• Buckner undergoes locker room upgrades

    The Buckner Fitness Center locker room project has entered Phase II. The 673d Force Support Squadron is asking patrons to use Polar Paradise Pool locker rooms during the project. Phase II consists of: Expanded entry ways for ADA access New LED lights A new pool arctic entry A new family changing

  • JBER Fire Fighters and the Alaska Division of Forestry Supress Wildfire

    The Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Fire Department and the Alaska Division of Forestry worked together to contain a wildfire in an unpopulated area near Vandenberg Avenue and Arctic Warrior Drive, at 2:40 p.m., today. JBER emergency responders contained the blaze and suppressed it from spreading

  • Prescribed burns planned at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

    The Alaska Division of Forestry is planning prescribed burning on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson starting on May 1.   Crews from the Division of Forestry, Chugach National Forest and JBER Fire Department will all take part in the operation.   The burns will target grassy fuels present on

  • Noise Advisory - Live Fire Training

    Residents in and around the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson area may hear elevated levels of training noise as Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division take to the field for live-fire training over the next few weeks. High-explosive demolition

  • Noise Advisory - Live Fire Training

    Residents in and around the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson area may hear elevated levels of training noise as Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division take to the field for live-fire training over the next few weeks. Artillery rounds will be

  • U.S. Army Alaska bans marijuana events for Soldiers

    U.S. Army Alaska today issued a commanding general policy letter prohibiting Alaska-based soldier attendance at marijuana, cannabis or hemp fairs, festivals, conventions and similar events. These types of events typically involve, but are not limited to, promoting the use of marijuana and

  • Department of Homeland Security grants a grace period for REAL ID Act

    The Department of Homeland Security granted non-compliant states, which included Alaska, a 90-day grace period to the deadline for REAL ID Act of 2005 compliance. The suspense was originally set for October 10, 2016, but officials moved it to January 10, 2017. During this grace period, Joint Base

  • Boil Water Notice LIFTED for Moose Crossing Housing

    The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has LIFTED theboil-water order for previously notified areas on JBER.The water boil order was a protective measure to protect JBER patrons from a pressure loss in the system, which could have compromised the drinking water.All water sample results