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 […]
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 […]
Step inside a C-17 Globemaster III
The C-17 Globemaster III is a military workhorse, providing airdrop and airlift capability of personnel, cargo, and equipment around the battle space with amazing versatility.
JBER and 673d Security Forces Squadron’s Military Working Dogs
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s Military Working Dogs are a critical component of the mission. Trained to apprehend fleeing suspects, sniff out explosives, and conduct searches, these canine service members are highly trained. They work with their handlers daily, practicing the skills they need on the battlefield and at home station.
4th Quartermaster Company and 3rd OSS Riggers
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson is home to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) – the Pacific’s only Airborne brigade. To make those operations possible requires the hard work of the Soldiers of the 4th Quartermaster Company (Airborne) – the riggers who pack the parachutes – and their Air Force and civilian counterparts of the 3rd […]