• 3rd Wing focuses on PACAF’s strategic goals

    U.S. Air Force Col. Kevin Jamieson, commander of the 3rd Wing, recently held an all-call revisiting the wing’s mission, vision, priorities, and highlighting what to expect in the coming years.With a focus on air dominance, global mobility, and command and control, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s

  • 55th Operations Group establishes new detachment in Alaska

    In an effort to respond more quickly to long standing and ever-increasing combatant command and national intelligence requirements in the Indo-Pacific region, the 55th Operations Group Detachment 1 was recently established at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.The new detachment will initially serve as

  • Air Force announces winners of this year’s DAF art contest

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced the winners of this year’s Air Force Art Contest. More than 2,240 pieces of art submitted from over 1,600 participants of all ages who used a variety of media. After the month-long contest closed March 31, a team of judges evaluated each entrant’s

  • DAF Gaming delivers Gaming Expo, Esports Championship at FORCECON 2022

    Air Force Services Center and the Department of the Air Force Gaming achieved two major firsts Memorial Day weekend in San Antonio – the first Department of Defense Armed Forces Esports Championship and the inaugural Air Force Gaming Minor League Championships. The gaming league was center stage at

  • Innovative Agile Combat Employment training brings AMUs together at JBER

    Two F-35A Lightning II aircraft taxied down the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson pavement and pulled up alongside F-22 Raptors outside the 525th Fighter Squadron’s kennels Oct. 26. A crowd of Airmen waited near heaters outside as the airplanes and crew chiefs performed their ritual dance of flap and

  • Soldiers team with Airmen, civil agencies for EOD exercise

    Soldiers and Airmen from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Explosive Ordnance Disposal units conducted an exercise March 22 through 25 in partnership with EOD personnel with the Anchorage Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation.“The overall scenario was an extremist group attempting to

  • Army announces release of Arctic Strategy

    Today the U.S. Army announced the release of its Arctic strategy, “Regaining Arctic Dominance.” This strategy lays out how the Army will generate, train, organize and equip our forces to partner with Arctic allies and secure our national interests and maintain regional stability. The release of this

  • Crash Recovery team moves F-4 Phantom display

    If you're a regular through the Government Hill gate into Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, you're probably at least vaguely aware of the F-4 Phantom that has stood vigil outside the fence for the last three decades.All of the static display aircraft need regular maintenance due to Alaska's