JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON

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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RED HORSE Squadron returns to JBER

Story by SSgt Sheila deVera on 06/10/2017 Rapid Engineer Deployable, Heavy Operational Repair Squadron, Engineer provides the Air Force a civil engineer response force to support contingencies and special operations. "RED HORSE's mission is to deploy," said Air Force Staff Sgt. Patrick Zimmer, 819th RHS project manager. "We are a
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AETC at JBER

Story by SSgt James Richardson on 06/08/2017 Although small and minimally manned, the 372nd Training Squadron, Detachment 14 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson plays a substantial role in developing the next generation of F-22 Raptor maintenance Airmen. The detachment, is part of the Air Education and Training Command's 82nd Training Wing,
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Groundbreaking construction begins on Fisher House II

Story by SSgt Sheila deVera on 06/07/2017 Since opening in 2012, the 12-suite Fisher House has been at maximum capacity. As a remedy, the installation commander provided a temporary annex location for an additional 15 families who need a free temporary lodging while their families are receiving medical care. "Today,
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176th Wing receives first HC-130J "Combat King II" aircraft

Story by SSgt Edward Eagerton on 06/05/2017 The 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard's first new HC-130J "Combat King II" aircraft arrived here June 3 after receiving it from Lockheed Martin in Greenville, South Carolina. This HC-130J, manufactured by Lockheed Martin at their plant in Marietta, Georgia, is the first
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Mad Bull-2017

Story by SSgt Michael Campbell on 05/31/2017 Over the May UTA, the 477th Force Support Squadron will spend four days participating in a readiness exercise with the 176th Mission Support Group at Camp Mad Bull located on the north side of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. During this exercise, the FSS will
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Northern Edge 2017-Training for the Fight

Story by SSgt Michael Campbell on 05/31/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- How does it feel to take all of your military training and years of experience and throw it into one exercise? Some would call the annual Northern Edge Exercise the final summit. "It all comes together in an
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Soldier realizes dream: becomes an officer 19 years after joining the military

By Lt Col Candis Olmstead, Alaska National Guard public affairs, and SPC Mike Risinger, 134th Public Affairs Detachment JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska One of three newly minted second lieutenants in the Alaska Army National Guard took a road less traveled in order to follow in her father's footsteps to become
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Air Force-owned C-17s reassigned to Alaska Air National Guard Active duty and Guard continue to share aircraft for unchanged mission

Story by SSgt Edward Eagerton on 05/18/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska Members of the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, and the 3rd Wing, U.S. Air Force, commemorated the change of assignment of eight C-17 Globe Master III aircraft based here during a ceremony on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May
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Dragon Lady makes historic appearance at Northern Edge 17

Story by Jeffrey Schultze on 05/18/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Looking across the flight line at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska during previous Northern Edge exercises one would have seen a mass of gray and white aircraft, but this year the distinctly black U-2 Dragon Lady from Beale Air Force
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Alaska Air Guardsmen rescue hiker in Eagle River Valley

Story by SSgt Edward Eagerton on 05/15/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard's 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons rescued a distressed individual in the Eagle River Valley, May 14. According to the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, three good Samaritans found the hypothermic hiker and contacted
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