• JBER commander declares end of public health emergency

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – The Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson installation commander has rescinded the Public Health Emergency (PHE) originally declared on Nov. 9. Because of the steady reduction in community transmission of COVID and maintained medical capability and sufficient

  • JBER receives COVID-19 vaccine and begins inoculations

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – As 2020 draws to a close, staff with the 673d Medical Group at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, are vaccinating healthcare workers and other critical JBER personnel to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.The installation’s first batch of Pfizer’s COVID-19

  • JBER Public Health Emergency extends 30 days

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – The Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson installation commander has renewed the Public Health Emergency (PHE) declared on Nov. 9 for an additional 30 days. JBER remains in Health Protection Condition CHARLIE due to sustained community transmission of COVID-19.

  • JBER transitions to HPCON Charlie Oct. 16

    In response to increases in COVID-19 cases at JBER, Anchorage and the state of Alaska, JBER officials ordered the transition to Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie effective Friday, Oct. 16. Installation visitor pass procedures remain unchanged. Beginning Oct. 17, the Government Hill Gate

  • JBER begins Polar Force exercise October 5

    Oct. 5 signals the beginning of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s bi-annual mission readiness exercise, Polar Force, which runs through Oct. 16.Polar Force is a two-week exercise designed to test JBER’s mission readiness. This exercise will strengthen and develop the skills service members require