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  • January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

    January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and the 412th Medical Group wants people to know that there’s a lot they can do to prevent cervical cancer. Each year, more than 11,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer.Human papillomavirus is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity, and it causes almost all cases of
  • Air Force-wide lodging rates increase

    Effective Jan. 1, the Air Force Lodging Program has increased nightly lodging rates service-wide in support of Department of Defense reform objectives to make business operations more efficient and provide Airmen with an improved lodging experience.
  • JBER implements revised CBRN training

    Effective Jan. 8, 2019, the 773d Civil Engineer Squadron implemented a newly-revised chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defense training course at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

    During these coming cold and dark months, let us resolve to seek the hope and joy of tending to the external and internal activities that meet our human needs, and of helping others to do so as well.
  • Holiday Safety 101

    When people are busy decorating, shopping, entertaining or traveling during the holiday season, the rush to complete their to-do lists could lead to a lack of emphasis on proper safety practices.
  • AFIMSC Innovation Office seeks game-changing ideas

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Office launches a program in the new year to help Airmen implement their innovative ideas. The campaign, open Jan. 1-31, 2019, gives military and civilian members of mission support groups worldwide a chance to fund their ideas and partner with innovation experts.
  • JBER pumped for new fuel facility

    The 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Dec. 6, 2018. The ceremony served as the unveiling of a new state-of-the-art fuel offloading facility called a JP-8 Alternate Offload Header, providing JBER a new alternate fuel receipt capability.
  • JBER ‘rocks’ after 7.0 magnitude earthquake

    In less than 48 hours after the 7.0 magnitude Earthquake striking the Anchorage area at 8:29 a.m. the morning of Nov.30, 2018, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is mission ready and capable of resuming regular operations.
  • Major changes to medical policies good news for Reservists

    When Col. John Buterbaugh took the helm as the command surgeon at Air Force Reserve Command in late summer 2018, he wanted to make some bold changes to improve processes for the 70,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen serving across the nation and around the world.
  • Combating suicide: What can I do today?

    Multiple Air Force initiatives are working toward a common goal; Empowering Leaders and Airmen to increase morale, cohesion, and readiness by recognizing when Airmen need help, decreasing barriers to help-seeking, and creating a culture in which Airmen and their families thrive.