• Women's History Month in Alaska

    In June 1948, President Harry Truman signed the Women's Armed Service Integration Act which allowed women to have permanent status in the armed forces. Since then, women across all branches have made their mark in today’s military and continue to strive for a better tomorrow.

  • 11th Air Force and JBER leaders gather for 673d Air Base Wing Immersion

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. David Nahom, commander, Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command Region, Alaskan Command and Eleventh Air Force, recognizes Mrs. Joy Parker, executive officer, 673d Air Base Wing, during a 673d Air Base Wing immersion tour at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska,

  • Alaska Command leadership attends Civil Air Patrol brief

    Service members and civilians of the Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command Region, Alaskan Command, and Eleventh Air Force, including Alaskan NORAD Region and ALCOM Commander Lt. Gen. David Nahom, attended a briefing by the Alaska Civil Air Patrol in Anchorage, Alaska, Feb. 20, 2024.

  • Wings of legacy: A leader's journey in the spirit of the Tuskegee Airmen

    “The soul of America is what makes us unique among all nations,” stated the White House Proclamation on National Black History Month, 2024, issued on Jan. 31. “We are the only country in the world founded on an idea …. the idea that we are all created equal and deserve to be treated with equal

  • ASYMCA honors Air Force staff sergeant at annual event

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Simpson was recognized at the Armed Services YMCA of Alaska's 47th Annual Salute to the Military event for his exceptional service, leadership, and commitment to community initiatives.

  • JBER's crew chiefs keeping aircraft operational with deicing

    U.S. Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Blassi Shoogukwruk, an aircraft de-icing supervisor with the 176th Maintenance Operations Flight, operates the basket of a GL-1800 deicing truck at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Feb. 13, 2024. During the harsh Alaska winter months the mission of the 3rd

  • Civilian first sergeant aims to strengthen resilience

    The duties of Department of Defense civilian employees, as well as their mental health, can often be overlooked in the military world, but when a civilian first sergeant comes into play, it’s a game changer.

  • JBER hosts 2024 chief induction ceremony

    Six senior master sergeants were inducted into the tier of the U.S. Air Force’s highest enlisted rank – chief master sergeant – in a ceremony at the Arctic Warrior Event Center on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 9, 2024.

  • Logistics squadron implements cutting-edge fuels training

    The petroleum, oil and lubricants team from the 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron partnered with a local digital media company; the POL school at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas; and POL personnel at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, to develop the JBER Fuels Trainer, a virtual-reality program

  • Opening Ceremony for African-American/Black History Month

    The Hon. Judge Pamela Washington of Florida speaks at the African American/Black History Month opening ceremony at the Arctic Warrior Event Center on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 2, 2024. Washington was the key speaker for the event. Black History Month, also known as