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April 29, 2019

Eielson Airmen prepare the F-35 for Arctic operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Eielson Air Force Base website — With weather dropping below negative 50 degrees Fahrenheit and days filled with darkness, living in Alaska during the winter months can be anything but easy. The same can be said about trying to survive in that unforgiving environment after ejecting from an aircraft.

July 12, 2018

Fit to fight, fitted for flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — The overall mission of the U.S. Air Force is to Fly, Fight and Win. In order to carry out that mission, every plane and pilot must be equipped and ready for any situation. Aircrew Flight Equipment is one of the many units that ensure the safety and success of Air Force flying missions.