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 - Any service member or dependent at JBER who has COVID symptoms should be tested. Self-referral drive-up testing offered at the JBER Respiratory Clinic. Mon - Sun 7 A.M. - 3 P.M.
 - Further reduction of garrison and tenant services--we are working to find ways to provide virtual services as much as possible
 - Commissary and AAFES resources will remain available with current mitigating efforts in place
 *** Latest JBER COVID updates can be found here: https://www.jber.jb.mil/Coronavirus/ ***

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C-12s keep long-range radar sites, remote areas functioning
U.S. Air Force pilot 1st Lt. Keith Schaper, a native of Arcadia, Fla., assigned to the 517th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, performs a pre-flight inspection on a C-12F Huron, Oct. 22, 2020. The Huron is a versatile twin-engine turboprop primarily used by the military for limited passenger and light cargo transport, embassy support, and medical evacuation if needed.
Oct. 23, 2020 - Everyone on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson has seen the F-22 Raptors soaring above the installation. Most see the C-17 Globemaster IIIs on a regular basis. The C-5 Galaxy and C-130 Hercules are not unusual sights. But unless you work near the flightline, you may never notice the small C-12 Hurons coming and going, despite their extensive work in the Last Frontier. One of JBER's critical missions is supporting the long-range radar sites around the state – remote outposts which protected America and Canada in the Cold War, and which continue their mission today.

Sleep is critical - for children and adults
Four ways to improve sleep hygiene
Oct. 19, 2020 - Routines play an important part in mental health. One routine people often overlook when they have coping problems, depression, weight issues, behavior changes, or decreased athletic performance, is sleep. I personally struggled for many years to find balance and routine regarding sleep because I am afraid of missing something – I get caught up in checking my phone at night.

673d SGCS hosts commander immersion tour
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Pierre Castro, 673d Surgical Operations Squadron surgical technician, performs a surgical instrument inspection, post surgical cleanings, for U.S. Air Force Col. Kirsten Aguilar, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and 673d Air Base Wing commander, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Lee Mills, JBER and 673d ABW command chief, during a 673d SGCS immersion tour at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 29, 2020. Aguilar familiarized herself with the 673d SGCS and its role in supporting readiness after taking command of the installation July 14, 2020. The 673d SGCS provides a full range of medical care to include surgical and non-surgical intervention to JBER and the greater Anchorage area.
Oct. 16, 2020 - U.S. Air Force Col. Kirsten Aguilar, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and 673d Air Base Wing commander, participated in the 673d Surgical Operations Squadron immersion tour at JBER, Alaska, Sept. 29, 2020.

JBER educates at health promotion event
A U.S. Army soldier receives a pamphlet on nutritional food choices during the 'Ask the Registered Dietitian' Nutrition and Taste Testing event at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 29, 2020. The event was held to educate service members about how food and nutrition effect military readiness, while also offering samples of healthier choices to service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Caitlin Russell)
Oct. 8, 2020 - Providing care and educational tools is the mission for the 673d Medical Group, and was featured during the ‘Ask the Registered Dietitian’ Nutrition and Taste Testing event at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 29, 2020.

Phase-out of the Survivor Benefit Plan-Dependency and Indemnity Compensation Offset
Oct. 5, 2020 - The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 modified the law that request an offset of Survivor Benefit Plan payment for surviving spouses who are also entitled to Dependency and Indemnity Compensation from the Department of Veteran Affairs.

‘Dicemen’ take Comms behind the scenes
U.S. Airmen with the 673d Communications Squadron attend a 90th Fighter Squadron immersion at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 29, 2020. The tour provided the Airmen with a behind-the-scenes experience of the operations in the 90th FS and showcased the 90th FS’s mission that JBER’s Airmen support. Leadership of the 90th FS hopes to expand the program in the future.
Oct. 2, 2020 - The 90th Fighter Squadron hosted a first-of-its-kind immersion tour for nine Airmen with the 673d Communications Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 29, 2020.

673d MDOS hosts JBER commander immersion tour
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jason Henderson, 673d Medical Operations Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of developmental pediatrics, briefs U.S. Air Force Col. Kirsten Aguilar, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and 673d Air Base Wing commander, during a 673d MDOS immersion tour at JBER, Alaska, Sept. 24, 2020. Aguilar familiarized herself with the 673d MDOS and its role in supporting installation readiness after taking command of the installation on July 14, 2020. The 673d MDOS works to enhance the performance and overall health of JBER in order to ensure combat effectiveness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Crystal A. Jenkins)
Sept. 30, 2020 - U.S. Air Force Col. Kirsten Aguilar, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and 673d Air Base Wing commander, participated in the 673d Medical Operations Squadron immersion tour at JBER, Alaska, Sept. 24, 2020.
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Alliance United in Afghanistan Strategy
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks at the end of the second day of virtual meetings of NATO Defense Ministers in Brussels, Oct. 23, 2020.
Oct. 23, 2020 - "In together, out together" was the mantra NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg used in discussing troop levels in Afghanistan at the conclusion of the latest meeting of alliance defense ministers.

DOD Posts Webpage to Aid in Reporting Civilian Casualties
A service member types at a laptop keyboard.
Oct. 23, 2020 - The Defense Department has created a website listing the email and postal mailing addresses of the combatant commands so people can report information on civilian casualties.

Army Financial Management Office Partners With DOD for AI Solutions
The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center and the Defense Innovation Unit hope to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to help the Army reduce the amount of time it takes to correct financial errors.
Oct. 23, 2020 - The Army turned to the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center and Defense Innovation Unit for help in reforming financial systems using artificial intelligence solutions.

Mission Engineering: Ensuring Key Technologies Drive the Joint Warfighting Concept
A Delta IV rocket carrying the Air Force's Wideband Global Satcom-10 satellite lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., March 15, 2019. The high-capacity military communications satellite is part of an ongoing effort to provide ground troops with the ability to send larger transmissions more quickly.
Oct. 22, 2020 - The Defense Department must increase the pace by which critical technologies are integrated into the force to achieve the National Defense Strategy goals.

Esper Repeats U.S. Commitment to Guarantee Israel's Qualitative Edge
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper greets Israeli Defense Minister  Benjamin Gantz, prior to hosting a Bilat at the Pentagon, Oct. 22, 2020.
Oct. 22, 2020 - During an impromptu press conference, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark. T. Esper reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to maintain Israel's qualitative superiority in weapons sales.

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