MEDIA ADVISORY - JBER Salutes local COVID-19 Heroes

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Media is invited to cover the aerial demonstration and aircraft static display portion of the JBER Salutes event to show appreciation for nearly 100 Anchorage area “COVID Heroes” and their guests Friday, July 10 from 4 to 5 p.m.

The essential workers, who were nominated for their support to Alaska during the COVID-19 pandemic, will tour various areas of the installation, view exhibits, and demonstrations by Military Working Dog, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, and CBRN teams. Spectators will also view a Joint Forces Demonstration, an F-22 Raptor aerial demonstration, and numerous aircraft on display.

Media will be given the opportunity to interview event organizers, participants and spectators. B-roll of events earlier in the day will be provided to the news media.

Media desiring to cover JBER Salutes must contact the JBER Public Affairs office by sending an email to or call (907) 552-8160 before noon, Friday, July 10 to coordinate escort to the venue. Please provide the name of the media outlet, the reporter and a phone number.  

Editor’s Note: This event is not open to the public. Social distancing guidelines will be adhered to.