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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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • COMPACAF visits JBER, talks of changing Pacific Theater

    Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Johnson, PACAF command chief, visited Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Feb. 5 to 7, to thank Airmen for their dedication to the command’s mission, and learn about operations and readiness at the