2017 Eielson Open HouseAugust 5, 2017, 10 am to 4 pm at Eielson Air Force Base
Eielson’s 2017 Open House is set to occur on August 5, 2017, from 10:00 a.m.* to 4:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Eielson’s Hersey Gate (main gate) will open to the public at 9:45 a.m.
We invite you to join us as we educate our community on Red-Flag-Alaska, celebrate the Air Force’s 70th Birthday, and interact with the men and women who make our mission possible!
Opening remarks by Col. David Mineau, 354th Fighter Wing commander, followed by the National Anthem and a fly-over will officially commence the event at 11:00 a.m.
There will be numerous static displays from multiple Department of Defense services, the Civil Air Patrol, and more that include aircraft (fixed and rotary), tactical vehicles, military weapons, and many others.
There will be plenty of food and lots of live music which includes performances by the 9th Army Band.
We’ll be providing updates regularly, so please remember to check back in as we near closer and closer to August 5, 2017!
*Special guests to include select community leaders, media and those with special needs will be provided access beginning at 9:00 a.m. Please contact public affairs for additional information; 907-377-2116.