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  • Airpower demo showcases mission readiness, total force integration

    Airmen and aircraft from across Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson participated in a “Moose Walk” and integrated training event here and at the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, or JPARC, May 5.
  • Amid COVID-19, 673d MDSS Airmen innovate added layer of protection

    Two 673d Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) Airmen refined their invention of a plastic barrier to protect medical providers treating patients with COVID-19, and airborne diseases in general, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 7, 2020.
  • Confirmed COVID-19 Case on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

    An active-duty Airman tested positive for COVID-19 on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The member recently returned from overseas travel and is following public health protocols while self-quarantined at their off-base residence. 
  • Struggle became strength for JBER security forces patrolman

    It was a routine traffic stop at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, because a driver’s vehicle registration was expired. However, the security forces specialist was having trouble communicating with the driver because the driver didn’t speak much English, but she did speak Spanish.
  • Intel Airman’s quick action saves contractor’s life

    Despite an unprecedentedly hot summer and the plume of wildfire smoke that engulfed Anchorage, Alaska, it was a typical work-day for Senior Airman Alaina Armentrout. As a Cryptologic Language Analyst for the 381st Intelligence Squadron, she was helping the Alaska Learning Center prepare lesson materials.
  • Special Tactics operators simulate first-ever extreme cold weather FARP with next generation fighters

    For the first time, aircrew with the 27th Special Operations Wing, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, along with a team of Special Tactics Airmen carried out a simulated FARP for F-22 Raptors assigned to Pacific Air Forces’ 3rd Wing in an extreme cold weather environment during Emerald Warrior at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, January 21-31.
  • Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson mechanic innovates safety solution

    The older deicing trucks at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, weren’t engineered with anchor points on top for mechanics to tether themselves with a fall-protection harness in case they slip. Thanks to a civilian Airman with a passion for Air Force safety, innovation and Alaska, that’s changing.
  • Medics train hoist muscles with Alaska National Guard aviators

    Medics from the 6th Brigade Engineer Battalion (Airborne), 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, conduct training with aviators from the Alaska Army National Guard at Neibhur Drop Zone, Nov. 26, 2019, to hone their life-saving and Medevac hoist skills for the paratroopers’ upcoming rotation to the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La.
  • Travis Air Force Base Airmen confront arctic weather

    Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Airmen hosted a five-day training for Airmen from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., at JBER, Alaska, Nov. 18-22, 2019.
  • Guardian Angel Section supports Alaska’s rescue mission

    “Always sure,” said Alaska Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Ferdie Villaflores, 176th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician. “That is the motto we live by here in the Guardian Angel Section. The motto for the rescue community is ‘so others may live,’ and we need to be sure their equipment works 100 percent of the time, no matter what.”
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