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March 2, 2023

Arctic Spark Innovation Lab Takes Steps in Upgrading Cold Weather Gear

History shows innovation and creative solutions win wars, save time, lives and money. The Arctic Spark Innovation Lab is currently working on several innovative projects, one of which is finding solutions to upgrade the Air Force’s seven-layer arctic gear.

March 2, 2023

'3 Geronimo' paratroopers conduct CALFEX

U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 11th Airborne Division, “Arctic Angels,” conduct a combined arms live-fire exercise at the infantry squad battle course on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 22, 2023.

March 2, 2023

Atop the world: Point Barrow LRRS keep watch over North America

As the sun dipped beneath the horizon on Nov. 18, residents of Utgiagvik, Alaska, embraced 24-hours of darkness that consumed the village for a bone-chilling 65 straight days.

March 2, 2023

Behind the scenes of the Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 and the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles on the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing, how it is constructed, and how Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 is conducted. Members of the 673d Air Base Wing and 3rd Wing joined together to plan and conduct Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 as the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing at Andersen Air Force Base and the Northern Mariana Islands, March 1-10.

March 1, 2023

Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 kicks off in Guam, Tinian

The 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, kicked off Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 in Guam and Tinian March 1.

Feb. 28, 2023

Team JBER Annual Award Winners

Congratulations to all the Team JBER Annual Award Winners announced on Feb 24.

Feb. 28, 2023

Security Forces Defender named Alaska Airman of the Year 2022

The 46th Annual Salute to the Military hosted by the Armed Services of YMCA of Alaska honors 12 enlisted service members representing each active-duty branch, the Guard and Reserves, including two civilians, to honor members and promote community awareness of military performance and service.

Feb. 24, 2023

3rd AEW Airmen depart for Agile Reaper 23-1

Airmen assigned to the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing depart Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 24, 2023. The Airmen are traveling Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands for exercise Agile Reaper 23-1. AR 23-1 is the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing’s effort to exercise Agile Combat Employment and allows personnel to rehearse capabilities to provide air dominance, global mobility, and command/control for the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command commander.

Feb. 23, 2023

Culture First, People Always

Editor's note: This commentary focuses on establishing the right culture through the power of psychology, emotional intelligence, and team identity, as well as how organizational values guide and empower teams to achieve greater mission success.

Feb. 10, 2023

3rd ASOS Arctic Warfighters participate in Operation Agipen 2

Enduring and operating in arctic environments like Alaska is critical in maintaining unrivaled Arctic Warfighters– such as the tactical air control party specialists assigned to Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron at JBER.

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