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Aug. 31, 2021

JBER hosts Women’s Equality Day 5k Run

A runner passes an information station during a Women’s Equality Day 5K at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 26, 2021. JBER hosted events across the installation to celebrate women in the military community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Emily Farnsworth)

Aug. 31, 2021

1-40 CAV runs gas chamber for best squad competition

U.S. soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron (Airborne), 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, vaporize o-Chlorobenzylidene malononitrile (CS) tablets to create non-lethal CS gas for a CBRN defense station at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 26, 2021. Soldiers assigned to the 4/25th IBCT completed various stations for a best squad competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Emily Farnsworth)

Aug. 30, 2021

Innovation in the Operating Room

U.S. Air Force Maj. Nick Lents, a 673d Surgical Operations Squadron nurse, identified a problem with the bed design in operating rooms that could made it difficult to apply safety restraints. Working with the Artic Spark team, they developed a 3D-printed part that would help support the restraints in positions they normally could not be applied, allowing for increased safety and effectiveness in the operating room.

Aug. 30, 2021

39th Airlift Squadron takes to the skies during RED FLAG-Alaska

The 39th Airlift Squadron, from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, conducts a training sortie during RED FLAG-Alaska 21-3. RF-A 21-3 is a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment. A series of commander-directed field training exercises provide joint offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support, and large force employment training.

Aug. 30, 2021

Anchorage MEPS recruits Alaska’s first U.S. Space Force member

U.S. Army Capt. Jesse Ferguson, Anchorage Military Entrance Processing Station operations officer, swore in Ethan Groves as Alaska’s first recruited U.S. Space Force Guardian May 3, placing the recruit on a direct path to Basic Military Training and marking another milestone in the new service’s growth and development.

Aug. 27, 2021

U.S., Australian forces strengthen coalition air dominance in RED FLAG-Alaska 21-3

RED FLAG-Alaska 21-3 concluded at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 27, strengthening interoperability and showcasing air dominance in the Indo-Pacific region.

Aug. 26, 2021

National Guard helps with massive Afghanistan evacuation

National Guard Airmen and Soldiers from around the United States are playing a key role in the historic evacuation of tens of thousands of people from Afghanistan.

Aug. 23, 2021

Meet JBER's newest advocate

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson welcomed a new advocate to the installation in support of military families, privatized housing, and installation leadership in February.

Aug. 20, 2021

School season returns to JBER

As the weather cools off and summer begins to wind down, back to school season enters full swing on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, bringing with it a host of important safety updates across the installation.

Aug. 20, 2021

Eagle River High School JROTC completes Leadership Reaction Course

Eagle River High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets completed an obstacle on the Leadership Reaction Course 6 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 6, 2021.

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