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April 8, 2023

525th Fighter Squadron returns home after successful deployment in Japan

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The 525th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, also known as the Bulldogs, returned home from Kadena Air Base, Japan, April 8 after a five-month deployment to support Pacific Air Forces’ efforts to bring more advanced fighter aircraft forward to the western Pacific while Kadena Air Base’s F-15C Eagles began their journey back to the United States.

March 31, 2023

3rd OSS tests landing zone capabilities at home, abroad

In early March, the 3rd Operations Support Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson sent personnel to participate in Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 under the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing to test their capabilities in an environment unlike home-station. And for the first time ever in Alaska, on March 23, the 3rd OSS took those same concepts and applied them to a landing zone training scenario to integrate LZOs and cargo aircraft pilots at their home-station airfield.

March 31, 2023

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, her aspirations to take flight would bring her right into the shoes of one of her heroes.

March 31, 2023

JBER hosts first Arctic Skills Certification Training Course

The first iteration of the Eleventh Air Force’s Arctic Skills Certification Training Course took place at Camp Mad Bull March 22 through 24.

March 20, 2023

JB Elmendorf-Richardson selected to host new Joint Integrated Test and Training Center

The Department of the Air Force selected Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to host the Joint Integrated Test and Training Center, which is the first center capable of joint and multinational force training.

March 10, 2023

JBER’s commitment with international partners enables aircraft recovery

Six F-22s assigned to the 90th EFS were on their way home to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson from Lask Air Force Base, Poland, where they had supported the NATO Air Shielding mission, when suddenly, one of the Raptors had an engine malfunction, causing it to make an emergency landing at Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport, last year.

March 2, 2023

Arctic Spark Innovation Lab Takes Steps in Upgrading Cold Weather Gear

History shows innovation and creative solutions win wars, save time, lives and money. The Arctic Spark Innovation Lab is currently working on several innovative projects, one of which is finding solutions to upgrade the Air Force’s seven-layer arctic gear.

March 2, 2023

Behind the scenes of the Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 and the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles on the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing, how it is constructed, and how Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 is conducted. Members of the 673d Air Base Wing and 3rd Wing joined together to plan and conduct Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 as the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing at Andersen Air Force Base and the Northern Mariana Islands, March 1-10.

Feb. 28, 2023

Team JBER Annual Award Winners

Congratulations to all the Team JBER Annual Award Winners announced on Feb 24.

Feb. 23, 2023

Culture First, People Always

Editor's note: This commentary focuses on establishing the right culture through the power of psychology, emotional intelligence, and team identity, as well as how organizational values guide and empower teams to achieve greater mission success.

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