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Two Spartans killed, three injured in attack May Issue 3 2012

Two Spartans killed, three injured in attack

The U.S. Army said on Tuesday, May 15 that two paratroopers based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson were killed when their Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device on May 13 near the town of Bowri Tana in Eastern Afghanistan.

Pantagon limits F-22 flights May Issue 2 2012

Pantagon limits F-22 flights

U.S. Army Alaska to get new commander May Issue 2 2012

U.S. Army Alaska to get new commander

Maj. Gen. Michael X. Garrett will become the 36th commander of the U.S. Army in Alaska during a ceremony on May 17 at JBER's Pershing Field.

Chaplain prays for all May Issue 2 2012

Chaplain prays for all

The Army has taught chaplain Ken Bolin a lot about religion — and not just his own.

Last Raptor arrives at JBER May Issue 2 2012

Last Raptor arrives at JBER

Members of the 3rd Wing of the 525th Fighter Squadron, along with friends and family members, gathered at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Saturday, May 5, to watch as the final F-22 Raptor produced for the Air Force at Lockheed Martin’s Marietta, Ga. factory touched down in Alaska.

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.

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