Army Spc. Raven Cano, assigned to the 6th Brigade Engineer Battalion (Airborne), 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, provides security as part of the Joint Forces Demonstration during the Arctic Thunder Open House, July 1, 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)

Joint Forces Demonstration

Welcome to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s first-ever virtual presentation of our 2020 Joint Forces Demonstration — Operation COVID Strike!What you are about to see is a demonstration of Alaska’s Air Force and Army capabilities in a simulated combat environment. Alaska is positioned in a strategic location for both the Air Force and Army where air and […]

Two Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawks and a U.S. Army Alaska CH-47 Chinook approach the flight line as part of the Joint Forces Demonstration during the Arctic Thunder Open House at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 1, 2018. This biennial event hosted by JBER 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 Alejandro Peña)

Step inside the CH-47 Chinook

The CH-47 Chinook helicopter is a military workhorse, providing not only a way to get troops in and out of hot spots, but also a great platform for airlifting cargo, vehicles, and critical supplies. With seats for more than 30 passengers and plenty of cargo space, this helo is a star with the Alaska Army […]

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JBER Fire and Emergency Services

JBER’s Fire and Emergency Services personnel are always ready – whether it’s fighting structure or wildland fires, providing emergency medical assistance, rescuing people from icy rivers, or dealing with hazardous materials. Take a look at some of what they do and what makes being a firefighter on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson special.