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NEWS | April 27, 2023

Arctic Gold 23-2 refines 354th FW ACE operations

By Airman 1st Class Ricardo Sandoval 354th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AFNS) --
The 354th Fighter Wing conducted Arctic Gold 23-2, an exercise designed to practice the wing’s ability to sustain F-35 Lightning II operations from multiple, simulated, deployed locations, April 17-23.

“The goal of this exercise was to showcase the wing’s ability to employ and sustain F-35 operations across multiple locations using the Agile Combat Employment concept,” said Todd Parks, 354th Fighter Wing exercise program director. “This exercise allowed us to train power projection from our strategic arctic location to effectively deploy combat-ready fifth-generation airpower.”

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