Airman 1st Class Javier Alvarez

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and his spouse, Dawn, visited Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska at the tail end of a two-week trip to various Pacific Air Forces installations on Nov. 10 .

“[The trip] was an opportunity to not only get out and see Airmen, but also make international connections, and reinforce our commitment to our alliances and our partnerships in the region,” Goldfein said.

This was Goldfein’s first visit to the Final Frontier as Chief of Staff of the Air Force.

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON — Members of the Arctic Warrior Top Three performed their first random act of kindness through the Pay It Forward Initiative at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Sept. 16.

Junior enlisted service members and spouses of service members E-4 and below were given gift cards in various denominations as a thank-you for their service, without regard to branch designation.

JBER — The Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson lone wolf slowly treks through the backwoods near the Moose Crossing housing community. Her slower pace tells the arthritic tale of an active lifestyle as alpha female.

The wolf rides solo — likely because she was run out of her pack. At nine years, she has outlived the flat-gray Alaska Fish and Game radio transmitter which hangs around her neck; the last signal transmitted three years ago.

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Students from 10 Alaska high schools participated in the Junior ROTC Summer Leadership Camp at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, from May 23 to June 10, 2016.

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON — A lone group of artillerymen stand by a M119A2 howitzer waiting for a fire mission.

The Soldiers, masters of their craft, have set up their station. They have trained for this day, practicing every aspect until they could do it asleep.