• 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.

  • Braving the Last Frontier: recounting the ITI 1,000-mile ultramarathon

    Frozen air whips by, sinking its teeth into any inch of exposed skin it can find. Snow pushes in from all sides, forcing its way through waterproofed layers and attempting to soak everything beneath. Dozens of pounds of gear are pulling and dragging and begging to stop as they are carried ever

  • 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.

  • 673d Dental Squadron hosts the Federal Services Dental Meeting

    Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s 673d Dental Squadron hosted the 32nd Annual Federal Services Dental Meeting at the Arctic Warrior Event Center at JBER, Alaska, Aug. 5, 2021. The Alaska Federal Services Dental Meeting is a long-standing tradition of education and fellowship between the Uniform

  • JBER hosts decontamination training exercise

    Traveling from a multitude of different bases, Airmen gathered at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to participate in a decontamination training exercise July 12 through 16.

  • Health Promotion teaches meal prep

    Meal prep is still on-trend in social media circles, but starting can be a challenge. U.S. Airmen and Soldiers attended a Health Promotion-led class and Commissary tour to learn the basics of meal prep and nutrition at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, April 19.