JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON

Colony Glacier Part 1: Joint team unearths lost service members

Story by SSgt Nicole Leidholm on 07/10/2019 ANCHORAGE, Alaska Airmen, Soldiers, Sailor and contractors came together in June to search for additional remains from a crash that happened nearly 70 years earlier. On November 22, 1952, a C-124 Globemaster II, which had 52 passengers and crewmembers aboard, crashed into Mount
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DAY ZERO FOR ALASKAN SOLDIERS

Story by SGT Alex Skripnichuk on 07/09/2019 Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska Paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, and other Soldiers from Alaska started their first day of Air Assault training here July 9, 2019. More than 100 Soldiers gathered next
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134th MDG Airmen explore "the Last Frontier"

Story by SSgt Darby Arnold on 07/09/2019 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (June 24, 2019) When Airmen go on their annual deployment, the focus is on training. But, what do Airmen do during their off-duty hours? Airmen from the 134th Air Refueling Wing Medical Group conducted their annual deployment for training at Joint
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MD5 Boot Camp ideas come to life

Story by SrA Crystal Jenkins on 07/09/2019 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska In February 2019, 40 innovators - comprised of service members and civilian employees from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and Eielson Air Force Base attended an "MD5 Boot Camp." The outcome of this workshop focused on the commander's local priority of
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Security Forces Defenders graduate from local police academy

Story by SrA Jonathan Valdes on 07/03/2019 After six months at the Anchorage Police Department's Officer Academy, two Airmen from the 673d Security Forces Squadron graduated the course June 6, 2019. Staff Sgt. Jacob Sleik and Senior Airman Joshua Worley, patrolmen at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, were the first security force
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JBER Glide Fit sees growing demand

Story by SrA Crystal Jenkins on 06/28/2019 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska Due to steadily growing participation, Glide Fit classes are now offered three times a week at the Buckner Physical Fitness Center aquatics department at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The newest aquatics-based stability program combines the benefits of stand-up paddle
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673d SFS Airmen shoot for Advanced Designated Marksman rating

Story by SrA Crystal Jenkins on 06/28/2019 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska To sustain their lethality, Airmen from the 673d Security Forces Squadron on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, fired M24 Sniper Weapon System rifles to retain their Advanced Designated Marksman status, June 14, 2019. As the Air Force's highly trained sharpshooters,
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134th MDG Airmen travel to Alaska for training

Story by SSgt Darby Arnold on 06/25/2019 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (June 21, 2019) Airmen from the 134th Air Refueling Wing Medical Group traveled to Anchorage, Alaska for their annual deployment for training here, June 16-29. The 134th MDG participates in this Medical Field Annual Training (MFAT) as part of the Air
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Ready Player One and Two!

Story by SSgt Laura Montgomery on 06/24/2019 Members of the 145th and 159th Security Forces Squadrons wait in anticipation while enveloped in a dark room in the 176th Security Forces Squadron building at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, A.K. The only light emits from three large screens surrounding two player
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POL Airmen keep Northern Edge fueled

Story by SrA Jonathan Valdes on 06/17/2019 Airmen from the 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels section provided assistance to the two-week exercise Northern Edge 2019 hosted at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, throughout May. Not only did they support, they were a unique piece of the puzzle, bringing an incredible amount
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Pacific senior enlisted leaders meet for historic Red Flag-Alaska

Story by SSgt Curt Beach on 06/12/2019 Red Flag-Alaska 19-2a Pacific Air Forces-directed exercise that allows U.S. forces to train with coalition partners in a simulated combat environmentis underway at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson through June 22. Approximately 2,000 personnel are flying, maintaining and supporting more than 85 aircraft from more
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