JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON

Alaska Air Guardsmen rescue plane crash survivor

Story by SSgt Edward Eagerton on 04/12/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard's 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons rescued an individual after their plane crashed in the vicinity of the Yentna River, April 11. According to the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, the mission was opened
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JBER receives NOAA recovery hero award.

Story by A1C Kyle Johnson on 04/06/2017 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration designated Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska as it's first Species in the Spotlight Recovery Hero April 6. Members of the 673d Civil Engineer Group involved in the decades-long partnership between JBER and NOAA received the award on behalf
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Augusta's golf course is in full swing but Anchorage is far from it.

Story by SSgt James Richardson on 04/06/2017 The magnolias are in full bloom, the grass shines bright green in the sun and a thin layer of neon-yellow pollen coats everything in sight. Ah, yes! It's spring. The time of year when crisp, cool mornings give way to warm, sunny afternoons
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Know the cost, drive drunk, get pulled over.

Story by A1C Kyle Johnson on 03/30/2017 Security forces and military Police have noticed an increased number of drunken driving incidents on base since January. Attempting to drive while intoxicated is never a good idea. Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson offers alternative options for folks who find themselves in an unexpectedly intoxicated
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75 years later, 90th Fighter Squadron returns to Australia

Story by SSgt Sheila deVera on 03/27/2017 The Airmen spent more than 45 days at Tindal as part of the Enhanced Air Cooperation program under the Force Posture Initiative between the U.S. and Australia. "[This was] the first Enhanced Air Cooperation deployment [the Pacific Air Forces] has executed," said Lt.
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773d LRS vehicle operators accelerate the mission

Story by A1C Javier Alvarez on 03/13/2017 When an F-22 Raptor went down in unpopulated Alaska territory in November 2010, Soldiers and Airmen from the newly formed Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson amassed, and in an almost instantaneous assault, ventured into the white void to secure the downed aircraft and pilot. Vehicle
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Behind Yukla 27 Memorial

Story by SSgt Sheila deVera on 03/10/2017 Donald Cutler, a journeyman cement mason, was driving down the Glenn Highway on his way to his construction job inside Elmendorf when he saw an aircraft climbing after taking off from the base. Cutler said he could vividly remember the E-3 Sentry Airborne
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Crew chiefs most important role

Story by SSgt Sheila deVera on 03/10/2017 During the ceremony, the emcee stated the event formally appoints and recognizes those selected to assume the responsibilities of crew chiefs. Their designated roles are a unique opportunity which demand every day be met with pride, professionalism, and enthusiasm by those who crew
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Alaska Air Guardsmen bid farewell to last C-130 Hercules aircraft

Story by Maj. John Callahan on 03/05/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- On the bright, chilly morning of March 5, a small crowd of onlookers and well-wishers listened to the sound of the Alaska Air National Guard's C-130H Hercules turboprops recede into the distance for the last time. The wing's
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JBER medics, Australian helicopter unit conduct rescue training

Story by SSgt Alexander Martinez on 03/02/2017 Medics assigned to the U.S. Air Force 90th Fighter Squadron participated in helicopter rescue training with members of the Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal helicopter unit Feb. 27, allowing participants the opportunity to strengthen necessary skills to rescue downed pilots in the
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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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