Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

962nd AACS, 970th AACS conduct total force mission

Story by A1C Valerie Monroy on 09/27/2017 Participants from the 970th AACS received and shared valuable training on surveillance, detection, and identification, with the 962nd AACS during their nine-day trip to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. One of the training opportunities was a local sortie and a training surveillance mission, which
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SMA Visits USARAK Units at JBER and FWA

Story by SFC Joel Gibson on 09/26/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Sgt. Maj. of the Army Dan Dailey visited U.S. Army Alaska at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Sept. 21 and at Fort Wainwright Sept. 22. The visit was a planned stop before the senior enlisted Soldier in the Army headed
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The masters of balance: Comptroller squadron Airmen manage end-of-year funds

Story by David Bedard on 09/22/2017 Senior Airman Daniel Cordova, an accounting technician with 673d Comptroller Squadron's Financial Management Analysis Flight, has loved numbers for almost as long as he can remember. "Since middle school, I have been pretty solid in math," the Menifee, California, native said. "I have alway
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FONSS make historic restoration at Nike Site Summit

Story by SrA Javier Alvarez on 09/20/2017 Atop the frozen wilderness of Mount Gordon Lyon, past the meandering semi-compacted road which leads past the Arctic Valley ski area, stands a relic of the Cold War. Once a technological marvel, all that now remains is the gutted and overgrown infrastructure of
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Wingman: JBER Airman helps injured officer in New Zealand

Story by David Bedard on 09/15/2017 Running up to the scene of the accident, Air Force Staff Sgt. Todd Noel didn't have time to make calculated decisions, he simply reacted. Deployed to New Zealand for a site survey for the upcoming Exercise Southern Katipo, the logistics planner with the 773d
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Alaska Guardsmen compete, share marksmanship skills at The Adjutant General's Match

Story by SGT Heidi Kroll on 09/14/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska Alaska Air and Army National Guardsmen teamed up with Coast Guard Sector Anchorage to participate in The Adjutant General's Match, here, Sept. 7-10, 2017. The TAG Match is an annual event that tests the participants' marksmanship skills in a
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Away game: Bobcats rapidly deploy to, train at JBER

Story by David Bedard on 09/13/2017 Few things are more disruptive to a Soldier's life than an emergency deployment readiness exercise. Inevitably, the call comes at oh-dark-thirty: "Grab your rucksack. It's time to go. Destination unknown." For Soldiers of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment "Bobcats," 1st Stryker Brigade
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JBER members get involve to combat Childhood Obesity

Story by SSgt Sheila deVera on 09/12/2017 Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson offers many resources to parents and children to foster a healthy lifestyle. The 673d Medical Operations Squadron Pediatric Clinic, 673d Medical Support Squadron Nutritional Medicine Flight, and sports activities at the youth and teen centers, youth sports, and instructional youth
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Alaska National Guard Soldiers named Best Warriors

Story by SPC Michael Risinger on 09/10/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AlaskaTwo members of the Alaska Army National Guard earned honors as top contenders for the 2018 Alaska Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition. During a Sept. 10 awards ceremony, Sgt. Bryan Gonzalez, Alpha Company, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, was named
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Writer, Airman finds beauty through adversity in flowers

Story by SSgt Anthony Hyatt and SSgt Alex Montes on 08/30/2017 These words are from Zhyronn Carter, a master sergeant in the 373rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. She currently works at the Alaska Mission Operations Center as the section chief for education and training,
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Scheduler bridges Air Force maintenance, operations

Story by David Bedard on 06/16/2017 In the Tetris puzzle game, the player takes variously shaped four-tile combinations streaming down like a waterfall and decides how to fit them into the multicolored floor, clearing a line when it is complete. The pace makes the task easy enough at first, but
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