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  • 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

  • 168th Wing Honors Airman during Alaska Native Heritage Month

    The 168th Wing salutes Airman 1st Class Asa Bergamaschi. November is American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. It is a time we can celebrate diverse cultures and heritage. Bergamaschi serves as a jet engine mechanic on the KC-135 Stratotanker in the 168th Maintenance Squadron at Eielson Air

  • 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