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United States Air Force
2631 Wabash Avenue
Eielson AFB, AK 99702-1720
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The 354th Fighter Wing is the host unit at Eielson Air Force Base and is assigned to 11th Air Force, headquartered at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson near Anchorage, Alaska. Eleventh Air Force falls under Pacific Air Forces, which is headquartered at Joint Base Pearl Harbor - Hickam, Hawaii. The mission of the 354th Fighter Wing is to prepare U.S. and partner forces for 21st century combat, as well as project and integrate airpower in support of worldwide operations. The wing operates and maintains PACAF's largest air-to-ground bombing range complex and conducts PACAF's premier large force exercise, Red Flag - Alaska. Eielson supports the operations of the 168th Air Refueling Group, Alaska Air National Guard, which operates KC-135 aircraft in support of PACAF operations. The wing hosts the USAF Arctic Survival School (AETC), the Alaska ANG Search and Recovery Det 1, which operates HH-60 helicopters, and Det 460 of the AF Technical Applications Center. Eielson supports the 13th Space Warning Squadron at Clear Air Force Station.
PLEASE NOTE: FERRY SERVICES ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE! Matanuska Ferry sailings (roundtrip Bellingham – Juneau – Haines) are canceled through 27 April. Members PCSing into and out of EIELSON AFB during this time must fly or drive through Canada.
Eielson AFB is located in the region referred to as 'Interior Alaska', where temperatures can range from 95 degrees in the summer to -60 degrees in extreme winter conditions.
If you are driving to Eielson in the winter, your vehicle should be winterized prior to leaving your current location. You should also carry an emergency kit in each vehicle. The minimum requirements for vehicle winterization include a quality engine block heater, anti-freeze mixed to provide protection to -60 degrees, and up to 5W30 (standard) or 10W30 (synthetic) motor oil. Ensure all belts and hoses are in good condition and consider carrying spares if you are driving to Alaska. When you arrive, it is imperative you have your vehicle completely winterized. Costs for winterization vary with the vehicle and services are available at the Car Care Center on base or at any garage off base.
A winter vehicle emergency kit should include, at a minimum: blankets, high energy source food (candy), water, flares, a candle, matches, signaling device (fluorescent orange), first aid kit and winter clothing (gloves, hat, coat, boots) for all passengers.
Drive with caution and watch for icy roads and animals. Caribou, moose and bear are often seen on the roadside or even on the road. These animals often dart across the highway as you approach them.
If you or any member of your party traveling into Canada via automobile has had a DUI/DWI, that individual may not be allowed /admitted into Canada.
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