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Jan. 23, 2024

JBER captain is Kona Ironman’s military world champion

Finishing with a total time of nine hours, 54 minutes, and 1 second, U.S. Air Force Capt. Samantha Skold won the military division at the Kona Ironman World Championships. The active duty physician assistant, currently stationed at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Family Health Clinic, completed the 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run in October, 2023.

Sept. 15, 2022

Civil Air Patrol Operation Pulse Lift Blood Collection Mission Tops 15,000 Units

During a blood donation center event Sept. 10 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, a U.S. Air Force basic trainee donated the 15,000th unit of blood collected in Civil Air Patrol’s three-year Operation Pulse Lift mission.

Sept. 15, 2022

JBER Hospital hosts first K-9 combat medical training course

The 673d Medical Group, with the help of the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Veterinary Treatment Facility, held its first-ever K-9 Tactical Combat Casualty Care class at the JBER hospital Sept. 1.

Aug. 1, 2022

Medical personnel hold master trainer course

The 673d Medical Group hosted the Pacific Air Forces Master Trainer Conference for Prevention and Management of Disruptive Behavior-Military at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, June 29th.

Oct. 18, 2021

Frozen blood - JBER hosts mobile blood course

Alaska - Blood is important, and freezing blood is a vital life saving capability.

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