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May 2, 2023

US, Multinational service members, ships, aircraft meet in Alaska for Northern Edge 23-1

Thousands of U.S. service members, five ships and more than 150 aircraft are scheduled to participate in Northern Edge 2023 (NE23-1), a joint field training exercise at various locations in and around Alaska, beginning May 4, 2023.

April 27, 2023

“Every day is a good day”: Memories of Kimberly Pfender flood JA courtroom, dedication ceremony

Coworkers and friends gathered to celebrate the life and honor the memory and legacy of Kimberly “Ms. Kim” Pfender, a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant, during a 673d Air Base Wing Judge Advocate courtroom dedication at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 6.

April 26, 2023

JBER partners with Anchorage community, promotes safe recreational base access

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson leadership speaks to Anchorage community members about the importance of safe recreation procedures on military training lands and encourages the use of the iSportsman website to recreators.

April 26, 2023

Back to reaper roots: All-call highlights history of 3rd Wing

U.S. Air Force Col. Kevin Jamieson, commander of the 3rd Wing, recently held an all-call connecting the Wing's heritage and lineage to their recent exercises. He highlighted the Wing's legacy, including their success during the Battle of the Bismarck in World War II, when they were previously called the 3rd Attack Group.

April 26, 2023

673d Medical Group Airmen hone emergency response skills

673d Medical Group Airmen hone emergency response skills during the Arctic Warrior Challenge. The Arctic Warrior Challenge was a scenario-based field training exercise designed to hone the 673d Medical Group Airmen’s tactical combat casualty care (TCCC) skills, improve operational readiness, and foster unit cohesion.

April 25, 2023

Arctic Spark drives innovation with inaugural technology expo

The 673d Air Base Wing’s Arctic Spark cell recently partnered with industry professionals to host a technology exposition at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 19 and 20.

April 21, 2023

JBER support F-35A Lightning IIs during Arctic Gold 23-2

A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing, Eielson Air Force Base, prepares to land during Arctic Gold 23-2 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 18, 2023. AG 23-2, a continuation of AG 23-1, helped to refine and train the wing’s Agile Combat Employment capabilities to conduct fighter operations from multiple locations while testing command and control capabilities.

April 13, 2023

Welcome home, Bulldogs

The 525th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, also known as the Bulldogs, returned from Kadena Air Base, Japan, April 8 after a five-month deployment to support Pacific Air Forces’ efforts to bring more advanced fighter aircraft forward to the western Pacific while Kadena Air Base’s F-15C Eagles began their journey back to the United States.

April 11, 2023

Blind Betty: JBER’s resident disabled black bear

Tasked with the safety of people and animals on base and enforcement of laws and recreation regulation on base, 673d Civil Engineer Squadron conservation law enforcement officers often respond to bears or other wildlife in residential areas on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. In 2021, JBER’s chief CLEO responded to a call regarding a particular bear napping under a playground slide.

April 11, 2023

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Exchange Named Among Top in the World

The Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Exchange has been named among the best in the world, receiving the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s highest honor, the Director/CEO Cup.

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