Jayden Cruz, 2, plays with a toy airplane during the Arctic Thunder Open House at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 29, 2022. 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 to include the JBER Joint Forces Demonstration Team, U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, Pacific Air Forces C-17 Demonstration Team and U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher)

Why wait for 2026?

Why wait for 2026 when you can join us this Sunday, July 21st, at Arctic Thunder Open House? Gates open at 9 a.m. for public access to the open house. Please carpool where possible as parking is limited. Some important areas to review: We look forward to seeing you there.