• Airman led to serve as Chaplain- Answers her Calling

    The 168th Wing gained a new Chaplain, 2nd lt. Jennifer Pottinger. Before serving at Eielson Air Force Base, Pottinger was stationed at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., serving since 2008 as an Aerial Porter. Pottinger earned her master’s degree at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif. In 2016 Pottinger decided to become a Chaplain after
  • The Maintenance Effectiveness Award goes to the 168th Maintenance Group

    The 168th Maintenance Group won the Maintenance Effectiveness Award for 2020 in the Small Aircraft Maintenance Unit Category, recognizing it as one of the Air Force’s top maintenance units.
  • The 168th refuels with Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen

    The 168th Wing refuels in several ways when it comes to responding to emergencies. A Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer was delivered to the KC-135 Stratotanker flying unit, and the 168th Force Support Squadron, Services Sustainment Flight, are training and preparing on it in the event of an emergency disaster in the Arctic and Pacific regions.    One unique piece of the Force Support Squadron’s mission is to keep people fed and refueled for the mission. The Airmen of the 168th Services are refueling with meals to sustain their fellow Guard members, agency partners, and community in times of need during emergency relief situations. The Airmen of the 168th Wing Services recently refueled their fellow Guard members during a lunch as part of their training to become familiar with their domestic operations DMRKT asset to the mission. 
  • Clear Air Force Station renamed as Clear Space Force Station

    Clear Air Force Station, a remote military installation outside of Fairbanks, Alaska, was officially renamed from Clear Air Force Station to Clear Space Force Station during a ceremony on June 15, 2021.
  • Alaska Air National Guardsman excels in marksmanship

    Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Matthew Larson, a security forces member with the 268th Security Forces Squadron, Clear Air Force Station, was awarded first place in a part of the annual marksmanship competition known as the Adjutant General Match, or TAG Match, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson's shooting range last month.
  • Aiming high from the foundation up

    Building from the ground up brings a new meaning to aiming high and is what you will find Structural Airmen accomplishing out in the wild blue yonder. Structural is an integral part of Air Force operations constructing, repairing, and building from the foundation.Airman 1st Class Evan Offie is a structural journeyman in the 168th Wing Civil
  • 168th Wing connects with Civil Air Patrol

     During the 168th Wing April unit training assembly, local Civil Air Patrol Cadets from Fairbanks, Eielson, Delta, and Tok, had the chance to see the mission and hear from Airmen firsthand.
  • Beginnings of a Public Health Airman's career during different times

    A year ago, the world began altering work centers and conducting business a little differently as we all learned together the protective health measures in response to COVID-19. The operations changed for many, including joining the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard. Airman 1st Class Lyndzie Carter of the 168th Medical Group, 168th Wing, joined as a public health technician, May of 2020 and went to basic training in the middle of COVID-19.
  • Alaska Air National Guard 168th Wing dedicates KC-135 flagship in honor of Fairbanks community

    The Alaska Air National Guard's 168th Wing honors Fairbanks, Alaska, the city it calls home, with the dedication of the wing's flagship aircraft, Dec. 18, 2020.    "We have strong ties with our local communities and Fairbanks is where many of our Airmen live, work and raise their children," said Col. Richard Adams, commander of the 168th Wing. "We want to thank our community for their support of our hometown Airmen by proudly flying our KC-135 flagship."
  • 168th Wing keeps the Holiday spirit alive in 2020

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Children's smiles and loud Santa "thank-you's" were seen and heard through the car windows as families drove through a winter wonderland display at the 168th Wing. Volunteers from different squadrons built holiday scenes for the children to celebrate as a part of a wing competition, December 12, 2020. The wing holiday celebration was held a little differently this year with masks and social distancing and still brought joy despite COVID-19.