• Military pays for Alaska service members' flights home

    Service members assigned to Alaska duty stations can take a military-paid flight home, according to a recent Department of Defense policy change. Per the June 1 update to the Joint Travel Regulations, eligible Alaska service members can be reimbursed for the cost of one round-trip airfare from their

  • Wounded Warriors Find Solace in Athletics

    Two U.S. Air Force veterans who concluded their active-duty careers at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson are competing in the upcoming Department of Defense-wide Warrior Games Challenge at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California, June 1 to 15.

  • Through it all, Airman bounces back after hardship

    An Airman from the 176th Communications Flight exemplifies someone who had a difficult childhood but refused to give up in the face of their struggles by using her military career and available resources to overcome adversity and achieve success.

  • 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

  • JBER partakes in Exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2023

    The U.S. Transportation Command kicked off Exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2023’s field training portion with key players from 673d Medical Group and Golf Company, Detachment 2, 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion, Alaska National Guard at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska on March 13.

  • JBER Hospital hosts first K-9 combat medical training course

    The 673d Medical Group, with the help of the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Veterinary Treatment Facility, held its first-ever K-9 Tactical Combat Casualty Care class at the JBER hospital Sept. 1. The joint branch course touched on life saving topics such as emergency airway management, abdominal

  • JBER lab team increases capabilities, postured for future

    The 673d Medical Group Laboratory team greatly increased its capabilities to test for the COVID-19 virus and other respiratory infections when it acquired two high-capacity analyzers — one in November 2021, and another in January 2022.