Eielson Air Force Base

Eielson AFB, Alaska

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Eielson Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 26 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska and just southeast of Moose Creek, Alaska. It was established in 1943 as Mile 26 Satellite Field and taken off deployment in 2007. It has been a Superfund site since 1989. ts host unit is the 354th Fighter Wing (354 FW) assigned to the Eleventh Air Force of the Pacific Air Forces. The 354 FW's primary mission is to support Red Flag √ź Alaska, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander√źdirected field training exercises for U.S. Forces, joint offensive counter-air, interdiction, close-air support, and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. Eielson AFB was named in honor of polar pilot Carl Ben Eielson. The 354 FW has been[when?] commanded by Brigadier General Mark D. Kelly.

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* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
Crawford Elementary
3 - 6 Public
Anderson Elementary
PK - 3 Public
Ben Eielson Jr/sr High School
7 - 12 Public
Two Rivers School
PK - 9 Public
North Pole Christian School
PK - 11 Private
North Pole Middle School
6 - 8 Public
North Pole Elementary
PK - 6 Public
Star Of The North Secondary School
7 - 12 Public
North Pole High School
9 - 12 Public

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Cities Near Eielson Air Force Base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Badger 15.6 miles 21,175 $204,900 $1,401
North Pole 12.7 miles 2,153 $210,500 $1,160
Steele Creek 23.7 miles 6,180 $251,500 $1,405
Salcha 11.9 miles 957 $190,200 $1,140
Moose Creek 5.6 miles 728 $162,500 $866
Pleasant Valley 17.7 miles 280 $68,900 $0
Two Rivers 17.6 miles 441 $172,200 $0
Harding-Birch Lakes 27.5 miles 155 $155,900 $0

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