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  • We will never forget

    Thousands of Americans stood helpless as they watched the streets of New York City fill with smoke and turn to chaos. Planes crashed into the twin towers, the pentagon and in Stony Creek Township, Pa. and 9/11 quickly became one of the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history. Although many of today’s Airmen were not in the military during this time, there are still some who were enlisted during this tragic time. Some even had family in New York at the time of the attack.
  • JBER ASAP office opens “Mock Drug Room” training space

    It would not be surprising to find stacked pizza boxes, overturned soda cans and hygiene products scattered across a teen’s or young service member’s room. These items, while commonplace, are the perfect tools for hidden caches of pills, alcohol and drug paraphernalia. To the unsuspecting parent or first sergeant these things can be overlooked,
  • Researchers study factors influencing Airmen’s tobacco use during technical training

    The Air Force strictly regulates tobacco use during basic and technical training, but some Airmen still use it. Air Force researchers are working with the University of Virginia to uncover why Airmen use tobacco.
  • Scobee continues legacy of service

    Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of Lt. Gen. yesterday.
  • JBER community prepares for hunting season through safety and education

    With fishing season in Alaska coming to an end, many Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson residents will soon take to the backcountry to fill the gap in outdoor recreation, and the freezer, during this year’s hunting season.
  • Changes coming to dental and vision programs

    The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) ends Dec. 31, 2018. Beginning in 2019, dental and vision plans will be available through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).
  • Red Flag in the Last Frontier: it’s a bear fight

    Crossing paths with an aggressive mother black bear. Losing his footing and plummeting down the jagged terrain of a 3,500-foot mountain peak. He knows his adversaries, and he’s prepared to confront them. Royal Air Force Flight Lieutenant Pete Marshall, 47th Squadron RAF C-130J pilot, is in the Last Frontier for the first time, flying missions in Red Flag-Alaska 18-3 and summiting mountains in his down time.
  • Muldoon Gate to strengthen installation defense, close for 8 weeks

    The Muldoon Gate and Provider Drive, from the gate to the Shoppette intersection, are scheduled to close from Aug. 20 to Oct. 14. During the closure, Arctic Valley Gate (outbound only) will extend its hours from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Additionally, use of Post Road and Richardson Gates is encouraged to not over-stress the Boniface Gate.
  • Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War

    Author: Fred Kaplan
    Reviewer: 1st Lt James Corcoran, USAF

  • 'They're battling with me': NCO fights cancer

    (Editor’s note: This is a first in a series of articles on Tech. Sgt. Trepanier) A thin white coat of winter frost blanketed the Anchorage cityscape on Jan. 17, 2017. By 4:30 p.m., the deep purple haze which illuminated the Chugach mountains had all but faded. Outside a local barbershop, the darkness had set in. Tech. Sgt. Heath Trepanier, a 381st