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The Arctic Warrior newspaper is a weekly metro-format newspaper with a printed circulation of 14,000 and a home website at The newspaper is printed in the interest of the men, women and families of the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) community, located adjacent to Anchorage, Alaska. JBER, pronounced "J-Bear," is home to Air Force, Army, Alaska Army and Air National Guard, and Marine Corps Reserve units. The Arctic Warrior is the flagship print publication for commanders in the Alaska military community. Our mission is to tell stories using the highest quality of writing, photography, layout and design possible.

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Arctic Warrior - 03.27.2015

135 hits


Mass-tactical exercise; Alaska Army National Guard welcomes new commander; Exercise rock and a hard place tests civil response; Airman weds military/civilian careers; Firebirds visit Malyasia, build worldwide bridges; USARAK officer vies for slot... more
Arctic Warrior - 03.20.2015

115 hits


JBER Pain Clinic; Alaska Air National Guard SFS deployment prep; Diagnostic Imaging Airman; February Military justice proceedings;New Greatest Generation; High-intensity workout; Assistance Fund Campaigns begin; Matters of Faith; It's all about... more
Arctic Warrior - 03.13.2015

114 hits


Territorial Guard defense of Alaska recalls American Revolution; Spartan first sergeant earns master parachutist badge; Army researchers team up with Norwegian military for nutrition study; Marine analyst visits Spartan brigade; Don't be... more
Arctic Warrior - 03.06.2015

178 hits


Air Force Chief's path to success; 716th EOD deployment; Deadhorse drop tests paratroopers' arctic skills; Lives changed by military youth academy; Matters of Faith; Volunteer opportunities open new doors with BOSS
Arctic Warrior - 02.20.2015

245 hits


673 ABW Annual Awards; Alaska wings earn AF Outstanding Unit Awards; 525th Fighter Squadron commander hits 1000-hours in Raptor; JBER iSporstman policy change; OPSEC a state of mind; Cold Regions Military Mountaineering Collaborative; Sexual... more
Arctic Warrior - 02.13.2015

279 hits


Trailblazers mark redeployment from Afghanistan; 98th Maintenance Company prepares to deploy to Kuwait; U.S., Canadian air forces create integrated top cover; Cleaning up HAZMAT in the cold; Alaska Guardsman to address cyberwar conference; JBER... more
Arctic Warrior - 02.06.2015

235 hits


Guardian Angel recounts battle; Contributions to civil rights movement; Retired Maj. Gen. nears second retirement; Combat Alert Cell; Trap and skeet photo feature; Dental Health month; Super Bowl celebration
Arctic Warrior - 01.30.2015

221 hits


Celebrating 50; Spartan paratroopers graduate Finnish course; Canadian warrant officer recounts 29 years of service; Volunteer tax preparer shares experience; Matters of Faith; Staying safe while ice fishing;
Arctic Warrior - 01.23.2015

170 hits


A passion for the profession; The heart of the matter; Remembering the dream; Finding time to run; Matters of faith; Adventure in Alaska
Arctic Warrior - 01.16.2015

294 hits


JBER executive officer is more than a survivor; SAPR advisory task force seeks to improve training; Have you really joined the Air Force yet?; Area Defense Counsel provides legal advocacy for Airmen; Protect the environment by protecting runoff... more
Arctic Warrior - 01.09.2015

1,906 hits


Airman sentenced to 18 years in drunk-driving death tells story; Airmen vie for load-crew honors; Eielson Airmen build ice bridges; Eagle-eyed Aussie flies JBER Raptors; JBER agencies offer many ways to save money; Life-changing steps and a... more
Arctic Warrior - 12.19.2014

340 hits


Trailblazers return from nine-month deployment; Airman embeds with Marines north of the Arctic Circle; Nurse saves lives in Afghanistan; Bruckbauer, Shields issue holiday messages; NORAD tracks Santa again this Christmas; Marines bring toys, joy... more
Arctic Warrior - 12.12.2014

307 hits


Coast Guard hands search mission over to Republic of Korea; Three decades of service in the Last Frontier; Alaska National Guardsmen train for biathlon; Northern ministry call; Secretary of Navy discusses arctic during Alaska visit; Seward... more
Arctic Warrior - 12.05.2014

156 hits


Sparta lives: Airborne brigade welcomes new commander; PACAF commander visits JBER; Shields calls for holiday safety, security; Alameda-based cutter visits arctic waters; The not-so-innocent bystander; JBER cavalry personnel celebrate Kosovo... more
Arctic Warrior - 11.28.2014

126 hits


Undersecretary of the Army visits USARAK; Aircraft metals technician turns material into mission success; Small arms excellence; Spartan shines at long-range championships; JBER mechanics maintain mission posture; Ordnance Airmen focus on... more
Arctic Warrior - 11.21.2014

