Breaking News

COVID-19 Updates and What the U.S. Government is doing about it.

- Any service member or dependent at JBER who thinks they might have COVID symptoms should call the 673d MDG COVID-19 hotline at 907-580-2778, option 1.
- Further reduction of garrison and tenant services--we are working to find ways to provide virtual services as much as possible
- Commissary and AAFES resources will remain available with current mitigating efforts in place

Environmental Restoration

Sixmile Lake Drum Removal ProjectThe Environmental Restoration Section is responsible for cleaning up contamination from past operations by reducing risks to human health and the environment. The section manages the Environmental Restoration Program, Military Munitions Response Program and Contaminated Sites Program. Responsibilities include:
  • Identification and characterization of contaminated sites
  • Planning, programming and budgeting of cleanup projects
  • Cradle-to-grave management of restoration activities
  • Contract oversight
  • Interface with EPA and State representatives regarding cleanup of contaminated sites.

Community Environmental Board
The Community Environmental Board was formed to provide information exchange between the community and the base. With the merger of Elmendorf AFB and Fort Richardson, the board has transitioned to become the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Community Environmental Board. The board will continue to hold semi-annual meetings which are open to the public. See attached fact sheet for more information.

Slides from the October 19, 2016 meeting, are available through the link below.

CEB fact sheet
CEB slides
Environmental Distribution List
To be added to the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson distribution list for periodic updates on environmental restoration programs, provide your name, organization, address and e-mail address to the Environmental Community Relations Coordinator, 673d Air Base Wing Public Affairs (673 ABW/PA), 10480 Sijan Ave. Suite 123, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson AK 99506, or e-mail the information to and ask to be added to the environmental distribution list.
Information Repository and Administrative Record

Information Repository
The Information Repository is the reference source for information about environmental restoration activities at JBER. The Information Repository is located at Alaska Resources Library and Information Services (ARLIS): UAA/APU Consortium Library 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage

Administrative Record
The administrative record is the body of documents and information that forms the basis for the selection of a particular response action at a site. The administrative record for sites at JBER can be viewed on the Web at:
The sites are not listed under JBER. When searching for sites on the electronic administrative record, search under the old installation names (Elmendorf AFB, AK & Fort Richardson, AK)