INFORMATION

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

Air Guard commander promotes to general officer, pinned with stars

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Visual Steps Honoring Fallen EOD

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A stronger bite for a future fight

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Happy tears after 20 years

Story by A1C Christina Bennett on 09/06/2019 Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I've

Director, Air National Guard visits 176th Wing Airmen

Story by David Bedard on 08/29/2019 Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, director, Air National Guard, visited with 176th Wing Guardsmen at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Aug.
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