JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON

JBER's 773d LRS Airmen train to rig em up right

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 10/10/2018 Although these Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson 773d LRS airmen may be small in number they play a key role in the day-to-day training and missions being accomplished. These combat mobility technicians, sometimes referred to as riggers, are responsible for packing parachutes and building cargo
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Real ID Act results in changes at JBER gates

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 10/10/2018 The Real ID Act, passed by Congress in 2005, set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver's licenses and identification cards. The act, executed by the Department of Homeland Security, established minimum security standards for license issuance and productio
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JBER commemorates POW/MIA through ceremony, ruck march and ASYMCA of Alaska food drive

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 10/10/2018 "It is with tremendous respect and gratitude that we, the men and women of team JBER, honor our fellow warriors who were held as prisoners of war and those still listed as missing in action," said U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Adragel Legarda,
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Alaska Air Guard C-17s fresh tail paint harkens to past and future

Story by TSgt N. Alicia Halla on 10/05/2018 Members of the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Wing and the Regular Air Force's 3rd Wing witnessed the unveiling of a new tail flash here Oct. 1 on the C-17 Globemaster IIIs assigned to the 176th Wing's 144th Airlift Squadron. Current and
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JBER making strides against breast cancer

Story by SrA Curtis Beach on 10/03/2018 More than 300 Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson community rallied together in support of breast cancer awareness with a 5K run on base Sept. 28. October is nationally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the goal of raising
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Alaska-based service members explore Denali

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 09/18/2018 "Military Appreciation Day is one of many events in which Denali honors the long tradition of shared service between the U.S. military and national parks," said Katherine Belcher, Denali's public information officer. "We are proud and honored to host service members from all
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Team Dover hosts Hurricane Florence relief effort enablers

Story by Roland Balik on 09/14/2018 DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. In anticipation of Hurricane Florence making landfall on the East Coast, numerous Air National Guard units specializing in search and rescue and special tactics missions arrived at the base earlier this week to be closer to areas needing assistance.
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Governor Walker sends Alaska Air National Guard in advance of Hurricane Florence

Story by TSgt N. Alicia Halla on 09/12/2018 Thirty-six Alaska Air Guardsmen of the 176th Wing and approximately three short tons of Alaska Air Guard equipment departed JBER Sep. 12 to assist emergency response efforts for Hurricane Florence, the Category 4 storm off the East Coast. With less than a
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JBER participates in 2018 National Preparedness Month

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 09/12/2018 With Alaska providing a collection of unique geographical circumstances, adequate preparation must be considered when planning for emergency events such as floods, wildfires, earthquakes, snowstorms, and volcanic activity. "National Preparedness Month is every September, but disasters and accidents don't wait for September to
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Alaska Army Guardsmen rescue three after plane crash near St. Mary's

Story by Lt. Col. Candis Olmstead on 09/05/2018 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska Soldiers with the Alaska Army National Guard's 1-207th Aviation Battalion rescued three individuals shortly after 10 p.m. Sept. 3 about 20 miles northwest of St. Mary's after their plane crashed. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center at JBER wa
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Gen. Wilsbach shines as leader, renders final salute to Alaska

Story by SrA Curtis Beach on 08/27/2018 After serving as the senior military officer in Alaska for the past two years, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach rendered his final salute to the men and women he lead. Wilsbach served as commander of Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command
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