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  • JBER MUNS-man revamps training

    Ammo troops with the 3rd Munitions Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, will notice their required training is new and improved this year, thanks in large part to the training section chief.
  • Deicing simulator enables Airmen to train year-round

    Alaska is a winter wonderland from October through March. Those living can stare at the picturesque view of the flight line with aircraft blanketed in snow. However, those aircraft will eventually take off to fulfill their mission requirements and it’s the Airmen from the 3rd Maintenance Group who provide around-the-clock support getting the aircraft ready at a moment's notice, snow and all.
  • 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.
  • Innovation backing weaves WIDOW into reality

    In May 2019, U.S. Air Force Maj. Brad Short, then-3rd Wing chief of weapons and tactics, was conducting mission planning the same way it has been done since the 1940s: on a chalkboard, whiteboard or mapboard. He decided it was time to bring the process into the 21st century — to digitize and automate the process.
  • 3rd Wing logs 168 sorties in four days

    Recently, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s 90th Fighter Squadron and 90th Aircraft Maintenance Unit logged a whopping 168 sorties in just four days.
  • Airpower demo showcases mission readiness, total force integration

    Airmen and aircraft from across Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson participated in a “Moose Walk” and integrated training event here and at the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, or JPARC, May 5.
  • Special Tactics operators simulate first-ever extreme cold weather FARP with next generation fighters

    For the first time, aircrew with the 27th Special Operations Wing, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, along with a team of Special Tactics Airmen carried out a simulated FARP for F-22 Raptors assigned to Pacific Air Forces’ 3rd Wing in an extreme cold weather environment during Emerald Warrior at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, January 21-31.
  • Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson's 3rd Wing celebrates 100th anniversary

    Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson is holding a celebration for the 3rd Wing’s 100th anniversary July 25-27. “The 3rd WG’s contribution to air power has passed the test of time by enduring since its first day in 1919,” said U.S. Air Force Col. Robert Davis, 3rd WG commander.
  • JBER, 3rd Wing reception provides resources to Tyndall AFB Airmen

    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

    “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.”
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