• 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.
  • 48 years in uniform

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska — When Craig Thomas enlisted as an Aerial Port Squadron Technician in the U.S. Air Force in December 1971, he never imagined he would become a doctor, let alone that he would go on to serve for over 48 years.
  • 168th Wing unveils new tail flash on Stratotanker aircraft at Eielson AFB

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska – A KC-135 Stratotanker from the Alaska Air National Guard’s 168th Wing was unveiled Oct. 15, showcasing a new tail flash. The 168th Wing continues to have strong ties to local communities in interior Alaska as the “hometown Air Force.” In collaboration with Tanana Chiefs Conference, the 168th Wing established a commitment to honor interior communities on the wing’s aircraft. The first KC-135 honors the village of Minto, one of nine Alaska interior communities that will be represented on 168th Wing Stratotankers.
  • 168th Wing recruiters complete virtual enlistments despite COVID-19

    The social distancing requirements caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped Alaska Air National Guard recruiters from enlisting applicants.