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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.

Oct. 17, 2022

Defense Health Agency leaders chart course for future success

On Sept. 15 the Defense Health Agency Alaska Market, which was formally established in late 2021, hosted its first-ever strategic planning conference in Anchorage.

Oct. 17, 2022

703rd AMXS introduces Master Technician Program to PACAF

The 703rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron held its first Master Technician Program induction ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Oct. 13. The master technician program introduces multi-functional technicians who are experts in their primary career field and have core capabilities in additional career fields.

Oct. 17, 2022

NATO E-3 AWACS reconnaissance plane lands at JBER during RF-A 23-1

A NATO E3A Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) assigned to NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany, lands after training during RED FLAG-Alaska 23-1 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 17, 2022.

Oct. 17, 2022

Keeping RF-A 23-1 Fueled

With over 40 aircraft flying during RED FLAG-ALASKA 23-1 and 1,000 personnel from 14 units all over the world, including NATO, Royal New Zealand Air Force and Royal Air Force, keeping gas tanks full takes a capable team.

Oct. 14, 2022

JBER breaks ground on $309 million runway extension

Military and state officials came together to break ground for the extension of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s north-south 16/34 runway during a ceremony Oct. 14.

Oct. 14, 2022

The faces of RED FLAG-Alaska

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Alanis Ortiz, a force management technician assigned to the 35th Force Support Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan, poses for a photo during RED FLAG-Alaska 23-1 at the 354th Operations Group, Detachment 1 building, on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 14, 2022. Ortiz is the acting Personnel Support of Contingency Operations (PERSCO) Airman during RF-A 23-1 and is responsible for overseeing the attendance and accountability of over 400 exercise participants. “I’ve checked in people from Dyess, Kadena, Tinker, Germany and the U.K.,” said Ortiz. “It’s an amazing opportunity to work with service members and Allies from across the world.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class J. Michael Peña)

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