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March 2, 2022

USARAK hosts media roundtable in response to increased suicide cases

U.S. Army Alaska Commander Maj. Gen. Bryan Eifler, and other USARAK leaders hosted a media roundtable at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Feb. 25, 2022.

March 2, 2022

JBER celebrates African-American History Month

The African-American Heritage Committee hosted a celebration feast at the Iditarod Dining Facility (DFAC) Feb. 23, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, in honor of Black History Month.

March 2, 2022

673d Air Base Wing Annual Awards Ceremony

The 673d Air Base Wing held its Annual Awards Ceremony to honor the wing’s best and brightest in Anchorage, Alaska, Feb. 25, 2022. Each of the nominees were recognized during a medallion ceremony, followed by award presentations later in the evening.

Feb. 22, 2022

1-501st Scout Platoon holds reconnaissance and mobility training

U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the Scout Platoon, 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, hold reconnaissance training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 10, 2022. The training consisted of trailblazing undeveloped wilderness and scouting a simulated opposition force. The Scout Platoon held the training to test reconnaissance and mobility capabilities in an arctic environment.

Feb. 22, 2022

611 ACOMS conduct cyber defense activities in remote Arctic location

Stepping off a U.S. Air Force C-12 Huron and into freezing air, four members of the 611th Air Communications Squadron made their way to one of the most remote radar sites in the country, located 350 miles above the Arctic Circle and just outside the village of Utqiagvik.

Feb. 11, 2022

Joint effort supports JBER Respiratory Clinic

Managing January’s spike in positive COVID-19 cases meant a joint effort needed to occur to meet the demand for tests and increased traffic at the 673d Medical Group Respiratory Clinic at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Feb. 8, 2022

Emergency Management Airmen hold radiological response training

773d Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management technicians recently held training designed to simulate a plane collision involving a nuclear warhead, testing the Airmen's ability to respond to and contain a radiological incident in an Arctic environment.

Feb. 4, 2022

1/40 CAV conducts live-fire maneuver training

Cavalry scouts assigned to A Troop, 1st Squadron (Airborne), 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, conduct live-fire maneuver training on the Light Infantry Collective Training Course at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 2, 2022. The training focused on eliminating simulated enemy positions through fire team movement. USARAK trains year-round to increase lethal combat support in an Arctic environment.

Feb. 1, 2022

673d CS Airmen integral in global communications system

U.S. Airmen with the 673d Communications Squadron were critical to the install of a 120-foot-tall High Frequency Global Communications System antenna tower at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, with the finishing touches slated to be completed later this year.

Jan. 28, 2022

3rd Wing in action at JBER

Aircraft assigned to 3rd Wing take off and land at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 27, 2022.

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