The Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s senior enlisted advisor is ensuring Soldiers, Airmen and military families stay ready and resilient with BE FIT options in Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson restaurants, Expresses and main Exchange.

      In remembrance of America’s prisoners of war and those missing in action, the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson community gathered for a ceremony followed by a ruck march and Armed Services YMCA of Alaska food drive Sept. 21.

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      More than 20 service members met with administrators and educators from the Anchorage School District at Begich Middle School Sept. 27 as part of Anchorage School Business Partnerships.

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      Today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice.

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      Changes resulting from the Real ID act may affect individuals wishing to access Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson as early as Oct. 10.

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      The Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s senior enlisted advisor is ensuring Soldiers, Airmen and military families stay ready and resilient with BE FIT options in Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson restaurants, Expresses and main Exchange.

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      In remembrance of America’s prisoners of war and those missing in action, the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson community gathered for a ceremony followed by a ruck march and Armed Services YMCA of Alaska food drive Sept. 21.

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      Active-duty Airmen assigned to the 3rd Wing, Reserve Airmen from the 477th Fighter Group, and Alaska Air National Guardsmen of the 176th Wing do a foreign object debris walk at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson May 18. Airmen conducted the FOD walk to remove debris that could damage aircraft a…

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      The Army Emergency Relief Program is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to Soldiers – both active-duty and retired – and their families. This year AER celebrates its 76th anniversary; the program began Feb. 5, 1942.

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      Every year on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, military and civilian law enforcement come together to remember those who have fallen in the line of duty. 

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      Despite thick rain and looming clouds, 15 Soldiers from across eight states battled it out at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to determine the top noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier for Region VI May 14 through 17. 

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      The pointy end of the Air Force spear is metal – the titanium, steel and aluminum of aircraft. Whether in sheets or bearings, struts or bushings, it can be damaged. That’s where Air Force welders and machinists step in.

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      More than 100 Airmen, Soldiers and family members attended two tree-planting ceremonies to celebrate Arbor Day and the life of a volunteer at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson May 17 and 21.

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      Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman, Morrill Worcester, in 1992 when his company, Worecester Wreath had a surplus of holiday wreaths. Wreaths Across Ameri…

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      In an effort to encourage members of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to get out during the winter, the Fit to Fight Cross Country Ski program offers free ski equipment rentals at the Eagleglen Fitness Park.

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      Gary Harrison, Chickaloon Native Village chief, and Air Force Col. George Dietrich, 673d Air Base Wing and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson commander, sign a memorandum of agreement at the Arctic Warrior Events Center Dec. 5. The MOA established a relationship between JBER and the CNV to conv…

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      As temperatures and snow fall, it is important for Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s Aurora Military Housing tenants to be aware of what is expected of them in terms of winter procedures and policies.

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      The 673d Communications Squadron is in the midst of the Department of Defense mandate to transition to a Microsoft Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline by March 31, 2018 – and there is more to the project than replacing computers. 

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      The Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command Region provides continuous surveillance of Canadian and U.S. airspace, with the ability to detect and identify any potential threats or interests, and inform essential assets for a timely and effective response.

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      The report published here contains actual cases involving Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Airmen in the use or sale of illegal drugs from 2016 and 2017. All of the Airmen listed were involuntarily separated from the Air Force without an honorable service characterization, which resulted in t…

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      The 673d Air Base Wing and 3rd Wing have been selected to participate in the True North Program, a research study that will help commanders understand the needs of Airmen at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

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      Beginning in October 2017, the 673d Medical Group Women’s Health Clinic replaced the Natera prenatal Panorama testing with LabCorps’ InformaSeq prenatal testing at the JBER hospital.

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      Believe it or not, though Alaska’s winter air is cold and dry, people keeping their homes warm also trap moisture inside, which causes problems with mold if not managed. 

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      Counter Intelligence Awareness Training and the Foreign Travel Prebrief and Debrief Program haven’t changed, but their enforcement has.  

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      Each body is different, so everyone’s diet will be different too. Some bodies can’t ingest or tolerate some foods, or don’t benefit from them. Working around this can be difficult.

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      Army 1st Lt. Tyler Scheppler, 725th Brigade Support Battalion, is authorized to make disposition of personal effects of Warrant Officer Chadri… Read more