EIELSON AFB NEWS

Red Flag Alaska brings MQ-9

SYRACUSE, N.Y. 50 members of the New York Air National Guard's 174th Attack Wing made their first deployment to Alaska to participate in the Air Force Red Flag 19-2 Training Exercise at the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex from June 6-21. This year marked the first time the MQ-9 remotely
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Local Airman participates in military exchange program

Story by A1C Shannon Chace on 08/03/2019 When Cody Albert graduated from North Pole High School he didn't plan on joining the military. He started classes at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and realized he wasn't quite ready to attend college. He began looking at other options. "My parents were
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1 ASOG hosts TACP Lightning Challenge

Story by SSgt Zade Vadnais on 07/30/2019 The 1st Air Support Operations Group kicked off the 2019 Lightning Challenge at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, July 29. Twenty two-man teams of Tactical Air Control Party Airmen assigned to Air Combat Command, Pacific Air Forces, U.S. Air Forces Europe, and the Washingto
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Eielson hosts Arctic Lightning Airshow, first in over a decade

Story by SrA Eric Fisher on 07/18/2019 Eielson hosted the 2019 Arctic Lightning Airshow July 13, 2019, the first airshow to be hosted here in more than 10 years. More than 12,000 attendees had a unique opportunity to see both of the U.S. Air Force's 5th generation aircraft, with demonstratio
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MD5 Boot Camp ideas come to life

Story by SrA Crystal Jenkins on 07/09/2019 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska In February 2019, 40 innovators - comprised of service members and civilian employees from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and Eielson Air Force Base attended an "MD5 Boot Camp." The outcome of this workshop focused on the commander's local priority of
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Guardians of the Last Frontier select new command chief

Story by SMSgt Paul Mann on 07/08/2019 EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska Chief Master Sgt. Teresa Renson was selected as the next command chief for the 168th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard. Renson has been a member of the wing for 26 years, joining the unit in 1993 as a
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