Eielson Air Force Base Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Northern Edge exercise takes to Alaska skies, seasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    LEFT: An F-35 blasts off from the runway at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage on May 2. It's the debut of the aircraft in Alaska during the Northern Edge exercise. The state will receive two squadrons of the fifth-generation aircraft to be based at Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks, with the first to arrive in spring 2020.

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  2. Borough to award contract for F-35 studyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough plans to commission a consultant to write a plan to guide the community through the growing pains anticipated after the arrival of F-35 fighter jets and hundreds of new airmen at Eielson Air Force Base.

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  3. Thousands of military personnel converge on Alaska for 12-day Northern Edge exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... that Alaska residents may also see an increase in planes and jets taking off and landing at JBER and Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks. "But you're not going to see or hear much after that," Niemi said. "We're operating in areas either over land ...

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  4. Northern Edge military exercise takes to Alaskaa s sea, air and landRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | APRN

    ... fighter jets - F-16s on the Red Squad - were lurking out there somewhere after having launched from Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks. They'll be working along with their own support crews, and even a team of cyber operatives trying to hack the ...

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  5. Military banquet celebrates new beginnings in Interior AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... would stay was uncertain. It was the unpleasant return of the battle fought a decade before to keep Eielson Air Force Base open during a round of base closures in the early 2000s, but just as the community rallied then it rallied again. On Friday ...

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  6. Military banquet celebrates new beginningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... would stay was uncertain. It was the unpleasant return of the battle fought a decade before to keep Eielson Air Force Base open during a round of base closures in the early 2000s, but just as the community rallied then it rallied again. On Friday ...

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  7. Construction at area's Air Force installations to inject $1.5B into Interior economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... $1.5 billion into the area's economy. Work is just getting under way on a $22 million building at Eielson Air Force Base that will enable pilots of the new F-35 fighters that are coming here to train in a computer-simulated environment. "We just ...

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  8. Construction at areaa s Air Force installations to inject $1.5 billion into Interior economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | APRN

    Work is under way on new facilities at Eielson Air Force Base that'll accommodate the 54 F-35As that will be coming to Eielson beginning in 2020, along with the personnel who'll be flying and maintaining them, and their family members. Summer promises to be a busy construction season for the Interior due to a series of projects at the region's two Air Force installations.

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  9. Alaska should offer path to Real IdRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... construction is being done on military installations in and across Interior Alaska - Fort Wainwright, Eielson Air Force Base, Fort Greely, Clear Air Force Station and even farther south at Joint Base Elmendorf- Richardson. Alaskans should be the ...

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  10. Borough, Santa House consider land swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... the Santa Claus House wants to develop some property in North Pole in anticipation of growth at Eielson Air Force Base in the coming years. But the Santa Claus House's 4-acre parcel next to the park has access issues, Kassel said. The smaller parcel ...

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  11. A first: Air Force hires working dog for sexual assault victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... prevention and response K-9," according to an Air Force release introducing Tessa to the public. Eielson Air Force Base is hoping Tessa will comfort sexual assault victims, while a team of advocates is hoping she will encourage victims to report ...

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  12. Face of Defense: Airman Applies Lessons Inside, Outside ClassroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... National Guard's 168th Force Support Flight, administers fitness tests inside Baker Field House at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 2, 2017. Schreder, when not wearing Air Force camouflage, is a full-time elementary school teacher in Fairbanks, ...

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  13. What's Happening - April 20-27Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... performed by Ben Eielson Jr./Sr. High drama students, 7 p.m., Eielson High School, 675 Ravens Way, Eielson Air Force Base, written by Craig Sodaro. In the late 1600s, the Salem Witch Trials began. Follow a group of mean girls as they dig into the ...

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  14. Eielson play 'Salem's Daughter' ending its runRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The final night of Eielson High School's play, "Salem's Daughter," is Friday at the school at Eielson Air Force Base.

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  15. Face of Defense: Alaska-Based Airman Fights for FitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... services craftsman, administers physical fitness tests during monthly training at Baker Field House, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 2, 2017. As a unit fitness program manager, Williams ensures that airmen are current with their PT tests and ...

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  16. Air Force fighters scramble from Eielson to intercept Russian bombersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... said they were supported by an Alaska Air National Guard KC-135 tanker aircraft launched from Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks. The F-22s intercepted the Bears about 100 miles southwest of Kodiak, Wilsbach said. The propeller-driven bombers ...

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  17. Air Force fighters scramble from Anchorage to intercept Russian bombersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... said they were supported by an Alaska Air National Guard KC-135 tanker aircraft launched from Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks. The F-22s intercepted the Bears about 100 miles southwest of Kodiak, Wilsbach said. The propeller-driven bombers ...

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  18. The next step for Eielson: Approaching construction for F-35s at Air Force base welcome newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Thumbs up: There's been so much anticipation and hope since Eielson Air Force Base was on a list of possible basing sites for the new F-35 fighters back in 2014.

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  19. Construction for incoming F-35s to start soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The first construction starts this spring in what's expected to be half a billion dollars' worth of work to get Eielson Air Force Base ready for its new F-35 fighter jets.

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  20. Northern lights over Pennsylvania for Easter weekend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | PennLive.com

    Northern Lights as seen in EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska. Interest in the Aurora Borealis appears to have been generated by the resurrection by various Facebook users of a forecast for the northern lights to be visible in Pennsylvania from November 2015.

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