• JBER sharpens readiness through exercise Polar Force

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The 673d Air Base Wing conducted Polar Force, a quarterly exercise designed to test mission readiness and hone Airmen’s skills and techniques in a simulated expeditionary environment, on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Nov. 6 through 8, 2023.

  • JBER Modernizes Military Education with ACE Focus

    The Elmendorf Professional Military Education Center at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is modernizing its instruction with a focus on agile combat employment to generate Airmen capable of leading within the Indo-Pacific region and other contested environments.The PME Center’s instructors

  • 3rd OSS tests landing zone capabilities at home, abroad

    In early March, the 3rd Operations Support Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson sent personnel to participate in Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 under the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing to test their capabilities in an environment unlike home-station. And for the first time ever in Alaska, on March

  • 24 SOW D-Cell, pioneers of the ACE concept, hone arctic skills in Alaska

    Agile Combat Employment is one of the most talked-about concepts in the Air Force. The ability to rapidly deploy and establish forward operating locations, manned by multi-capable Airmen, is the way the Air Force is crafting the future of warfare. The Airmen of the 24th Special Operations Wing,

  • Firebirds training in southwestern US highlights C-17 capabilities

    On the morning of Jan. 8, 2021, 13 U.S. Airmen, all assigned to the 517th Airlift Squadron, boarded a C-17A Globemaster III aircraft and flew from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to March Air Reserve Base, California. Their mission: to train and prepare for global operations in a deployed

  • JBER is always Ready

    JBER is always ready! This week, Arctic Warriors assigned to JBER executed missions across the full spectrum of agile combat support during the first part of Exercise Polar Force 20-1. JBER is a weapon system, and the Arctic Warriors who put flesh on this weapon system proved they were able to