JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON

JBER proves ready with earthquake-skilled CE Airmen

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 02/08/2019 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska It was an unusually warm September week in 2018 when Sophia Lee, a 673d Civil Engineer Squadron structural engineer, attended a local seminar titled, "ATC-20-1 Post-earthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings." Although Lee, like most attendees, was already prepared to
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Security Forces Airmen first to attend local police academy

Story by A1C Jonathan Valdes on 02/04/2019 Two Airmen from the 673d Security Forces Squadron started a six-month-long training course at the Anchorage Police Department's Officer Academy, Dec. 17, 2018. Staff Sgt. Jacob Sleik and Airman 1st Class Joshua Worley, patrolmen at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, are the first security force
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JBER flies through exercise Patriot Grizzly and Winter Fury

Story by A1C Caitlin Russell on 01/31/2019 Active duty and Air Force Reserve Airmen from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, Calif., on Jan. 15, to conduct in-house and joint training, until Feb. 13, 2019. Aircrew and pilots with the 525th Fighter Squadron, 90th
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JBER AFE shop participates in Patriot Grizzly

Story by A1C Caitlin Russell on 01/31/2019 Airmen with the 3d Operations Support Squadron and the 477th Operations Support Flight aircrew flight equipment shops participated in exercise Patriot Grizzly at Marine Air Station Miramar, San Diego, Calif., from Jan. 15 to Feb. 13, 2019. "Pilots depend on the AFE team
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Patriot Grizzly 2019 B Roll F18s

Story by TSgt Jonathan Foster on 01/31/2019 JBER F-22 Raptors train with several MCAS Miramar units during Patriot Grizzly and Winter Fury Exercises.
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PACAF cultivates CE Airmen with ground-breaking RADAS training

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 01/30/2019 For more than nine days, 12 civil engineer Airmen from several Pacific Air Forces bases recently participated in a secondary operator training course of the newly adopted Rapid Airfield Damage Assessment System at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. RADAS, one of the Air Force Civil
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Paws to Read continues legacy

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 01/22/2019 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska The Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Library is continuing to offer an opportunity for children in kindergarten through fifth grade to read out loud to local service dogs. "We started the Paws to Read program three years ago, in reaction to
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Best in PACAF: 673d LRS achieves 93% vehicle mission-capable rate

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 01/22/2019 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska Recently, the third-largest vehicle maintenance fleet in the U.S. Air Force, centered at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, has achieved and maintained a 93-percent mission-capable rate. Such a solid Pacific Air Forces ranking proves the 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron is ready
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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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