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Performers Announcement

With Arctic Thunder Open House 2022 only a few months away, the planning team has been fast at work locking down all the preparations for its first in-person show since the COVID-19 pandemic. We are please to announce that the following performers are confirmed to join our team for 2022. This amazing cast of performers […]

An F-22 Raptor flies past a C-17 Globemaster III 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 Senior Airman Curt Beach)

2022 Is Coming….

As we reflect on the past year and hastily make our New Year’s Resolutions, it comes to mind that big changes often start with a small, but achievable goals. Whether your goal is to try new foods, experience new things, meet new people, spend time with family, or finding the perfect funnel cake consider adding […]

An F-22 Raptor makes a high-speed pass showcasing the Air Combat Command F-22 Demonstration Team during the Special Needs and Department of Defense Family Day at the Arctic Thunder Open House, June 29, 2018. This biennial event hosted by Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is one of the largest in the state and one of the premier aerial demonstrations in the world. The event features multiple performers and ground acts to include the JBER joint forces, U.S. Air Force F-22, and U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstrations teams, June 30-July 1. (U.S. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher)

The F-22 Raptor

The F-22 Raptor is one of the hottest planes in the U.S. Air Force’s inventory. With speed, stealth, and incredible maneuverability, this aircraft is a central part of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s mission set. Learn what it takes to keep this bird going and how dozens of Air Force career fields make it happen – from […]

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 […]