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Arctic Warrior Chiefs’ Group Choice Award winner of the Month – March 2019
SSgt Michael McKenzie was selected as the Chief's Choice Award winner for the month of March.
March 21, 2019 - Name: SSgt Michael R. McKenzieUnit: 673 CONSJob Description: Contracting Officer/Contract

Your home, your voice: Neighborhood mayors
March 19, 2019 - For service members and families who reside on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, knowing who to contact about specific housing questions can be helpful.

JBER closures and limited hours during Polar Force
March 19, 2019 - The 673d Air Base Wing, 3rd Wing, 176th Wing and 477th Fighter Group will be participating in Polar Force from March 25 to April 5. This means some base services will either be closed or have limited hours.

Thoughts on TAP, my second time through
March 14, 2019 - For me, separation is just around the corner. I’ve been stressing about the lengthy checklist in my Virtual Military Personnel Flight, what household goods I need to sell and what I want Travel Management Office to take to my home of record, and if I should fly my cats to the Lower 48 or subject them (and myself) to the torture of a 50-hour drive to Denver, Colorado. However, I haven’t been stressing about employment, my resume, what health insurance I’ll use when my time with Tricare runs out, or how to use my Veterans Affairs loan – I’ve had plenty of time to think about these things in the Transition Assistance Program.

Airmen helping Airmen with AFAF Campaign
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jonathan Valdes Montijo, 673d Air Base Wing photojournalist, visits the Air Force Assistance Fund website, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 13, 2019. The AFAF is an annual effort to raise funds for the charities that provide support to our Air Force family in need, which runs from March 18 through April 26, 2019.
March 14, 2019 - The 2019 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign will kick off March 18 and run through April 26 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

3rd Wing transfers C-17 aircraft supply to 176th
New Hampshire Air National Guardsmen Airman 1st Class Ryan Allen and Airman Timothy Gregoire, both from the 157th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s central storage, validate the specific location and stock numbers of parts, March 11, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. While at JBER, the Guardsmen are training as well as helping with the transfer of all C-17 Globemaster III supply turnover from the 673d LRS to the Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th LRS.
March 12, 2019 - Eight C-17 Globemaster III aircraft based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, are quickly approaching the second anniversary of their assignment from the 3rd Wing to the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard.

JBER Airmen attend SERE refresher course
Combat Survival Training students finish a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape course at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March, 7, 2019. Combat Survival Training is the SERE refresher course for high-risk personnel to get reacquainted with some of the skills they learned during the extensive S-V-80A course at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington.
March 12, 2019 - The 3rd Operations Support Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape conducted a Combat Survival Training course at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 7, 2019.
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Dunford Presents Legion of Merit to Japanese Counterpart
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presents the Legion of Merit to Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Adm. Katsutomi Kawano, Japan’s chief of staff, during a ceremony at Fort Myer, Va., March 21, 2019. DOD photo by Jim Garamone
March 22, 2019 - Defense Department officials celebrated the U.S.-Japanese alliance yesterday as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff presented the Legion of Merit to his Japanese counterpart during a full-honor arrival ceremony at Fort Myer, Virginia.

Dunford Describes U.S. Great Power Competition with Russia, China
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discusses the great power competition among the U.S., China and Russia with CNN Reporter Barbara Starr at the Atlantic Council in Washington, March 21, 2019. DOD photo by Jim Garamone
March 21, 2019 - Russia and China are competitors to the United States and both nations are looking to overturn the current rules-based international order, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at the Atlantic Council’s Commanders’ Series.

‘Rosie the Riveter’ Recounts Women’s World War II Service
Air Force Lt. Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, director of staff, Headquarters Air Force, right, points out a Pentagon display to Mae Krier, center, March 20, 2019. With them is Dawn Goldfein, wife of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein. DOD photo by David Vergun
March 21, 2019 - Mae Krier went to Capitol Hill, hoping to get Congress to recognize March 21 as an annual Rosie the Riveter Day of Remembrance. Rosie the Riveter was an iconic World War II poster showing a female riveter flexing her muscle.

Shanahan: Space Force to Preserve Margin of Dominance, $19 Trillion Economy
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, March 20, 2019. The secretary discussed the Defense Department’s efforts to organize its space mission. DOD photo by Lisa Ferdinando
March 20, 2019 - If the gap is to be maintained between what the United States has in space technology and capability and what its closest competitors have -- a gap that’s closing fast -- it’ll be the recently approved Space Force that maintains it, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said.

Guardsmen Spring into Action for Rescue, Relief Operations in Nebraska
Airmen fill sandbags at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., during preparations for anticipated flooding of the base, March 16, 2019. An increase in water levels of surrounding rivers and waterways caused by record-setting snowfall over the winter, in addition to a large drop in air pressure, caused widespread flooding across Nebraska. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Rachelle Blake
March 20, 2019 - Nebraska National Guardsmen performed 107 aerial rescues of stranded Nebraskans, and they helped to evacuate people and pets via ground transport, during unprecedented flooding.
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