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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.


Eielson Airmen build partnerships, reach out to Alaskan businesses

Story by Capt. Kay Nissen on 12/06/2018 EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Members of the 354th Fighter Wing joined their Army counterparts at a

Veteran Spotlight: Lynn Walker, Hill Air Force Base, Utah

Story by Todd Cromar on 12/06/2018 HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah Today's spotlight is U.S. Air Force veteran Lynn Walker. Walker grew up in southwester

Retiring from the Guard, a small village experience

Story by SrA Mae Frazier on 12/03/2018 Walking up the stairs in the headquarters building en route to the commander's office, you don't know exactly

Air Guardsman returns home to western Alaska for retirement celebration

Story by SFC Balinda O'Neal Dresel on 11/14/2018 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska In an isolated village nestled in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region of Alaska and

Misawa Airmen brave arctic weather, master RED FLAG-Alaska 19-1

Story by A1C Collette Brooks on 11/13/2018 A sea of green, tan, cameo and shades of gray flooded Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, for the

Wild Weasel maintainers learn joint, multilateral tactics at Red Flag-Alaska 19-1

Story by A1C Collette Brooks on 11/13/2018 Maintenance Airmen with the 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, Japan, are applying their maintenance skills and knowledge
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