199 hits


Trailblazers return from Afghanistan; Spartans vie for best rigger laurels; Bruckbauer issues holiday message; Muleskinners roll out; 525th Fighter Squadron deploys to Okinawa for Operation Keen Sword; Spartans host Native American celebration;... more
Arctic Warrior - 11.14.2014

141 hits


JBER honors community veterans; Airman adapts after decision to amputate; Soldiers of 8th FST come home; Don't get SAD this winter; beat the blues; Alaska Guardsmen teach cadets drug awareness skills; Resilient Airman Days scheduled; Matters of... more
Arctic Warrior - 11.07.2014

504 hits


Troops, civilians still face consequences for marijuana use despite Alaska legalization; 2d Engineer officer learns of engineer heritage after joining Army; Alaskan Command joins US Northern Command; 1-501st Infantry teams up with high school... more
Arctic Warrior - 10.31.2014

125 hits


Army medic saves a life, Military Society of Model Railroad Engineers, JBER One-Stop for Resiliency, 3rd ASOS jump, Spartan Pegasus
Arctic Warrior - 10.24.2014

191 hits


Brigade bids farewell to 425th BSTB, welcomes engineer unit; Soldiers train for chemical operations; Divers repair breakwaters in Alaska; Remote radar sites keep watch; Spartan brigade officers conquer Himalayas; Interior electricians keep JBER... more
Arctic Warrior - 10.17.2014

257 hits


Civil Engineers keep roads, flightline clear of snow; Keeping JBER electrified; Guardsman commissions after yearlong deployment to Afghanistan; Denali paratroopers continue training for Kosovo; Study highlights importance of armor fit; JBER... more
Arctic Warrior - 10.10.2014

256 hits


1-40th Cavalry prepares for Kosovo mission; Spartan paratroopers train with SUSVs; Spartans welcome forward support company; CFC is 'giving for good''; Coast Guard exercises spill response with other agencies; Air Force personnel changes call for... more
Arctic Warrior - 10.03.2014

319 hits


Reserve unit participates in War Day; Dicemen bring Raptors to Valiant Shield; Civil engineer Airmen power the flight line; Commentary: Work worth doing; A word of caution on high hopes; COLA rates for Anchorage area drop; New headquarters to... more
Arctic Warrior - 09.26.2014

422 hits


Spartan paratroopers deploy to Kosovo; Air Force Reservists take part in Valiant Shield; FTAC familiarizes Airmen with JBER, Air Force; The Air Force is a small world; Sector Anchorage conducts HAZMAT-response training; Soldiers need to prepare... more
Arctic Warrior - 09.19.2014

236 hits


Soldiers vie for Expert Infantryman Badge; Aircrew Flight Equipment Airmen support 3rd Wing; Fabrication Airmen care for historic warbird; Flying Dragons fly Afghanistan skies; Rescue swimmer recognized for saving four; Army mechanic builds... more
Arctic Warrior - 09.12.2014

188 hits


USAF, Indian Air Force complete historic joint training; Air Force announces changes to expeditionary deployments; Alaska National Guard responds to federal report; Soldiers fight for coveted EIB; No two days the same for flight surgeons; CMSAF... more
Arctic Warrior - 09.05.2014

223 hits


793d MP Battalion inactivates, Geronimo paratroopers train with Bangladesh Army, Sergeant Major of the Army visits JBER, Koats for Kids, Buckner Gym adds new fitness wing
Arctic Warrior - 08.29.2014

160 hits


JBER welcomes new commander at 3rd Wing; Soldiers, Airmen call close air support; JBER Airman recalls battle at Kandahar; Spartan paratroopers deploy to Okinawa for training with Marine Corps; Alaska State Fair has something for everyone; Matters... more
Arctic Warrior - 08.22.2014

246 hits


Joint integration: Leadership development brings Army, Air Force together; Coast Guard to leverage cutting-edge radio for Arctic Shield; JBER names 2013 Sijan award winners; Stay competitive as the Army downsizes; Air Force announces changes of... more
Arctic Warrior - 08.15.2014

199 hits


Spartans jump into Big Lake to practice water landings; Legislators take a tour of JBER; Red Flag-Alaska kicks off; New Army PT uniform to hit shelves soon; 181 candidates vie for Expert Field Medical Badge; Eielson makes F-35 short list; Tops in... more
Arctic Warrior - 08.01.2014

294 hits


Arctic Thunder Open House: Demonstration showcases advantages of a joint base; The new command chief at JBER; Shields talks antiterrorism; JBER journalist recalls complex attack in Afghanistan; Arctic Thunder in Southcentral Alaska; JBER honorary... more
Arctic Warrior - 07.18.2014

246 hits


673d SFS marksmen, Some AFSCs removed from eligibility for retention boards, 1 Geronimos induct honorary command sergeant major, Standout Airman, Boy Scouts on JBER, Reservist reacts in emergency,
Arctic Warrior - 07.11.2014

