• 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

  • Running toward a better tomorrow

    Airman 1st Class Jase Pursley barely managed to hold himself up over the nearest trash can, gasping for quick breaths between the vomit he failed to keep back. It was his junior year, he had just placed fourth in his 3,200-meter race for the Chinook High School track team, and his coach was patting

  • Marine turned Airman: a journey of service, sacrifice

    Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate and recognize the contributions of Hispanic individuals in shaping American history and culture. Among these individuals is U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jorge L. Galvez, an armament support section chief assigned to the 3rd Wing’s 3rd Munitions Squadron at

  • 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

  • 3rd Wing sets intel standards at William Tell 2023

    AIR DOMINANCE CENTER, Georgia – The 3rd Wing from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, set the standards for command-and-control (C2) support and intelligence integration during the 2023 iteration of William Tell, the Air Force’s historic air-to-air weapons meet, held at Savannah Air National

  • Competition makes us better

    After a 19-year hiatus, the William Tell air-to-air competition is underway in Savannah, Georgia, where U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. David Nahom gave a keynote address to more than 100 competitors Sept. 12.