Galena Base


A US military base located in Galena, approximately 440km west of Fairbanks in Alaska, USA. Established during the Cold War era as a base to guard against bombers from the Soviet Union.

The base responsible for recovering Naked Snake after he completed Operation Snake Eater in 1964.

At the outbreak of the Shadow Moses Island Incident in 2005, US Air Force fighter planes flew sorties from this base as a diversionary tactic.