JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON

Army beats Air Force in community hockey game

Story by A1C Javier Alvarez on 01/10/2017 It was a battle between the air and land services at the fourth annual Army vs. Air Force Hockey Game at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, Alaska, Jan. 7, 2017. "We work together so well on a day-to-day basis," said Air Force Col. George
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Growing through grief

Story by A1C Christopher Morales on 01/03/2017 Imagine a wound so deep it gnaws at the senses days, even months after. Some days the pain can be ignored, but others, you can't get it off your mind. It wasn't properly treated, so now it festers. Everyone sees the bandages and
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Diamonds in the Sky

Story by SSgt Michael Smith on 12/21/2016 Shirt, top or whatever other nickname they go by, first sergeants play a crucial role in their units. Many times that role is filled with unique and varying challenges. For one first sergeant that challenge was participating in the exercise Red Flag-Alaska along
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Firsthand Look at Success

Story by SSgt Michael Smith on 12/21/2016 "It's finally over," I think to myself as I watch the loadmasters close the cargo door. While my eyes begin to adjust back to the low light, I switch my camera off and clumsily hurry my way back to my seat on the
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Living with wildlife: Wolf edition

Story by A1C Javier Alvarez on 12/15/2016 The Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson lone wolf slowly treks through the backwoods near the Moose Crossing housing community. Her slower pace tells the arthritic tale of an active lifestyle as alpha female. The wolf rides solo likely because she was run out of her
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JBER Airman selected through Senior Leader Enlisted Commissioning Program

Story by SSgt Sheila deVera on 12/15/2016 Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeremy Waters, 962nd Airborne Air Control Squadron, was recently selected to commission as a second lieutenant through the Senior Leader Enlisted Commissioning Program Active Duty Scholarship, Nov. 30. "When I saw my commander [Lt. Col. Michelle Shicks] drop by
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JBER pauses to honor long-standing veteran, brother; friend

Story by A1C Kyle Johnson on 12/12/2016 Fred "Bulldog" Becker IV sat enjoying his morning paper, pointedly ignoring the grunting and complaining emanating from the other side of the newsprint. "Bend your knees a bit more!" Bulldog said, not looking up from his daily ritual. "You can't even see me!"
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Mind, bodybuilding and soul

Story by SSgt William Banton on 12/10/2016 On Nov. 5, Fleming competed in the Alaska Bodybuilding Fitness Federation's 28th Annual Anchorage Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Physique championships taking first place in two categories: men's classic physique and men's bodybuilding. To the public, bodybuilding may be a sport marred by
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Alaska Air Guard medical group changes leadership, stays busy course

Story by TSgt N. Alicia Halla on 12/06/2016 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska The newest 176th Medical Group commander in one of the Air National Guard's busiest wings officially took charge at a ceremony here Dec. 4. The out-going commander, Col. Sharolyn Lange, relinquished command of the medical group to Lt.
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Paratroopers give back to local community

Story by SPC Donald Williams on 11/24/2016 Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska The 6th Brigade Engineer Battalion (Airborne), along with other paratroopers from across the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, gave back to the citizens of the greater Anchorage and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson communities by participating in
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90th AMU Airmen take honors at quarterly load competition

Story by SSgt Sheila deVera on 11/22/2016 Quarterly load crew competitions showcase the combat readiness and effectiveness of load crew teams' ability to safely and properly arm an aircraft to meet mission challenges. This year's load crew competition will feature the AIM-9X missile, which is new to the F-22. "The
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