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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

In-processing

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

Housing

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

Recreation

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” www.explorefairbanks.com www.fairbankschamber.org Fairbanks is the largest city in Alaska’s Interior and one of the three largest cities in the state.

News

Service is a family affair for Alaskan Airman

Story by SMSgt Paul Mann on 02/10/2019 Before each regularly scheduled drill, or RSD, the commander or command chief of 168th Wing, Alaska Air National

Eielson Airman dies: cause of death under investigation

Story by MSgt Steven Doty on 02/05/2019 An Airman assigned to Eielson Air Force Base was pronounced deceased in the parking lot of a restaurant

Air Force award program helps Airman fulfill her dreams

Story by A1C Eric Fisher on 02/05/2019 Since 1956 the U.S. Air Force food services staff have been recognized through the John L. Hennessy Award

168th Medical Group completes infant and adult CPR certification

Story by SrA Mae Frazier on 01/29/2019 The course was instructed by Master Sgt. Charles Hamby, a bio-environmental technician assigned to the 168th Medical Group,

Fighting enamel cruelty

Story by A1C Eric Fisher on 01/24/2019 Poor dental hygiene can leave lasting effects upon anyone, even a small tooth ache can gnaw away at

Alaska National Guard change of command recognizes new adjutant general

Story by Lt. Col. Candis Olmstead on 01/03/2019 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska The Alaska National Guard's commander-in-chief, Governor Mike Dunleavy, recognized his newly appointed adjutant
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