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Sept. 27, 2021

The Young Punch; Airman invents munitions tool

So often people hear that innovation is the key to success, and one U.S. Airman is taking innovation to the next level with Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s Arctic Spark Lab.

Sept. 7, 2021

3rd Wing hosts Immersion Tour

Spouses and community members participated in a 3rd Wing immersion tour at JBER, Alaska, Aug. 31. The 3rd Wing’s mission is to provide air dominance, global mobility, and command and control for Combatant Commanders. While a critical mission, many spouses of 3rd Wing members don’t know exactly what it is their significant other does to support

Aug. 11, 2021

Air Dominance for RED FLAG-Alaska 21-3

Multiple aircraft from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and participating units will be flying as RED FLAG-Alaska begins Aug. 12 and runs through Aug. 27.

July 26, 2021

36th Wing and 525th Fighter Squadron Reunite during Pacific Iron 21

To understand the importance and rarity of the 36th Wing and 525th Fighter Squadron “Bulldogs” reunion, we have to step back in time and see where it all started for 525th FS, the 36th Wing and Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

July 6, 2021

Getting the Job Done

When you receive short notice to get a job done, you do it. This is what the Jacksonville, North Carolina native did. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Keith Miranda, a 962nd Airborne Air Control Squadron surveillance evaluator, received a one-day notice to test a new Northern American Aerospace Defense network.

July 6, 2021

Weapons Load Crew of the Quarter Competition

Airmen from the 525th and 90th Aircraft Maintenance Units competed for the title of the 3rd Maintenance Group Load Crew of the Quarter at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 1, 2021.

June 8, 2021

962nd AACS Airman alleviates the pressure from the E-3 Sentry

The 962nd Airborne Air Control Squadron E3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft recently received an innovative solution to a radio deficiency, developed by one of their very own Airmen, April 22.

May 13, 2021

Airman keep on 'wrenching'

When an aircraft is connected to an auxiliary power unit, this allows the maintainers to control the LAU-142/A Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air-Missile Vertical Ejection Launcher, or AVEL, for the F-22 Raptor. However, when there is no APU involved, the maintainer can manually retract and extend the AVEL using the spanner wrench.

May 4, 2021

A unique mission at Sea

Straight out of high school, a Mystic, Connecticut native joined the Air Force to explore new places, cultures, people, and ideas. Once assigned to the 3rd Operations Support Squadron as an intelligence analyst, Senior Airman Alexander Garrett received a once-in-a-lifetime deployment notification to support the USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19). He was the only U.S. Air Force intelligence analyst on board.

March 17, 2021

3rd Wing Weather Airman makes it happen

When you get a pop-up notification of an adverse weather event on your computer, it's the work of an Airman at the 3rd Operations Support Squadron's Weather Flight. Airman 1st Class Rachel Schultz joined the flight after technical school in September of 2020, and is one of those Airmen.

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