JBER assessing, recovering after significant Anchorage-area earthquake

011218 | Dec. 1, 2018


Service members from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson are currently accounting for personnel and conducting a damage assessment of installation facilities from today's earthquake, and preparing to provide emergency support to the base populace and the community as needed.


While a tsunami is not expected to affect the Anchorage area, JBER personnel are trained and prepared for the possibility.


No further information is available at this time. As information becomes available, regular updates will be posted on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) official Facebook page, and through later news releases.


673d Air Base Wing Public Affairs is available at 907-552-7913.




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