• Fighters practice realistic combat in Alaska exercise

    A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 356th Fighter Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 168th Air Refueling Squadron over the Joint Pacific-Alaska Range Complex during Red Flag-Alaska 23-3, Aug. 15, 2023. This exercise provides

  • 133rd ARS KC-46 refuels 509th BW B-2

    The Alaska Range is seen from a KC-46A Pegasus assigned to the 133rd Aerial Refueling Squadron, Pease Air Force Base, NH, during RED FLAG-Alaska 23-3, Aug. 15, 2023. This exercise reinforces the United States’ continued commitment to the region as a Pacific nation, leader and power. (U.S. Air Force

  • Red Flag-Alaska 23-3 strengthens international collaboration

    Exercise Red Flag-Alaska 23-3 kicked off on Aug. 14, bringing together military forces from the United States, Australia, and other partner nations for two weeks of intensive and realistic aircraft flight training. Taking place over the sprawling expanse of the Joint Pacific-Alaska Range Complex,

  • U.S., international partners unite for RED FLAG-Alaska 23-2

    RED FLAG-Alaska 23-2 began June 12 and will run through June 23 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.RF-A serves as an ideal platform for international engagement and this iteration will include both Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Republic of Korea Air Force participants, strengthening

  • Back to reaper roots: All-call highlights history of 3rd Wing

    U.S. Air Force Col. Kevin Jamieson, commander of the 3rd Wing, recently held an all-call connecting the Wing's heritage and lineage to their recent exercises. He highlighted the Wing's legacy, including their success during the Battle of the Bismarck in World War II, when they were previously called

  • A tale of two generations of women in combat aviation

    For U.S. Air Force Col. Jammie Jamieson, the pursuit of her dreams in the skies started long before she was accepted into the Air Force. From a young age, she found herself mesmerized by Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut and her involvement in the space program. Little did she know,