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March 16, 2023

JBER religious affairs team supports Agile Reaper 23-1

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – In a first for Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, a religious support team forward-deployed from Alaska recently to provide spiritual support during Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1.

March 14, 2023

Agile Reaper 23-1 wraps up a successful ACE Exercise in Guam and Tinian

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1, an Agile Combat Employment exercise that took place on Guam and Tinian, came to a close with a constructive and positive conclusion mid-March, 2023.

March 7, 2023

One joint base, two Air Force wings, 240 Airmen: how relationships helped form an AEW to validate ACE in the Pacific

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – In December 2021, the Air Force Chief of Staff signed Agile Combat Employment doctrine, laying the groundwork for service members to put into action. The intent was to proactively codify how Airmen must increase survivability while generating combat power in an austere, highly contested, and degraded environment.

March 7, 2023

3rd AEW tests refueling methods during AR 23-1

TINIAN, Northern Mariana Islands – Resources are key to executing combat airpower, anytime, anywhere, and without fuel, planes don’t fly.

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.

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.

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.

June 22, 2022

The Flying Vikings participate in RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2

Red Flag-Alaska is a Pacific Air Forces sponsored exercise that provides realistic simulated combat training. Three C-130 Hercules and more than 100 reservists from the 934th Airlift Wing, the Flying Vikings, from Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station flew to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to participate in this year's second iteration of Red Flag Alaska.

June 17, 2022

U.S. Air Force, Army conduct joint airborne operations in support of RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2

2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 11th Airborne Division Paratroopers, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron tactical air control party Airmen, and Special Tactics Operators, conduct airborne operations with support from the 36th, 96th, and 517th Airlift Squadrons as part of RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2.

May 12, 2022

517th Airlift Squadron participates in RF-A 22-1

RF-A is designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment

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