Archive of: In Service

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'Glad to finally be home' March Issue 4 2012

'Glad to finally be home'

It’s good to be home.

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet March Issue 3 2012

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet

Swooping down from an open Alaska sky, two 90th Fighter Squadron F-22 Raptor fighters - tail numbers 4090 and 4190 - flew above the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson flight line in formation and at speed.

Afghan security forces make explosive progress March Issue 2 2012

Afghan security forces make explosive progress

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Signs of progress for the Afghan National Security Forces was made in the icy city of Gardez on Feb. 18 when an improvised explosive device was discovered by Afghan Uniformed Police...

U.S. Army Alaska chief of staff to serve as “Mr. Mom” March Issue 1 2012

U.S. Army Alaska chief of staff to serve as “Mr. Mom”

Col. Gary Agron ended his three-decade military career in the same place he grew up — Alaska.

Auto shop and understanding March Issue 1 2012

Auto shop and understanding

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Afghan Border Police and Afghan Uniformed Police from all areas of Regional Command-East have been coming to Forward Operating Base Gardez to learn how to work on vehicles...

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade February Issue 4 2012

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Soldiers have different ways of marking away their deployment times.

Learning to survive — and escape February Issue 3 2012

Learning to survive — and escape

There are only approximately 400 Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists in the Air Force, and two of them reside at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Not so far from home February Issue 2 2012

Not so far from home

As it turns out, the rugged terrain surrounding Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson is actually a pretty good double for Afghanistan.