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May 9, 2022

Royal Air Force partners with RED FLAG-Alaska

The U.S. and the United Kingdom have long had a “special relationship,” fighting side-by-side in numerous conflicts since the mid-19th century. Service members continue that relationship here at RED FLAG-Alaska 22-1.

May 9, 2022

Air Force courtroom reopens on JBER

The 673d Air Base Wing Judge Advocate Office held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly remodeled Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Air Force Courtroom, May 5, 2022. The ceremony marked a huge milestone for the 673d ABW JA Office as they celebrated the renovation of their 30-year-old courtroom.

May 5, 2022

Royal Air Force supports RED FLAG-Alaska 22-1

Royal Air Force participate in RED FLAG-Alaska 22-1

May 4, 2022

Buckner Parent-Child Center opens on JBER

The center will provide more opportunities for service members to maintain physical fitness and take care of their families, ensuring the strength and readiness of America’s Arctic Warriors.

May 3, 2022

Eagle River High School designated the 2022 Purple Star School

Eagle River High School in Eagle River, Alaska was designated the 2022 Purple Star School on April 15, 2022. The Purple Star Award is an annual designation given in April, the Month of the Military Child, to military friendly schools based on criteria established by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development’s Purple Star Advisory Board. 

May 2, 2022

F-15 Eagles trains with F-22 Raptors

F-15 Eagles assigned to the 144th Fighter Wing in Fresno, California, trained with F-22 Raptors from the 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson as part of the Alaska Dissimilar Aircraft Combat Training exercise from April 11 through 28.

April 26, 2022

JBADD, Preventing DUIs one free car ride at a time

Joint Base Against Drunk Driving is a volunteer program offering free rides to any Department of Defense ID holders, with the goal of preventing drunk driving amongst military members.

April 14, 2022

3rd MUNS receives munitions, largest Air Force barge operation

U.S. Airmen with the 3rd Munitions Squadron offload BLU-111 munitions at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 12, 2022. Over the course of eight days, the 3rd MUNS received the largest barge operation for the Air Force totaling 150,000 pounds of explosive weight. This is the 3rd MUNS annual inventory restock of both training and real-world munitions.

March 29, 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 deeper into the Alaska wilderness. 

March 24, 2022

962nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit preps E-3 Sentry for takeoff

962nd Aircraft Maintenance tow an E-3 Sentry AWACS from its hangar and marshal before takeoff.

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