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Oct. 15, 2021

Frozen blood - JBER hosts mobile blood course

Alaska--Blood is important, and freezing blood is a vital life saving capability.

Oct. 13, 2021

4/25 paratroopers conduct CH-47 Chinook airborne jump

U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, conduct airborne operations with CH-47 Chinooks operated by the 1-52nd General Service Aviation Battalion at Malemute Drop Zone on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 5, 2021.

Oct. 13, 2021

IG team welcomes active-duty perspective

When you hear Inspector General, or ‘Go to IG,’ what comes to mind? Is it the dreaded, ‘but that won’t solve anything,’ or is it an enthusiastic ‘Ok, thank you for the advice.’

Oct. 12, 2021

Air Force announces changes for enlisted promotion recommendation points

Air Force officials recently announced changes to the Enlisted Evaluation System’s promotion recommendation point matrix.

Oct. 7, 2021

4/25 Spartans conduct CH-47 Chinook airborne jump

U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, land after jumping from a CH-47 Chinook operated by the 1-52nd General Service Aviation Battalion at Malemute Drop Zone on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 5, 2021. The Spartan Brigade is the only Arctic airborne brigade combat team in the U.S. Army, trained to execute airborne maneuvers in extreme cold weather and high-altitude environments in support of combat, partnership and disaster-relief operations. The 1-52nd GSAB is based at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Oct. 7, 2021

673d CES hosts kickoff event for Fire Prevention Week

The 673d CES hosted a kickoff event Oct. 2 for the community highlighting Fire Prevention Week, which included a smoke trailer so people could experience the disorienting effects of evacuating a smoky area, stovetop fire safety course, and a vehicle-extrication demonstration.

Sept. 28, 2021

773d CES plows through season's first snow

U.S. Airmen from the 773d Civil Engineer Squadron gathered amongst a flurry of snow for a monthly training exercise known as Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Day, or Prime BEEF Day, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Sept. 24.

Sept. 27, 2021

The Young Punch; Airman invents munitions tool

So often people hear that innovation is the key to success, and one U.S. Airman is taking innovation to the next level with Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s Arctic Spark Lab.

Sept. 24, 2021

Arctic Guardians of 211th Rescue Squadron recount evacuation in the face of Iranian missile strike

Arctic Guardians of 211th Rescue Squadron recount evacuation in the face of Iranian missile strike.

Sept. 23, 2021

Alaska community sends first-term service members to Katmai National Park in remembrance of 9/11

The roaring waterfall reverberates, calling out to the residents in Katmai. Answering the call is not the traditional local, but instead a swarm of brown bears, hungrily awaiting the arrival of salmon.

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