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F-22 and F-16 Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex Flight
A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, flies in formation over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, July 18, 2019. The JPARC is a 67,000 plus square mile area, providing a realistic training environment commanders leverage for full spectrum engagements, ranging from individual skills to complex, large-scale joint engagements.
July 23, 2019 - U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and F-16 Fighting Falcons from Eielson Air Force Base fly in formation over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, July 18, 2019. The JPARC is a 67,000 plus square mile area, providing a realistic training environment commanders leverage for full spectrum engagements, ranging from individual skills to complex, large-scale joint engagements.

100 years of 3rd Wing service
3rd Wing 100th Anniversary graphic.
July 22, 2019 - From humble beginnings across the southwestern United States in 1919 to their dynamic presence in today’s global theater, on July 1, 2019, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s 3rd Wing celebrated 100 years of service.

JBER, 3rd Wing reception provides resources to Tyndall AFB Airmen
U.S. Army Spc. Monae Cottingham, a JBER animal care specialist with Army Public Health activity - Fort Lewis, hands information to U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Justin Torrey, a 525th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew chief and his wife Olena Semyletko, during a welcome reception at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 8, 2019. The JBER Support to Tyndall Airmen and Families Reception was a one-stop information fair connecting them with the appropriate agencies to address their immediate and specific needs and to learn more about services they offer.
April 10, 2019 - The 3rd Wing and 673d Air Base Wing, along with numerous volunteers and helping agencies, provided resources during a welcome reception on April 8, for inbound Tyndall Air Force Base Airmen and families being stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

Through it all: One Tyndall AFB family’s story
April 10, 2019 - “The Air Force is telling me, ‘Stay away, don’t come back,’” said U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jordan Masingale. “We just kept thinking, why? It’s not going to be that bad. Why are we evacuating? It’s only supposed to be a Category 2 storm.”

JBER, 3rd Wing hosts Tyndall AFB Airmen welcome reception
Twenty-four F-22 Raptors from 3rd Wing and 477th Fighter Group, a C-17 Globemaster III and an E-3 Sentry participate in a close formation taxi, known as an Elephant Walk, March 26, 2019, during a Polar Force exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. This two-week exercise gives squadrons an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities to forward deploy and deliver overwhelming combat power.
April 2, 2019 - In an effort to welcome and provide resources and support to more than 200 Tyndall Air Force Base Airmen and families being relocated to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, a reception is scheduled to kick off April 8, at 9 a.m.

MD5 Boot Camp inspires Airmen-driven innovation
Participants work together using methods and processes learned during an MD5 Boot Camp at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 7, 2019. The intensive workshop hosted by the 673d Air Base Wing gave 40 innovators – service members and civilian employees from JBER and Eielson Air Force Base – an opportunity to focus on generating new ideas, nurturing talent and finding new applications of technology.
Feb. 20, 2019 - JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – During an intensive workshop recently hosted by the 673d Air Base Wing, 40 innovators were given the opportunity to join the largest collaborative community of national security visionaries in the world.

PACAF cultivates CE Airmen with ground-breaking RADAS training
U.S. Air Force civil engineers fly a Small Unmanned Aircraft System during a newly adopted Rapid Airfield Damage Assessment System training course at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 23, 2019. Throughout the first week of training, Airmen focused on learning to fly the SUAS. During the second week they learned to fly the RADAS mission while using the SUAS systems.
Jan. 30, 2019 - For more than nine days, 12 civil engineer Airmen from several Pacific Air Forces bases recently participated in a secondary operator training course of the newly adopted Rapid Airfield Damage Assessment System at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Evaluation team uses non-destructive testing on JBER Airfields
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jill Reed, Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Airfield Pavement Evaluation Team superintendent, checks a special heavy falling weight Dynatest deflectometer, during an evaluation of Bryant Army Airfield at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska Dec. 17, 2018.  A two-person team used non-destructive testing to assess potential non-visible pavement damage at all of JBER’s airfields following the Nov. 30, 7.0 magnitude earthquake, whose epicenter was located just north of the base. The deflectometer simulates 55,000 pounds of weight hitting the pavement at once. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Crystal A. Jenkins)
Dec. 27, 2018 - Following the Nov. 30 earthquakes rocking the Anchorage, Alaska area, team Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson immediately leapt into action evaluating, cleaning up and repairing damages sustained.

JBER BASH program soars
Nov. 7, 2018 - On Sept. 22, 1995, an E-3B Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System, call sign Yukla 27, crashed, killing all on board.
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3rd Maintenance Group

 

3rd Maintenance Group 

Col. Seven Anderson
Commander
Col. Steven Anderson

The 3rd Maintenance Group is responsible for component, equipment, aircraft, maintenance and munitions support for C-130, F-22, C-17, C-12, and E-3 aircraft and maintenance operations to support 3rd Wing taskings

·3rd Maintenance Operations Squadron
·3rd Munitions Squadron 
·3rd  Maintenance Squadron
·3rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
·703rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

The 3rd Maintenance Group is a participant in the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Task Force True North pilot program which seeks to bolster comprehensive Airmen Fitness in assigned Active Duty members and their dependents. READ MORE


3rd Operations Group

3rd Operations Group

Col. Matthew Bradley 
Commander
 Col. Matthew Bradley 

 The 3rd Operations Group provides premier combat-ready aerospace forces to warfighting commanders tasked to defend and protect U.S. interests in the Pacific region and around the world.  The group trains, mobilizes, and employs five squadrons comprised of C-17 Globemaster, C-12 Huron, E-3 Sentry, and F-22 Raptor aircraft, providing unmatched air dominance, global mobility, and command and control for Combatant Commanders. Additionally, the group sustains installation operations at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for critical force-staging and throughput operations in support of worldwide contingencies.

Lines of Effort:
- Execute the mission
- Lead, develop, and care for our Airmen and their families
- Manage resources
- Improve the unit

-3rd Operations Support Squadron
-90th Fighter Squadron
-517th Airlift Squadron
-962nd Airborne Air Control Squadron
-525th Fighter Squadron

3rd Wing Commander

Col. Robert D. Davis

Commander
Col. Robert D. Davis

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Vice Commander
Col. Shawn A. Serfass

 

 CMSgt Brian Stafford
Command Chief 
CMSgt Brian Stafford