Maj. Nick Krajicek U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron slot pilot, exits his F-16 Fighting Falcon during the Arctic Thunder Open House at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 1, 2018. During the biennial open house, JBER opens its gates to the public and hosts multiple performers including the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, JBER Joint Forces Demonstration and the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Valdes Montijo)

Arctic Thunder 2020 Cancelled

The Arctic Thunder Open House, which was scheduled for July 11-12, is canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.“We tried for months to explore a responsible way to open JBER’s gates to the community to showcase our Joint Force capabilities and aerial acrobatics,” said Col. Patricia Csànk, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and 673d Air Base Wing […]

Owen, 4, plays with an F-16 Fighting Falcon model during the Arctic Thunder Open House at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 1, 2018. During the biennial open house, JBER opens its gates to the public and hosts multiple performers including the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, JBER Joint Forces Demonstration and the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Valdes Montijo)

JBER continues to plan Arctic Thunder 2020

Despite the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, personnel at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and aerial demonstration teams continue planning the 2020 Arctic Thunder Open House, currently scheduled July 11 and 12. The Department of the Air Force recently suspended public outreach activities and support to community events through May 15. This suspension includes, but is not limited to: […]

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Arctic Thunder – Eyes Above The Horizon

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson is excited to announce the return of Arctic Thunder Open House, scheduled for July 11-12, 2020. This much-anticipated event is free to the public and showcases two full days of world-class aerial acrobatics and military demonstrations featuring the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds. Join us as we give the local […]