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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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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.

Remembering fallen Yukla 27 crew
Surviving family members, distinguished guests and members of 962nd Airborne Air Control Squadron attend the Yukla 27 25th anniversary memorial ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 22, 2020. Yukla 27, a U.S. Air Force E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control system aircraft assigned to the 962nd AACS, encountered a flock of geese Sept. 22, 1995, and crashed shortly after takeoff on a routine surveillance training sortie, killing all 24 Canadian and U.S. Airmen aboard.
Sept. 23, 2020 - Surviving family members, distinguished guests and members of the 962nd Airborne Air Control Squadron gathered for a solemn memorial ceremony Sept. 22, 2020, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to honor the 24 Canadian and U.S. Airmen lost in one of the deadliest aircraft accidents in U.S. Air Force history.
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Esper Details Approach for Strengthening Alliances, Partnerships
Philippine Airman 2nd Class Carlos P. Elamparo acts as a gunner for Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Callen Shouse during a surface-to-air missile simulation at Col. Ernesto Ravina Air Base, Philippines, Oct. 10, 2019, during Kamandag 3, an exercise that aims to enhance military-to-military relations and multinational coordination.
Oct. 20, 2020 - Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper discussed the importance of alliances and partnerships in national security during an event at the Atlantic Council.

Defense Official Calls Artificial Intelligence the New Oil
Nand Mulchandani, chief technology officer of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, takes part in a panel discussion for the
Oct. 19, 2020 - The governments or countries that get the best datasets will unquestionably develop the best artificial intelligence, the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center's chief technology officer said.

DOD, HHS Name Partners to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines in Long-Term Care Facilities
The 378th Expeditionary Medical Squadron recently installed new COVID-19 test equipment at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, Aug 14, 2020. The BioFire Diagnostics System increases the medical staff’s capability to identify possible COVID-19 cases on base by producing results within an hour.
Oct. 17, 2020 - As part of the Operation Warp Speed effort, long-term care facilities across the U.S. will be able to sign up to have one of two major U.S. pharmacy companies come to their facilities and administer COVID-19 vaccines to residents at no charge.

People, Policy, Performance Readiness Mean U.S. Prepared to Fight
A soldier from Task Force Atlas of the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team prepares for a convoy security mission at Al Asad, Iraq, Jan. 25, 2010.
Oct. 15, 2020 - With the number of non-deployable service members below the goal of 5% and an increase in mission-capable equipment, the Defense Secretary says the military is ready to fight tonight if need be.

Esper Discusses New Technologies Designed to Give Warfighters the Advantage
1st Cavalry Division Sustainment loads vehicles during rail-load operations at Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 30, 2020
Oct. 15, 2020 - Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper discussed Army modernization efforts during the Association of the U.S. Army's annual meeting.

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