• 3rd Munitions squadron honored at Air Force level

    The 3rd Munitions Squadron, assigned to the 3rd Wing, earned the prestigious Maintenance Effectiveness Award for the Pacific Air Forces and recently triumphed at the Headquarters Air Force level.

  • Local Airman receives national scholarship

    United States Air Force Airman First Class Alejandro Landeros, a munitions support equipment maintenance crew chief assigned to the 3rd Munitions Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, has recently been awarded two prestigious scholarships – one at the local level and another from the Air

  • Pioneering women in aviation: breaking barriers and celebrating progress

    As U.S. Air Force Maj. Rachael Oliver, now a C-17 Globemaster III pilot, embarked on her Air Force career as a weather officer, her trajectory into aviation was not conventional. She spent seven years in meteorology assignments across different locations.The pivotal shift occurred while stationed at

  • 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.

  • 3 AEW conducts operations at spoke NAS North Island for Bamboo Eagle 24-1

    NAS North Island served as one of the spokes within the hub-and-spoke concept of operations during Exercise Bamboo Eagle 24-1, with the hub and command-and-control force element located at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. During BE 24-1, warfighters implemented all-domain combat-power generation from

  • New 11th AF command chief tours the 3rd Wing

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Heath Tempel, senior enlisted leader, Alaskan NORAD Region, Alaskan Command, and command chief, Eleventh Air Force, places a master technician patch on Tech. Sgt. Nathaniel Leachman, 703rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron instrument flight control journeyman, during an

  • 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