• First corneal transplant performed at JBER Hospital

    Patients with a common eye disease now have alternatives as the 673d Surgical Squadron and Ophthalmology team advanced their skills and performed their first corneal transplant February 27, 2019, at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Hospital.

  • MD5 Boot Camp inspires Airmen-driven innovation

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – During an intensive workshop recently hosted by the 673d Air Base Wing, 40 innovators were given the opportunity to join the largest collaborative community of national security visionaries in the world.

  • JBER hospital and clinic to offer extended holiday hours

    A policy that went into effect Jan. 1, 2019, states the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Hospital will be open on Pacific Air Forces family days. Family days are commander-designated down days which often occur in conjunction with observed government holidays.

  • Tips for combating the wintertime blues

    While the Chugach peaks are cloaked in white and days more swiftly fade to black, moods more often become blue. With the two darkest months of the year approaching, low energy or depressed moods also known as “wintertime blues,” becomes more likely for residents of Anchorage and the Joint Base

  • JBER Halloween happenings

    Halloween comes only once a year, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson offers those keen on dressing up plenty of activities to get out during the month of October.

  • SAPR empowers, supports Airmen

    Sexual assault can be a deeply traumatizing event in anyone’s life. Across the Air Force, Airmen and their families have access to Sexual Assault Prevention and Response or Family Advocacy Program resources to get support and guidance on how to move forward.

  • 'They're battling with me': NCO fights cancer

    (Editor’s note: This is a first in a series of articles on Tech. Sgt. Trepanier) A thin white coat of winter frost blanketed the Anchorage cityscape on Jan. 17, 2017. By 4:30 p.m., the deep purple haze which illuminated the Chugach mountains had all but faded. Outside a local barbershop, the