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Arctic Warrior Chiefs’ Group Choice Award winner of the Month – October 2018
SSgt Chelsea Baione was selected as the Chief's Choice Award winner for the month of October 2018.
Oct. 17, 2018 - Name:  SSgt Chelsea BaioneUnit:  673 ABW/CCN, Elmendorf PME CenterJob Description:  As the NCOIC of

Travel drug free with Red Ribbon Week
Oct. 16, 2018 - The Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson community joins people across the country in celebrating a drug-free lifestyle during the annual Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23 to 31.

JBER provides support during Red Flag-Alaska 19-1
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Alpha Battery, 3rd Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment (HIMARS), 18th Field Artillery Brigade, use a jack on a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) during Red Flag-Alaska 19-1 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 11, 2018. Their unit was tasked to provide long-range artillery support for RF-A exercising interoperability with U.S. Air Force units to showcase their capabilities and develop a relationship with the other services.
Oct. 15, 2018 - Red Flag-Alaska is a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise for United States and international forces flown under simulated air combat conditions taking place at Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex over Alaska.

Sitka 43 continues to serve eight years after fatal crash
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Pamela Proteau, a 773d Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, picks up part of a wing using a 10k all-terrain forklift to remove wreckage debris at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 28, 2018. Proteau was part of a large wreckage disposal team whose mission was to remove debris from the fatal crash of the Sitka 43 C-17 Globemaster III that had been stored at JBER since 2010. After multiple shipments, the ‘Sitka 43’ wreckage is finding a new purpose at the Air Force Safety Center (AFSEC) Crash Lab at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.
Oct. 15, 2018 - More than eight years ago, a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III belonging to the 3rd Wing and operated jointly with the 176th Wing, lifted off the runway at what was then known as Elmendorf Air Force Base, to conduct practice for an upcoming airshow.

Bring on the snow: Snow Barn is ready
The 773d Civil Engineer Squadron conducts the annual Snow and Ice Parade at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 4, 2018. Regardless of the amount of snowfall, the snow barn works to keep the runways and roads clear and ready for emergency missions 24/7.
Oct. 11, 2018 - The mountains are topped with snow, signaling the end of summer and the coming of winter. As another winter gears up, so do personnel with the 773d Civil Engineer Squadron snow barn.

JBER’s 773d LRS Airmen train to rig ‘em up right
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Danielle Primas, the 773d Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight noncommissioned officer in charge and U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeants Douglas Moye and Nick Braun, both 773d LRS combat mobility technician supervisors, discuss technical orders before a scheduled air drop at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 3, 2018. These combat mobility technicians, sometimes referred to as riggers, are responsible for the packing of parachutes and building various cargo platforms to bring personnel and valuable cargo down from the sky safely.
Oct. 5, 2018 - While many Logistics Readiness Squadrons often get labeled as “all-purpose squadrons” there is a small group of less than one percent of this U.S. Air Force community who get their wings in a specialty known as rigging.

JBER making strides against breast cancer
Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson community run a breast cancer awareness 5K run at JBER, Alaska, Sept. 28, 2018. More than 300 people rallied together to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October is nationally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the goal of raising awareness of breast cancer signs and symptoms and emphasizing the importance of early diagnosis.
Oct. 3, 2018 - More than 300 Soldiers, Airmen and members of the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson community rallied together in support of breast cancer awareness with a 5K run on base Sept. 28.
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DOD Headlines
Chiefs of Defense Conference Looks to ‘Win the Peace’ Against Violent Extremism
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Brett McGurk, the U.S. special envoy for the global coalition to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, brief the press at the Counter Violent Extremist Organization Chiefs of Defense Conference held at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 16, 2018. DOD photo by Jim Garamone
Oct. 16, 2018 - Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted the Counter Violent Extremist Organizations Chiefs of Defense Conference, which drew representatives from 83 nations, including all the U.S. combatant commanders and commanders of counter terrorism operations from around the world.

Dunford Asks Defense Chiefs to Guard Against Complacency
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, leads his fellow chiefs of defense to a meeting on countering violent extremist organizations at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 16, 2018. Dunford joined with the defense chiefs from 82 nations to discuss the way forward. DOD photo by Jim Garamone
Oct. 16, 2018 - Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford welcomed chiefs of defense from 82 nations to the third Counter Violent Extremist Organizations conference at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

Navy, Gerard Butler Collaborate to Tell 21st Century Submarine Yarn
Actor Gerard Butler and Navy Vice Adm. Fritz Roegge, current president of the National Defense University, speak about the movie “Hunter Killer” during a Pentagon news conference, Oct. 15, 2018. DOD photo by Jim Garamone
Oct. 15, 2018 - Hollywood came to the Pentagon as actor Gerard Butler spoke to Pentagon reporters about his collaboration with the U.S. Navy in making “Hunter Killer,” a submarine movie.

Stoltenberg, Scaparrotti Talk Deterrence Aboard Aircraft Carrier USS Truman
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, left, with Army Gen. General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, Supreme Allied Commander Europe and commander of U.S. European Command, attend a joint press conference aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the North Sea, Oct. 12, 2018. NATO photo
Oct. 15, 2018 - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe and commander of U.S. European Command, participated in a news conference aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. The carrier is participating in Exercise Trident Juncture 18, the largest NATO exercise since the 1980s. The exercise will be held Oct. 25-Nov. 7.

Dunford Praises Service Members’ Accomplishments at Boston Event
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to retired Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, Founder of the Travis Mills Foundation, during the New England Council Annual Dinner at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center in Boston, Oct. 11, 2018. Dunford was one of four honorees named New Englanders of the Year.  DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Oct. 12, 2018 - The U.S. military is an honorable and respected profession and a way for Americans to serve something larger than themselves, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Boston.
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