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Nov. 17, 2022

High-altitude, high-achievement leadership

"The rope team leader is the one who sees the obstacles first, and he also sets the pace. He needs to be very aware of what other people on the rope team are walking over or around, and adjust the pace of movement. If he goes too fast and someone’s going around an obstacle, it can become a point of contention pretty quickly. That’s when rope teams can kind of fall apart. Other people have to be aware too, but the primary responsibility is on the rope team leader.”

Nov. 17, 2022

JBER unit first to reach mission-defense milestone

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson's 673d Air Base Wing Mission Defense Team is the first in the Air Force to reach initial operational capability on a fifth-generation platform. The MDT, one of 19 Prime Cyber MDTs in the Air Force, is dedicated to protecting the F-22 Raptor enterprise, JBER's critical infrastructure, and conducting mission analysis on crucial cyber terrain.

Nov. 4, 2022

3rd Wing commander hosts all call; outlines mission

U.S. Air Force Col. Kevin Jamieson, the 3rd Wing commander, hosted his second commander’s call at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Nov. 1.

Nov. 4, 2022

JBER F-22s project air dominance in two theaters

As of November 4, 2022, F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s 3d Wing are supporting missions in both Europe and the Indo-Pacific.

Nov. 3, 2022

Narrative bullet writing seminar attracts eager SNCOs

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1473 hosted its initial narrative bullet writing professional development seminar Oct. 25.

Nov. 2, 2022

673d ABW unveils new mission, vision, and priorities

The 673d Air Base Wing command team released their mission, vision, and priorities today, highlighting the wing’s commitment to support and enable the activities of the installation, its joint units, and its role in homeland defense and national security.

Nov. 1, 2022

Alaskan Command readies deployable comms in joint mobility exercise

Alaskan Command successfully conducted a mobility exercise (MOBEX) to test the command’s capability to deploy, set up, and operate communications equipment any place, any time Oct. 27, 2022.

Oct. 26, 2022

Lt. Gen. David Nahom participates in 2022 AFN convention

The AFN Convention is the principal forum for the Alaska Native community in addressing critical issues of public policy and government.

Oct. 20, 2022

3rd OSS Air Traffic Controllers watch over the sky

The controllers from the 3rd Operations Support Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson face unique challenges. They are in charge of managing a complex airspace with many adjacent facilities and the only base in the Pacific Air Force with intersecting runways.

Oct. 19, 2022

RED FLAG-Alaska 23-1 coordinator emphasizes interoperability with international partners

Planning for the current iteration of RED FLAG-Alaska 23-1, the Pacific Air Force’s premiere exercise, began eight months ago, including international partners such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Royal New Zealand Air Force and the Royal Air Force.

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