WILD FRONTIERS: AGGRESSORS IN ALASKA

SQUADRON SHOWCASE // 18TH AGGRESSOR SQUADRON

Eielson AFB, Alaska, is central to power projection in the region. It might seem an unusual home for a crack aggressor squadron, but it’s actually the perfect location.

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A sight sure to strike fear into any regular squadron pilot — a formation of aggressor ‘Vipers’ pushing into the fight. Frank Crébas

THE LAST FRONTIER: a place where wilderness still reigns supreme, a place where extreme weather and subsistence living is not just a pastime but a cherished way of life. It’s where aviation is weaved into the tapestry of life in a unique way; simply put, without the Alaskan ‘bush pilots’ there’d be no way in or out of many remote villages.

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