• JBER Airman dies following workplace incident

    A U.S. Air Force staff sergeant assigned to the 3rd Wing has died after sustaining an injury while performing his assigned duties at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 15, 2024. The Airman was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident, which occurred at approximately noon. The name of

  • JBER F-22 Raptors arrive at Ted Stevens for Polar Force exercise

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – F-22 Raptors assigned to JBER’s 3rd Wing are at Ted Stevens International Airport in support of the biannual Polar Force mission readiness exercise which concludes April 8. People who live or work near Ted Stevens can expect increased air traffic and a

  • JBER begins Polar Force exercise March 28

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – March 28 signals the beginning of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s biannual Polar Force mission readiness exercise.People who live and work on or near the installation can expect increased air traffic during normal operating hours and on the weekend

  • 3rd Wing to welcome new commander

    Col. Travolis A. Simmons will take command of the 3rd Wing during a change of command ceremony here, Friday, July 17, 2020. Col. Simmons’ previous assignment was vice commander of the 57th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. He replaces Col. Robert D. Davis, who departs to become the Vice