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On 30 July 2010, the 673d Air Base Wing activated as the host wing combining installation management functions of Elmendorf AFB's 3rd Wing and U.S. Army Garrison Fort Richardson. Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), holds the distinction of being one of twelve joint bases that were created in BRAC 2005. The 673d ABW consists of four groups that operate and maintain the joint base for air sovereignty, combat training, force staging and throughput operations in support of worldwide contingencies. The installation hosts the headquarters for the United States Alaskan Command, 11th Air Force, U.S. Army Alaska, and the Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command Region. The 673d ABW comprises over 5,500 joint military and civilian personnel, supporting America's Arctic Warriors and their families. The wing supports and enables three AF total-force wings, two Army Brigades and 55 other tenant units. In addition, the wing provides medical care to over 35,000 joint service members, dependents, VA patients and retirees throughout Alaska. The 673d ABW maintains an $11.4B infrastructure encompassing 84,000 acres, ensuring Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson remains America's premier strategic power projection platform.   More Info
tabAlaskan Command 
ALCOM   Responsible for maximizing theater force readiness for 21,000 Alaskan servicemembers and expediting worldwide contingency force deployments from and through Alaska as directed by the Commander, USPACOM.     More info  
tabU.S. Army Alaska 
USARAK   U.S. Army Alaska executes continuous training and readiness oversight responsibilities for Army Force Generation in Alaska.  Supports U.S. Pacific Command Theater Security Cooperaiton Program.  On order, exectues Joint Force Land Component Command funtions in support of Homeland Defense and Security in Alaska.  More info
tab3rd Wing 
3rd WingTo support and defend U.S. interests in the Asia Pacific region and around the world by providing units who are ready for worldwide air power projection and a base that is capable of meeting PACOM's theater staging and throughput requirements.  

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tabTenant Units 
tabAlaskan Norad Region 
ANR   The Alaskan NORAD Region (ANR) conducts aerospace control within its area of operations and contributes to NORAD's aerospace warning mission.

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tab11th Air Force 
11th Air ForceMISSION
Provide ready warriors and infrastructure for homeland defense, decisive force projection, and aerospace command and control 

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Airman stops attack dead in its tracks

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Coast Guard exercises spill response with other agencies

Paratroopers train with SUSVs to prepare for winter ops

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