• Medical Services Corps Officer Serves in Alaska Air Guard

    Serving in Alaska is a whole new journey for one Medical Services Corps officer. Maj. Elizabeth Mangini serves in the 168th Wing, 168th Medical Group, at Eielson Air Force Base. She started in the Army in the Medical Services Corps and has returned to the MSC career field in the Alaska Air National Guard.
  • A Veteran's career unimagined

    Master Sgt. Lisa Espinoza could not have imagined the situations, opportunities, places she would travel and people her career would bring to her life when she joined the Air Force twenty years ago. Espinoza currently serves in the Alaska Air National Guard, 168th Wing, and will soon retire.
  • New weapon systems arrive at the 168th Wing

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska — 168th Security Forces Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard, received two new weapon systems at the October drill. The unit took delivery of the M4A1 Carbine and M18 SIG Sauer Modular Handgun System. Security Forces defenders then cleaned and underwent familiarization of the new weapons prior to qualifying on
  • 168th Force Support Flight Redesignation strengthens operational readiness

    The Alaska Air National Guard's Eielson Air Force-based 168th Force Support Flight has been renamed the 168th Force Support Squadron. The squadron received official orders to re-designate as a squadron by order of the Governor, and the name change was made formal during a ceremony held at the 168th Wing.
  • Airman and Family Readiness on the mission to serve the 168th Wing

    Do you have a question you want to ask the 168th family readiness coordinator? Tiffany Ingraham is our new family readiness coordinator and is ready to meet everyone here at the Wing. She shared with us she likes asking questions and learning. "The best way to know what to do or where to go is to get involved," said Ingraham.
  • 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 Golden Heart City of Fairbanks Mayor visits the Alaska Air National Guard 168th Wing

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska — The Alaska Air National Guard's 168th Wing received a visit from the Fairbanks Mayor Jim Matherly as he thanked them for their service and saw the Fairbanks new tail flash on the Wing's KC-135 air refueling flagship aircraft for the first time. Matherly is born and raised in Fairbanks and wanted to stop in and thank the Airmen for their service as events occur around the world. 
  • 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.