• 3rd OSS Air Traffic Controllers watch over the sky

    The controllers from the 3rd Operations Support Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson face unique challenges. They are in charge of managing a complex airspace with many adjacent facilities and the only base in the Pacific Air Force with intersecting runways.

  • 703rd AMXS introduces Master Technician Program to PACAF

    The 703rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron held its first Master Technician Program induction ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Oct. 13. The master technician program introduces multi-functional technicians who are experts in their primary career field and have core capabilities in

  • PACAF team competes in AF Readiness Challenge

    A 39-member team from across the Pacific Air Forces traveled to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to compete at the Air Force Civil Engineer Readiness Challenge VIII, hosted April 18 through 22.

  • 3rd Wing in action at JBER

    Aircraft assigned to 3rd Wing take off and land at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 27, 2022.

  • COMPACAF visits JBER

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, prepares to taxi during an F-22 Raptor sortie at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 7, 2022. Wilsbach is a command pilot with more than 5,000 flight hours, primarily in the F-15C, MC-12 and F-22. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • PACAF command team, spouses visit JBER

    Some may shy away from visiting Alaska during the cold winter months, but the Pacific Air Forces command team along with their spouses visited Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson Jan 5-7 and expressed their enjoyment during the visit.

  • PACAF key spouses visit JBER

    Cindy Wilsbach, right, first lady of Pacific Air Forces, and Dr. Doniel Wolfe, left, spouse of the PACAF command chief, meet with the Paws for Purple Hearts Alaska team in Anchorage, Alaska, Jan. 7, 2022. During their visit, they learned about the organization’s mission and Canine Assisted Warrior

  • For the Warfighter: Operational Test advances at NE21

    As Northern Edge 21 concludes, the 53rd Wing is returning home having achieved major test objectives for multiple weapons systems May 3-14, 2021. In addition to F-15EX deep end testing and B-52 long-range kill chain milestones for hypersonic weapons, the 53d Wing’s F-35s, MQ-9s, F-15Cs and F-15Es,

  • 53rd Wing gears up for Northern Edge 21

    More than 25 aircraft, and hundreds of Airmen, from across the 53rd Wing are headed to Alaska in support of Northern Edge 21, INDOPACOM’s premier bi-annual exercise designed to increase joint combat effectiveness in all spectrums of warfare, May 3-14, 2021.