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Tag: C-17 Globemaster III

Sept. 1, 2022

Arctic Angels fly over JBER

U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 11th Airborne Division "Arctic Angels" conduct airborne operations at Malemute Drop Zone supported by a U.S. Air Force C-17 GlobeMaster III, assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, August 24, 2022. The Soldiers stay proficient at their primary function of being a Joint Forcible Entry unit, able to respond and project power across the Pacific within 18 hours. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Patrick Sullivan)

Nov. 27, 2019

Travis AFB Airmen confront arctic weather

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Airmen hosted a five-day training for Airmen from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., at JBER, Alaska, Nov. 18-22, 2019.

July 31, 2018

703rd AMXS Crew Chiefs maintain more than aircraft

Currently, the U.S. Air Force fields more than 35 types of aircraft, with an equally exceptional number of dedicated and precision-based crew chiefs to maintain them.

May 9, 2018

ANG and active-duty celebrates anniversary of C-17 flip

Air National Guardsmen with the 176th Wing and 3rd Wing active-duty members celebrated the first anniversary of the change of assignment for eight C-17 Globemaster III aircraft based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

April 10, 2017

673d MDG exercise ERPSS

673d Medical Group Airmen practice transporting simulated patients into and out of a C-17 Globemaster III during the EnRoute Patient Staging System exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 3, 2017. The ERPSS provides patient reception and limited emergent intervention, and ensures patients are medically and administratively prepared for flight in a safe and timely aeromedical evacuation.

Oct. 26, 2016

JBER's Airborne Contribution

The command to “sound off for equipment check” resonates through the immense interior of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. The call of “One, OK!” finalizes the equipment check, then 170-pound Soldiers carrying 150 pounds of gear each shuffle like zombies toward the open door of the massive cargo aircraft cruising at 1,000 feet. The light changes to green and they stumble towards the door with a hand covering their reserve chute. Recalling their training, they take a giant leap into the unknown. That sensation is something familiar to many at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

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