Archive of: In Service

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May Issue 2 2012

Jordon D. Thompson

Air National Guard Airman Jordon D. Thompson, of Eagle River, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

May Issue 2 2012

Blast claims JBER soldier

The U.S. Army said Tuesday that a 30-year-old soldier stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson died on Sunday, May 6 when the vehicle he was commanding was struck by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

May Issue 1 2012

Soldier not guilty in Russian roulette death

A jury acquitted an Army soldier on Thursday of manslaughter and homicide charges in the death of a friend during a drunken game of Russian roulette.

Farewell service held for fallen JBER soldierFarewell service held for fallen JBER soldier May Issue 1 2012

Farewell service held for fallen JBER soldierFarewell service held for fallen JBER soldier

A ceremony April 26 at the Soldier’s Chapel on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson commemorated the life and sacrifice of Army Spc. Jeffrey Lee White, a paratrooper from the currently deployed 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment.

May Issue 1 2012

Guest editorial: Mental health treatment delays hurt military veterans

If a military veteran went to the hospital with an obvious wound, it’s natural to expect that treatment would commence without delay.

April Issue 5 2012

New system to streamline JBER recreation access

A new system will soon be implemented at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson which will make recreational areas on the base easier to access for those with military affiliation as well as those without.

21-year-old soldier killed in Afghanistan April Issue 4 2012

21-year-old soldier killed in Afghanistan

A 21-year-old paratrooper assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson was killed in an improvised explosive device attack on Tuesday, April 3 while on patrol in Afghanistan.

TF Spartan mechanics train Afghan counterparts April Issue 4 2012

TF Spartan mechanics train Afghan counterparts

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Fourteen members of the Afghan Border Police and Afghan Uniform Police received certificates of completion for a five-week maintenance and recovery course from vehicle mechanics...

Military medical professionals arrive in Alaska April Issue 3 2012

Military medical professionals arrive in Alaska

Military aircraft carrying participants for Arctic Care 2012 arrived in Alaska Monday, April 9 for the largest recurring joint military medical readiness and logistics training exercise.

Blue Geronimo detains suspected insurgents April Issue 2 2012

Blue Geronimo detains suspected insurgents

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Paratroopers from Task Force Blue Geronimo detained two suspected insurgents near the Pakistan border, south of Matun district.