JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON

JBER promotes DUI prevention awareness

Story by A1C Jonathan Valdes on 01/17/2019 Driving while under the influence should be taken very seriously and is something people should always be aware of. When taking certain prescription medications and using alcohol, driving is something that should be avoided at all costs. An impaired decision can lead to
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JBER Child Development Centers hiring now!

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 01/14/2019 This shortage is not due to a lack of facilities, but a great need for child development center workers including teachers, cooks and food service workers. According to Tina Roberts, 673d Force Support Squadron program manager for child development, and Meghan Govin, non-appropriated
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Innovation emerges from earthquake aftermath

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 01/14/2019 During one of these evaluations, Rick Gill, a 773d CES utilities operator, was faced with shutting off a broken water main which distributed water to the Alaska Mission Operations Center. "It was just an ordinary Friday morning, and most of our units were
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JBER implements revised CBRN training

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 01/09/2019 After JBER's successful involvement in last year's Air Force test trial, multiple adjustments have been made to the program. One of the key changes made embraces the reintegration of hands-on, in-person instruction, allowing Airmen to receive a more tailored learning experience. "The newly
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Alaska National Guard change of command recognizes new adjutant general

Story by Lt. Col. Candis Olmstead on 01/03/2019 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska The Alaska National Guard's commander-in-chief, Governor Mike Dunleavy, recognized his newly appointed adjutant general, Col. Torrence Saxe, in a change-of-command ceremony at the Alaska National Guard armory here on Dec. 31. In Saxe's dual-hatted role, he also serve
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Evaluation team uses non-destructive testing on JBER Airfields

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 12/27/2018 Despite the upheaval of earth, and magnitude of damages a natural disaster causes, the installation has continually maintained its focus on executing agile combat support to the U.S. Air Forces Pacific region. An example of this continued action can be directly found through
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A homecoming for heroes: veterans return from Honor Flight

Story by A1C Caitlin Russell on 12/19/2018 Twenty-three veterans from various cities and villages in Alaska went on a whirlwind three-day trip to Washington, D.C., as part of the Last Frontier Honor Flight, whose mission is to ensure veterans are able to visit memorials dedicated to their service and sacrifices.
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Team JBER welcomes Tyndall F-22s

Story by A1C Caitlin Russell on 12/19/2018 Following the recent catastrophic damage to Tyndall Air Force Base caused by Hurricane Michael on Oct. 10, Tyndall F-22 Raptors have landed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Tyndall F-22s and personnel with the 95th Fighter Squadron and Aircraft Maintenance Unit have been reassigned
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USU students have earth-shattering' rotation in Alaska

Story by Sarah Marshall on 12/17/2018 He was on the fifth day of his clinical rotation at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) in Anchorage, Alaska, and was about to see a patient in a flight medicine clinic the morning of Nov. 30. Air Force Maj. Theodore Szerszenski, a student in the
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JBER rocks' after 7.0 magnitude earthquake

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 12/02/2018 JBER leaders and recovery operations team members toured facilities to further assess damages to structures and work areas. "I've been out to assess the installation from work centers to the Joint Military Mall, and was extremely proud to see our JBER team helping
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Alaska National Guard responds to earthquake

Story by Lt. Col. Candis Olmstead on 11/30/2018 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska A 7.2 magnitude earthquake with significant infrastructure damage struck seven miles northwest of Anchorage at 8:29 a.m. today. The Alaska National Guard is responding, ready to support the needs of the state and to assist the governor and
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