JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON NEWS

Joint Readiness Exercise demonstrates Army's transportation and rapid deployment capabilities

Story by PFC Joshua Cowden on 09/16/2019 When putting together a puzzle, one must understand how all of the pieces fit together and create the bigger picture. Each puzzle piece is a separate entity and contributes to the completion of the whole subject. Planning and executing a large scale Joint
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Ohio National Guard Travels to the Last Frontier

Story by SrA Kregg York on 09/15/2019 Every year, Airmen in the Air National Guard leave their home base and families, usually for multiple weeks at a time, to get some extra training, or training not easily available back home. This ensures that they are ready to deploy anywhere i
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Michigan Airmen Train in Alaska

Story by SSgt Samara Taylor on 09/06/2019 Members of the 127thCommunications Flight, 127thLogistics Readiness Squadron and 127th Wing staff are spending two weeks training with the 176thWing of the Alaska Air National Guard and the active duty Air Force's 673rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, for readiness training. The
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11th Air Force commander honored during Alaska Native naming ceremony

Story by A1C Emily Farsworth on 09/04/2019 The Alaska Federation of Natives hosted a naming ceremony honoring U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Thomas Bussiere for his service and active engagement with the Alaska Native community on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 28, 2019. Bussiere, commander, Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense
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Director, Air National Guard visits 176th Wing Airmen

Story by David Bedard on 08/29/2019 Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, director, Air National Guard, visited with 176th Wing Guardsmen at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Aug. 26 and 27. The director is responsible for formulating, developing and coordinating all policies, plans and programs affecting more than 105,500 Guard members and civilia
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Michigan, Alaskan Guardsman Work Together to Strengthen Radio Comms

Story by TSgt Daniel Heaton on 08/28/2019 Two Air National Guard Citizen-Airmen, one each from Michigan and Alaska, worked together to add additional capacity to a crucial rescue communications network that serves Alaska. To an outsider, it may have looked as simple as positioning a new antenna on a communicatio
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Encouraging resiliency through recreation

Story by 2nd Lt. Brigitte Brantley on 08/23/2019 Within just an hour's drive of Anchorage are hundreds of opportunities for Airmen and Soldiers to get outside and enjoy the beauty Alaska is known for globally. As the days at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson quickly head toward near-complete darkness, the visit of
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Let the hunting season begin

Story by SrA Jonathan Valdes on 08/14/2019 Hunting season is now in session for Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson's service and community members interested in this outdoor activity. The Alaska wilderness provides a unique challenge and experience which can turn into long-lasting memories, or tragic ones if not taken seriously. A recent
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JBER Soldiers, Airmen begin joint readiness exercise

Story by 2nd Lt. Brigitte Brantley on 08/14/2019 Over the next two weeks, units from across Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson will participate in a Sea Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise that will include large equipment movements from the base to the Port of Alaska. Designed to help test and validate the ability
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Readiness and Relationships

CE Weekly submission by Capt Kyle Moore and SMSgt Eduardo Zepeda, Jr. Want to submit your own story for the CE Weekly? Email CEWeekly@AirForceCE.com for more information! __________________________________________________________________________________ The Arctic Engineers of the 673rd Civil Engineer Group, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, traveled to Gwangju Air Base, Korea in April to
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Whitewater rafting and glacier hiking with Task Force True North

Story by A1C Samuel Colvin on 08/07/2019 First thing on a Thursday morning, I learned I was going to be writing a story about a Task Force True North activity the following day whitewater rafting and glacier hiking. Yes, please! Being brand-new to the Air Force, Public Affairs and Joint
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