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Prescribed burns planned at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson April 26, 2017 — The Alaska Division of Forestry is planning prescribed burning on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson starting on May 1.   Crews from the Division of Forestry, Chugach National Forest and JBER Fire Department will all take part in the operation.   The burns will target grassy fuels present on approximately 1,775 acres of military training ranges. The MORE
NOISE ADVISORY - EOD Conducting Demolition Operations February 16, 2017 — Explosive Ordnance Disposal will make some noise today, conducting demolition operations from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This training will happen on the Elmendorf side of JBER. MORE
Noise Advisory - Live Fire Training February 07, 2017 — Residents in and around the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson area may hear elevated levels of training noise as Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division take to the field for live-fire training over the next few weeks. High-explosive demolition charges up to 114 pounds will be detonated MORE
Noise Advisory - Live Fire Training February 02, 2017 — Residents in and around the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson area may hear elevated levels of training noise as Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division take to the field for live-fire training over the next few weeks. Artillery rounds will be fired into the Eagle River Flats impact area between 8 MORE
U.S. Army Alaska bans marijuana events for Soldiers September 28, 2016 — U.S. Army Alaska today issued a commanding general policy letter prohibiting Alaska-based soldier attendance at marijuana, cannabis or hemp fairs, festivals, conventions and similar events. These types of events typically involve, but are not limited to, promoting the use of marijuana and disseminating information on the growing and processing of MORE
Department of Homeland Security grants a grace period for REAL ID Act September 18, 2016 — The Department of Homeland Security granted non-compliant states, which included Alaska, a 90-day grace period to the deadline for REAL ID Act of 2005 compliance. The suspense was originally set for October 10, 2016, but officials moved it to January 10, 2017. During this grace period, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson is allowing access to the base based on current practices, but will be informing customers of the REAL ID Act Enforcement Phase requirements to help them prepare for the change in access rules. MORE
Boil Water Notice LIFTED for Moose Crossing Housing August 19, 2016 — The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has LIFTED theboil-water order for previously notified areas on JBER.The water boil order was a protective measure to protect JBER patrons from a pressure loss in the system, which could have compromised the drinking water.All water sample results have been received from a certified lab and meet MORE
Alaskan Command welcomes new commander August 16, 2016 — Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach became commander of Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command Region, Alaskan Command and Eleventh Air Force during a change of command ceremony at JBER today. The ceremony was officiated by General Lori J. Robinson, Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command, MORE
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation lifts boil-water order August 03, 2016 —  "The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has LIFTED the boil-water order for all previously notified areas on JBER.The water boil order was a protective measure to protect JBER patrons from a pressure loss in the system, which could have compromised the drinking water.All water sample results have been received from a certified lab and MORE
2016 Arctic Thunder Open House July 22, 2016 — Arctic Thunder Open House is back on Saturday and Sunday, July 31-31! The event features Army and Air Force units and will highlight the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, Alaska Joint Forces capabilities demonstrations and the F-22 Demonstration Team, among several others. MORE

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