Funeral Homes in Eielson AFB, AK

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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Eielson AFB.

Suburbs: Fairbanks.

Zip codes in the city: 99702.

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Nearby Funeral Homes for Eielson AFB

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Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home
415 Illinois St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
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Fairbanks Funeral Home
3704 Erickson Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99709
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Northern Lights Memorial Park
2318 Yankovich Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709

Facts about the city

Eielson Air Force Base (AFB) (IATA: EIL, ICAO: PAEI, FAA LID: EIL) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 26 miles (42 km) 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.Its 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 – Alaska, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander–directed 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 commanded by Brigadier General Mark D. Kelly.

Eielson AFB Obituaries

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History

As of the United States 2000 Census census, the population of the base is 5,400. It is part of the "Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area". Eielson Air Force Base is located in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska North Star Borough, Alaska. The base is named for polar pilot Carl Ben Eielson. .

The official website for the city of Eielson AFB is http://www.eielson.af.mil/.

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