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Nov. 29, 2021

53rd Wing WSEP enhances air superiority and tests multi-platform interoperability

The 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida recently hosted the Weapons System Evaluation Program-East November 8-19, 2021. WSEP is a formal evaluation of a squadron's ability to conduct air-to-air live fire missions. It affords aircrew the opportunity to launch live missiles at threat representative, maneuvering targets while providing maintainers with experience loading live-munitions onto their aircraft.

Nov. 19, 2021

Airmen interested in learning aviation fundamentals, becoming a rated officer can apply for Rated Prep Program until Dec. 2

Active duty Air Force officers and enlisted personnel interested in becoming rated officers have until Dec. 02, 2021 to apply for the Spring 2022 Air Force Rated Preparatory Program (RPP), scheduled for March 20-25, 2022, and March 27-April 01, 2022 in Denton, Texas. Program participants will receive self-paced ground training, approximately eight flight hours in a Civil Air Patrol Cessna 182 Skylane, and additional training in FAA-certified simulators—helping them become more competitive for rated selection boards.

Nov. 8, 2021

ROKN Cruise Training Task Group visits Alaska

Two Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) ships visited the Port of Alaska as part of a training exercise Nov. 4-6. The ROKN Cruise Training Task Group’s two vessels, a destroyer and a combat support ship, visited Alaska during a 67-day voyage, which marked the first ever trip for ROKN vessels to the state.

Nov. 8, 2021

212th Rescue Squadron teams up with Army National Guard for pararescue training

The 212th Rescue Squadron conducted pararescue training with support from units within the Alaska Air National Guard and Army National Guard. The training consisted of practicing rescue and recovery operations, utilizing two different aircraft and four parachute systems, along with 25 jumpers and 65 total parachutes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Patrick Sullivan)

Oct. 29, 2021

Innovative Agile Combat Employment training brings AMUs together at JBER

Two F-35A Lightning II aircraft taxied down the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson pavement and pulled up alongside F-22 Raptors outside the 525th Fighter Squadron’s kennels Oct. 26. A crowd of Airmen waited near heaters outside as the airplanes and crew chiefs performed their ritual dance of flap and arm movements.

Oct. 28, 2021

Spartan paratroopers and Indian Army troops share mountaineering techniques during Yudh Abhyas 21

Yudh Abhyas 21 is a bilateral exercise developed to continue to solidify our enduring partnerships, while equipping both the Indian Army and the U.S. Army to successfully meet today's global and regional challenges.

Oct. 28, 2021

U.S. and Indian Army troops conduct live-fire weapons training during Yudh Abhyas 21

U.S. Army paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, “Spartan Brigade,” and Indian Army troops from 7th Battalion, The Madras Regiment, “Shandaar Saath,” familiarize each other with their respective weapons systems during exercise Yudh Abhyas 21 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 19, 2021. Yudh Abhyas is a bilateral training exercise aimed at improving the combined interoperability of the Indian Army and US Army Alaska to increase partner capacity for conventional, complex and future contingencies throughout the Indo-Pacific region.

Oct. 25, 2021

Mobility Airmen exercise ACE capabilities during Nodal Lightning

The 732nd Air Mobility Squadron kicked off its third iteration of the exercise Nodal Lightning at Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska, 18 to 20 October.

Oct. 25, 2021

3rd Wing hosts immersion for spouses

Twenty-six key spouses participated in a 3rd Wing immersion Aug. 31 and Oct. 14.The 3rd Wing’s mission is to provide air dominance, global mobility, and command-and-control for combatant commanders; one of its key lines of effort is to lead, develop, and care for Airmen and their families. Thus spouses are crucial to the 3rd Wing’s mission, but

Oct. 21, 2021

3rd Wing Spotlight — Airman excels in air traffic control

It doesn’t take rank to make a difference. A 3rd Operations Support Squadron Airman is making an impact while contributing to the mission.

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