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May 25, 2023

Two Alaska Security Forces Airmen honored during National Police Week

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C. is the nation’s monument to peace officers who have died in the line of duty—and two U.S. Air Force Airmen from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska were honored during the 35th Annual Candlelight Vigil, May 13.

May 25, 2023

Austere medicine redefined: testing the ATC-EST's capabilities at Northern Edge 23-1

Northern Edge 23-1, a U.S. Indo-Pacific Command sponsored, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) led, multilateral, joint field training exercise, kicked off at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on May 4, 2023. This exercise provided the opportunity to test the capabilities of the Air Transportable Clinic-Establish (ATC-EST), a health service support device designed by the Pacific Air Forces’ Office of the Command Surgeon and a medical modernization team to support agile combat employment operations at forward operating bases.

May 25, 2023

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.

May 25, 2023

Northern Edge 23-1: Alaska’s Role in Joint Forces Readiness

Alaska plays an instrumental role in the United States military strategy; Gen. Billy Mitchell famously told Congress in 1935 he believed Alaska to be “the most important strategic place in the world.”

May 25, 2023

JBER Life rolls out benefits membership to military members for base programs

To promote family unity and involvement, JBER Life offers special memberships for service members and families at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

May 5, 2023

F-22 Raptor rejoins fleet after five-year absence

It was April 2018 when a failed takeoff at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada, left one of the 3rd Wing’s F-22 Raptors in critical condition. After a team went to Fallon for the disassembly and transport of the jet back to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, tail number AF-07-146 spent nearly five years gearing up for a return to the skies. After completion of the long rebuilding process, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Philip Johnson, a functional-check-flight pilot assigned to the 514th Flight Test Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, came to JBER to fly the newly restored aircraft May 4.

May 4, 2023

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.

May 3, 2023

673d MDG hosts Provider Open House

The 673d Medical Group hosted its first annual Provider Open House since the coronavirus pandemic. The Open House allowed network providers and military medical personnel to meet face-to-face and build relationships at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 27.

May 3, 2023

3rd MXG debuts Mission Generation competition

The 3rd Maintenance Group recently launched its inaugural Mission Generation competition at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 28, 2023. The new competition combined the traditional dedicated crew chief, ammunition build, and weapons load competitions into one streamlined format.

May 2, 2023

US, Multinational service members, ships, aircraft meet in Alaska for Northern Edge 23-1

Thousands of U.S. service members, five ships and more than 150 aircraft are scheduled to participate in Northern Edge 2023 (NE23-1), a joint field training exercise at various locations in and around Alaska, beginning May 4, 2023.

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