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Be mindful of the school zone areas August 18, 2017 — In less than a week, the majority of area schools will be in session. The 673d Air Base Wing Safety Office reminds service members and families driving to and from work or dropping off their children to be situationally aware.  “Keep an eye on children once school is in session, especially during busy hours in the morning and afternoon,” said Air MORE

Red Flag-Alaska 17-3 August 15, 2017 — Personnel from the British Royal Air Force 47th Squadron perform a display of aerial acrobatics in their C-130 Hercules as part of Red Flag-Alaska 17-3, Aug. 11, 2017. Red Flag-Alaska participants are organized into "Red" aggressor forces and "Blue" coalition forces. "White" forces represent the neutral controlling agency – RAF participants in this MORE

Air Force Major rises up as a Warrior Games medalist August 11, 2017 — Air Force Maj. Teresa Sellers, a nurse anesthetist with the 673d Surgical Operations Squadron had her military career planned out. After being assigned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, she was ready to venture out to her next assignment.  When life throws you a curve ball you have to learn to adjust and put everything on hold. This is what MORE

Service members exercise new operational concepts during ARCTIC ACE August 9, 2017 — More than 250 service members participated in exercise Arctic ACE here early July in an effort to validate new warfighting concepts. MORE

What to expect at the Alaska State Fair August 9, 2017 — The Alaska State Fair will be in full swing from 24 Aug. to 4 Sept. at the Alaska State Fairgrounds in Palmer, one hour north of Anchorage. The fair attracts close to 300,000 visitors per year.  The Alaska State Fair hosts several vendors, food to please every palate, rides, concerts, acrobats, animals, educational exhibits, record-setting giant MORE

Moose Run Golf Course time-trial race August 8, 2017 — The Arctic Bicycle Club hosted a 10-mile time-trial race at the Moose Run Country Club at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 3, 2017. For more than 15 years, the club has hosted road race events at JBER. MORE

Conquering The Great One- An Air Force Captain’s story of summiting Mt. Denali August 7, 2017 — The low rumble of a distant avalanche woke me – a common occurrence during the brief summer climbing window in the Alaska Range. The sun completed its nightly circle in the sky – it won’t set for another month at this latitude – and came back to shine on our camp at 14,200 feet, warming the world around me as its rays reflected across the snow. The cold that ‘night’, likely around -20, confined me to my sleeping bag for the past 11 hours and I was ready to shake the frost from my bag and begin the push to high camp. MORE

Women's Equality Day August 4, 2017 — The 673d Air Base Wing will host the Women’s Equality Day on August 25, 2017, at the JBER Exchange from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Forty-six years ago, U.S. Representative Bella Abzug of New York introduced a bill designating August 26 of each year as Women’s Equality Day. The date commemorates the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution MORE

USAFSAM visits JBER for genome sequence testing August 4, 2017 — Two scientists from United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited the 673d Aerospace Medicine Squadron Public Health Flight at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 24 to 30 to further test genome-sequencing technology. MORE

673d Security Forces train in 'controlled chaos' July 31, 2017 — The 673d Security Forces Squadron conducted active-shooter training July 18 and 25 with approximately 160 members and 40 volunteers in hostage scenarios to better their response and handling of a variety of high-stress circumstances. MORE

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