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  • 3rd Wing Airmen continue to set new records

    Despite the challenges of operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, the 3rd Wing set a new flying record in June, accomplishing 810 sorties. It is by far the highest number to date since the arrival of the F-22 Raptors here at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
  • Trading wings: from Australian F/A-18 Hornet to U.S. F-22 Raptor

    Many children around the world dream of becoming an air force pilot. The dream was no different for one young boy from Sydney, Australia, but it didn’t come easy for him. “I always wanted to join the Air Force,” said Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Flight Lt. Paul Anderton. “I initially didn’t get selected to go to the [Royal Australian Air Force] academy, so I had to go to a university and work hard to make my dreams come true.”