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A caribou cow stands on a hillside at Mile 31 during Military Appreciation Day, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Sept. 15, 2018. The 11th annual Military Appreciation Day included 400 “road lottery” tickets given out to Alaska-based service members. With the warm, dry weather conditions this year, road lottery recipients were given the chance to drive out to the end of the park road at Mile 92.
Two brown (grizzly) bears lay in the sun on a hillside during Military Appreciation Day at Mile 48, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Sept. 15, 2018. The 11th annual Military Appreciation Day included 400 “road lottery” tickets given out to Alaska-based service members. With the warm, dry weather conditions this year, road lottery recipients were given the chance to drive out to the end of the park road at Mile 92.
Service members view of Denali from Eielson Visitor’s Center during Military Appreciation Day at Mile 66, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Sept. 15, 2018. The 11th annual Military Appreciation Day included 400 “road lottery” tickets given out to Alaska-based service members. With the warm, dry weather conditions this year, road lottery recipients were given the chance to drive out to the end of the park road at Mile 92.
Alaska-based service members discover the Eielson Visitor’s Center area during Military Appreciation Day at Mile 66, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Sept. 15, 2018. This was the 11th annual Military Appreciation Day which included 400 “road lottery” tickets given out to Alaskan based military members. The Eielson Bluffs area has always been famous for its amazing views of Denali on clear days, and it is not uncommon to see wildlife on the surrounding hillsides.
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. John Ininns, a 673d Medical Group perianesthesia nurse and 1st Lt. Jacob Bowman, a Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, 99th Medical Group clinical nurse, use a map, hanging in the Main Visitor Center, to plan a trip at Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Sept. 15, 2018. The 11th annual Military Appreciation Day included 400 “road lottery” tickets given out to Alaska-based service members. They used the park’s available resources to plan a backcountry backpacking trip at the park following the event.
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. John Ininns, a 673d Medical Group perianesthesia nurse, points at a map hanging in the Main Visitor Center at Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Sept. 15, 2018. The 11th annual Military Appreciation Day included 400 “road lottery” tickets given out to Alaska-based service members. Ininns was using the park’s resources to plan a backcountry backpacking trip at the park following the event.
Alaska-based service members discover the Eielson Visitor’s Center area during Military Appreciation Day at Mile 66, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Sept. 15, 2018. This was the 11th annual Military Appreciation Day which included 400 “road lottery” tickets given out to Alaskan based military members. The Eielson Bluffs area has always been famous for its amazing views of Denali on clear days, and it is not uncommon to see wildlife on the surrounding hillsides.
Alaska-based service members discover the Eielson Visitor’s Center area during Military Appreciation Day at Mile 66, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Sept. 15, 2018. This was the 11th annual Military Appreciation Day which included 400 “road lottery” tickets given out to Alaskan based military members. The Eielson Bluffs area has always been famous for its amazing views of Denali on clear days, and it is not uncommon to see wildlife on the surrounding hillsides.
Denali is visible to visitors at Reflection Pond during Military Appreciation Day at Mile 85.3 in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Sept. 15, 2018. The 11th annual Military Appreciation Day included 400 “road lottery” tickets given out to Alaska-based service members. With the warm, dry weather conditions this year, road lottery recipients were given the chance to drive out to the end of the park road at Mile 92.
Denali is visible to visitors at Reflection Pond during Military Appreciation Day at Mile 85.3 in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Sept. 15, 2018. The 11th annual Military Appreciation Day included 400 “road lottery” tickets given out to Alaska-based service members. With the warm, dry weather conditions this year, road lottery recipients were given the chance to drive out to the end of the park road at Mile 92.
Senior Airman Joshua Quap, 673d Contracting Squadron contract specialist, receives the Arctic Warrior of the Week award on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 14, 2018. The AWOW is an award highlighting JBER's top performing Airmen.
Customer Service Team Award - August 2018
Customer Service Individual Award - August 2018.
A statue of Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher stands in the foyer of the newly built Fisher House II at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sep. 10, 2018. The Fisher House Foundation was started in 1990 by the Fishers. The program is a unique private-public partnership established to improve the quality of life for military members, retirees, veterans and their families.
U.S. Air Force Col. Patricia Csànk, 673d Air Base Wing commander and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson commander, speaks during the opening ceremony for Fisher House II at JBER, Alaska, Sep. 10, 2018. The opening ceremony featured an array of key speakers, the 9th Army Band, Air Force Honor Guard, a ribbon-cutting and a walk-through.
From the left, U.S. Air Force Col. Patricia Csànk, 673d Air Base Wing and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson commander; U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski; Jenny Hall, Fisher House manager; Terry Parks, Friends of Fisher House president, and David Coker, Fisher House Foundation president, participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Fisher House II at JBER, Alaska, Sep. 10, 2018. Fisher House II features a two-story building with more than 14,000 square feet – 16 suites which include a private bedroom and bath, a shared family room, living room, and common kitchen, and laundry facilities for families.
Jenny Hall, Fisher House manager, receives the key for Fisher House II during the opening ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sep. 10, 2018. The Fisher House program is a network of comfort homes where families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment. The need for another house was so great in Alaska, the foundation funded the building of the second Fisher House. Fisher House II features a two-story building with more than 14,000 square feet – 16 suites which include a private bedroom and bath, a shared family room, living room, and common kitchen, and laundry facilities for families.
David Coker, Fisher House Foundation president, speaks during the opening ceremony for Fisher House II at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sep. 10, 2018. The opening ceremony featured an array of key speakers, the 9th Army Band, Air Force Honor Guard, a ribbon-cutting and a walk-through. The Fisher House program is a unique private-public partnership established to improve the quality of life for military members, retirees, veterans and their families
Terry Parks, Friends of Fisher House president, speaks during the opening ceremony for Fisher House II at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sep. 10, 2018. The opening ceremony featured an array of key speakers, the 9th Army Band, Air Force Honor Guard, a ribbon-cutting and a walk-through. The Fisher House program is a unique private-public partnership established to improve the quality of life for military members, retirees, veterans and their families.
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, talks about the importance of the Fisher House during the opening ceremony for Fisher House II at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sep. 10, 2018. The opening ceremony featured an array of key speakers, the 9th Army Band, Air Force Honor Guard, a ribbon-cutting, and a walk-through. The Fisher House program is a unique private-public partnership established to improve the quality of life for military members, retirees, veterans and their families.