Archive of: Military News



3,500-member "Spartan" brigade gets gala send-off November Issue 4 2011

3,500-member "Spartan" brigade gets gala send-off

A send-off ceremony was held Tuesday, Nov. 29 for the 3,500 members of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. The brigade is shipping out to Afghanistan.

New boss at JBER November Issue 4 2011

New boss at JBER

‘Y’ offers low-cost transit November Issue 4 2011

‘Y’ offers low-cost transit

The Armed Services YMCA offers a low-cost transportation service, Y on Wheels, to airmen and soldiers and family members of deployed service members around base.

November Issue 3 2011

Sendoff bash to be held on JBER

Before troops from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson are deployed for dangerous duty in Afghanistan for a year, Deborah Bonito wants them to have a day of fun.

Reserve pilot the first to reach 1,000 F-22 hours November Issue 3 2011

Reserve pilot the first to reach 1,000 F-22 hours

Lt. Col. David Piffarerio, 302nd Fighter Squadron commander, flew his 1,000 flight hour in the F-22 Raptor here Nov. 4, making him the first Air Force pilot to do so.

November Issue 2 2011

Veterans Day 2011

Veterans Day ceremonies were held on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Check out this photo gallery by Star editor Matt Tunseth.