JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON

Heads-up! March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Story by A1C Javier Alvarez on 02/28/2017 March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, personnel from the Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic at the JBER hospital will be visiting various locations to increase awareness of TBIs, ensuring people know the signs and symptoms, and know how and
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PACAF commander visits Eielson

Story by A1C Cassandra Whitman on 02/16/2017 Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy, the Pacific Air Forces commander, and his command team, made their initial visit to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 8-9. During his visit, Gen. O'Shaughnessy learned about the 354th Fighter Wing mission, with emphasis on the future beddown of
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COMPACAF visits JBER, talks of changing Pacific Theater

Story by A1C Valerie Monroy on 02/10/2017 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
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Military Partnership Program sees Soldiers volunteer at area school

Story by A1C Javier Alvarez on 02/07/2017 Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Soldiers volunteered at an Anchorage middle school's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math event as part of a Military Partnership Program Feb. 2, 2017. Parachutes used by paratroopers were on display at the STEAM event. Attendees were also given the
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574th CSC engage in pre-deployment training

Story by A1C Javier Alvarez on 02/04/2017 Fort Wainwright and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Soldiers of the 574th Composite Supply Company, 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, U.S. Army Alaska engaged in training for a spring deployment at JBER, Jan. 30 to Feb. 3, 2017. Soldiers trained in aircraft refueling, weapons qualification
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The F-35B marks an aviation first at JBER

Story by SSgt michael campbell on 01/19/2017 On any giving day at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, you can hear sound of freedom as the F-22 Raptors circle the mountains and come in for a landing. There was a different tone to that sound Jan. 9, 2017 as the Marine F-35B Lightening
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Alaska Guardsmen provide support for 58th Presidential Inauguration

Story by SSG Balinda O'Neal Dresel and LTC Candis Olmstead on 01/19/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska Forty-seven Alaska Guardsmen departed here yesterday via an Alaska Air National Guard 168th Wing KC-135 Stratotanker bound for Washington, D.C. The Guardsmen have joined forces with more than 7,500 National Guard Soldiers and Airmen
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Last Alaska Air Guard HC-130N aircraft departs for Patrick Air Force Base

Story by SSgt Edward Eagerton on 01/18/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska Current and former members of the Alaska Air National Guard's 211th Rescue Squadron bid farewell to the last of their HC-130N aircraft Jan. 17 as it departed here for Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. The HC-130 variants of the
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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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