JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska National Guard is hosting a campaign this month to raise awareness and energize efforts to eliminate sexual harassment and sexual assault in the Guard and within the community.
The Alaska National Guard invites community members who have JBER access to the sexual assault prevention and response ceremony, April 6 at 10 a.m. in Hangar 1.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Tech. Sgt. Karen Peterson, noncommissioned officer in charge of command support staff with the Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Logistics Readiness Squadron, checks the paperwork of a deployer as part of the Polar Force 19 exercise on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, April 2, 2019. Polar Force 19 was a readiness exercise designed to test the 176th Wing’s ability to rapidly assemble and deploy an overwhelming combat force anywhere within the Indo-Pacific Theater of operations.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska Coalition for Veterans and Military Families is hosting the inaugural Alaska Veterans and Military Families Summit in Anchorage at the University of Alaska Anchorage, March 29. Topics will cover a wide variety of issues that affect veterans and military families in Alaska. There will be breakout sessions for service providers, veterans and military families.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Diann Richardson, 176th Wing Director of Psychological Health, regularly works with therapy dog, Bolt, as part of the licensed clinical social worker's outreach to the wing.
When Bolt, a honey-colored golden retriever,
saunters into a 176th Wing office suite, he's greeted like a star quarterback or a local celebrity. Because
wing Airmen vie for his attention during these periodic visits, they often stock their offices with chew
toys and dog treats in an effort to give them an edge.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Soldiers with the Alaska Army National Guard’s 207th
Aviation Battalion have provided aerial assistance for the past two days to help in the search for an
overdue snowmachiner on his way from Eek to Quinhagak.
According to the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, the individual departed on snow machine shortly
after 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, headed south for the approximately 30-mile trek.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Lt. Col. Edward Borneo assumed command of the 168th Mission Support Group, Alaska Air National Guard, from Col. Jack Evans during a change of command ceremony today inside the unit’s supply warehouse. Col. Bryan White, commander of the 168th Wing was the presiding officer.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Director of the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, Lt. Col. Keenan Zerkel, will be available for media interviews today at 12:30 p.m. at the JBER Boniface Gate. He will answer questions regarding the suspension of active search effort for the overdue aircraft piloted by Tim Twohy.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Following a recommendation from the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, Lt. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, Alaskan Command commander, suspended the active search for an overdue aircraft piloted by Tim Twohy March 21.
Twohy, piloting a red and white Cessna 172, was reported overdue March 6. Despite extensive search efforts, no sign of the aircraft has been found.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Alaska residents who have applied for State Individual Assistance for the Nov. 30 earthquake must request reconsideration for their application. Many State Individual Assistance applicants have received disaster assistance from FEMA or the Small Business Administration (SBA), and may no longer have earthquake related disaster recovery needs. If applicants still have unmet needs, requesting reconsideration with the state is the final step of the State Individual Assistance process.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska National Guard biathlon team arrived home with medals in tow after competing in the 2019 Chief, National Guard Bureau Biathlon Championships at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho, Vt., from Feb. 23 – 28.
While the AKNG men’s team have competed and placed in previous championships, this was the first time the women’s team participated in the team events and began their legacy with a second place finish in the relay race.
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