut word meant “mainland” to those residing on the Alaska

Interior Alaska

Fairbanks “The Golden Heart City” Fairbanks is the largest city in Alaska’s Interior and one of the three largest cities in the state.


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

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 Alaska

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 missio

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

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

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
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