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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      Alaska Army National Guard Soldiers and two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters of 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, boarded an Alaska Air National Guard C-17 Globemaster III operated by 144th Airlift Squadron Airmen Sept. 17, 2018, bound for the Hurricane Florence humanitarian relief effort.

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      September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month – a month-long time to remind us of our responsibility to help prevent suicide and help the people with whom we live and work.

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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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      Dec. 24, Santa will be traveling around the world, delivering presents to all the girls and boys. To help keep tabs on Santa, North American Aerospace Defense Command, including Alaska, will track him across the globe to ensure safe travels.

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      Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson plans to host Winter Fest 2017, a free annual event for everyone with base access, at the Hillberg Ski Area, on Dec. 21.

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      From the time an expecting mother presents a positive pregnancy test, healthcare professionals of the 673d Medical Group at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson hospital are ready to promote a healthy pregnancy and the safe delivery of the baby.

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      To honor the legacy service members create, an Airman in technical training saw an opportunity to generate a program resulting in the donation of more than 1,000 sought-after stripes within a six-month period. 

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      Approximately 40 U.S. Airmen from the 773d Civil Engineer Squadron and 40 Republic of Korea Airmen from Gwangju trained together at Gwangju Air Base for a week to learn a new runway repair process for wartime contingencies.

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      Two Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Airmen earned the Levitow award during Airman Leadership School and enlisted Professional Military Education, which earned them the opportunity to fly in a C-17 Globemaster III flight simulator.

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      Many Soldiers and Airmen have never experienced convoy or combat situations. The Mission Training Complex on JBER provides training simulations to help these Soldiers and Airmen succeed downrange.

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      First Lady Melania Trump speaks with children at the Month of the Military Family Celebration event  at the Arctic Oasis on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Nov. 10. The First Lady was returning from a Pacific Theater tour she attended with President Donald Trump. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master…

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      For the third year in a row, Airmen with the 673d Force Support Squadron and food-service Soldiers from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson have the opportunity to intern at Glacier Brewhouse in downtown  Anchorage to enhance their knowledge of commercial kitchen operations. 

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      Pinned behind the engine block of the pickup truck he was riding in before his world exploded, Senior Airman Christopher Bowerfind couldn’t move a hair to his left or his right for fear of being riddled by bullets from anti-Afghanistan insurgents perched on a ridge raining PKM machine gun fi…

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      Anchorage recently had an outbreak of mumps. As of Sept. 25, there were 15 documented cases of mumps in people between the ages of 14 and 58.

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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