• Wings of legacy: A leader's journey in the spirit of the Tuskegee Airmen

    “The soul of America is what makes us unique among all nations,” stated the White House Proclamation on National Black History Month, 2024, issued on Jan. 31. “We are the only country in the world founded on an idea …. the idea that we are all created equal and deserve to be treated with equal

  • ASYMCA honors Air Force staff sergeant at annual event

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Simpson was recognized at the Armed Services YMCA of Alaska's 47th Annual Salute to the Military event for his exceptional service, leadership, and commitment to community initiatives.

  • 3rd Wing kicks off 2024 with Safety Day

    In an effort to enhance safety measures and prevent mishaps, the 3rd Wing held its annual Safety Day, emphasizing the importance of everyday safety practices, on Jan. 3 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.The event focused on mishap prevention for flights and inspections; safety and accident trend

  • Panel discussion highlights Native American, Alaska Native Heritage month

    In recognition of November as Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month, servicemembers across JBER came together to celebrate and honor those rich cultural legacies during a discussion panel last Friday, Nov. 17.This annual observance serves as a reminder of the significant contributions

  • 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

  • Conquering Denali Through the WEAR Program

    In a remarkable display of determination and teamwork, U.S. Air Force Capt. Mikayla DeMers, an aircraft maintenance officer assigned to the 525th Fighter Generation Squadron and a mountaineer, along with a group of fellow climbers embarked on a challenging expedition to conquer the mighty Denali,

  • Munitions unit conducts exercise NIMBLE FLURRY

    In an effort to ensure preparedness and enhance combat capabilities, the 3rd Munitions squadron hosted an Agile Combat Employment exercise on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and the surrounding area Sept. 18 through 21.Exercise NIMBLE FLURRY, the largest in the unit’s history, focused on developing

  • 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

  • RED FLAG-Alaska 23-3 Closes Out

    The Pacific Air Forces-directed exercise, RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 23-3, which had units and aircraft from the Royal Australian Air Force, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps participating, concluded Aug. 25, 2023.