301 hits


Operation Colony Glacier: weather key to mission success for personnel recovery; 17th CSSB takes on Afghanistan mission; JBER civilian, historian dies; The importance of ethics; Weapons Airman keeps Raptors in the flight; Old-school tech keeps... more
Arctic Warrior - 07.04.2014

311 hits


JBER welcomes new commander, Mission Assurance Exercise prepares for open house, National Guard deploy to Mongolia for Khaan Quest, JBER looks to minimize noise impact due to runway closure, Japanese soldiers visit JBER, Airmen fight drunk... more
Arctic Warrior - 06.27.2014

283 hits


RAAF, JASDF, National Guard, active duty take part in Red Flag-Alaska; Duffy says farewell to JBER, Alaska; Spartan scout is USARPAC's "Best Warrior"; Virtual convoy training at JBER; Coast Guard Cutter Haley overhauls radar; National Guard... more
Arctic Warrior - 06.20.2014

168 hits


Nepalese Army soldiers attend WLC at JBER, COMPACAF visits JBER, District 17 changes command, Firebirds deploy to Cope Taufan, EO Airman fights prejudice, JBER WIC clinic moves to Arctic Oasis
Arctic Warrior - 06.13.2014

248 hits


Spartans do not stand alone during joint forcible-entry exercise; 176th Wing provides air component command during JFEX; Executive order helps troops with student loans; Coast Guards protect fisheries; USARAK combatives tourney; USAF implements... more
Arctic Warrior - 06.06.2014

318 hits


Air Guardsmen prepare radar site down under; Afghan captors release JBER Soldier; Troops move ammunition; Denali cavalrymen earn their spurs; Spartans attempt Denali summit; WTB-Alaska inactivates; D-Day paratrooper recalls historic jump; Be safe... more
Arctic Warrior - 05.30.2014

163 hits


Foundation for the future: Hagel praises JBER troops, highlights joint mission success; National Guard Black Hawks help fight Funny River fire; JBER firefighters, forestry personnel respond to wildfire; Updated carbines on way to Soldiers; Ride... more
Arctic Warrior - 05.23.2014

151 hits


Kentucky Air National Guard fliers support Spartan paratroopers; Spartans welcome new aerial delivery system; Bear attack reported on JBER; Fabrication flight keeps 3rd Wing airworthy; Army takes eye protection into the future; Coast Guard... more
Arctic Warrior - 05.16.2014

494 hits


Arctic Trailblazers Afghanistan bound: Three units mark separate deployments; JBER Soldier dies of wounds from off-duty accident; Rapid Raptor moves JBER F-22s closer to the fight; Courts martial: Two JBER Airmen convicted of sexual misconduct;... more
Arctic Warrior - 05.09.2014

210 hits


Artillerymen leverage home training to master JRTC; COMPACAF talks force management; Logistics Airman is top officer, earns Bronze Star; Spartans validate capabilities; Arctic Pegasus: Paratroopers of 6th Engineer Battalion partner with Air... more
Arctic Warrior - 04.25.2014

286 hits


Load crews face off in 3rd Wing competition; Shields talks the bottom line behind USARAK's sexual assault prevention efforts; Transportation Motor Pool and Vehicle Operations merge at JBER; F-22 Raptors of 3rd Wing participate in Polar Force;... more
Arctic Warrior - 04.18.2014

336 hits


Expert paratrooper: Jumpmaster ensures safe airborne operations; 673d Air Base Wing raises sexual assault prevention awareness; VCOs keep the mission moving; Dental lab Airmen maintain smiles; USARAK welcomes new top NCO; TBI clinic treats... more
Arctic Warrior - 04.11.2014

286 hits


90th Fighter Squadron pilots, Raptors put to the test; ROTC cadets train at JBER, prepare to lead Soldiers; Editorial: Sexual assault prevention is our job 24/7; DoD must meet challenges with smaller force; Airmen of 525th Fighter Squadron return... more
Arctic Warrior - 04.04.2014

190 hits


Lifeline: Medical group sharpens patient evacuation skills during exercise; Airmen must revalidate dependents; Army tightens uniform policies; A tale of two Knights: USARAK command sgt. maj. makes final jump with paratrooper son; JBER Airman... more
Arctic Warrior - 03.28.2014

173 hits


725th BSB adds two companies; Keeping the Eyes of the Eagle sharp; Command and control units consolidate; Senior leaders of Spartan Brigade revive, refit, and relive Prop Blast ceremony; Medal of Honor recipients recognized; Are you laying bricks... more
Arctic Warrior - 03.21.2014

324 hits


50 years since 1964 earthquake catastrophe - military integral to recovery; Bulldogs say 'aloha' to Hawaii base; JBER stands ready for Arctic Shield; SECAF talks Air Force Values; Dempsey: Budget balances security, fiscal responsibilities; Air... more
Arctic Warrior - 03.14.2014

251 hits


95th Chemical Company 'Arctic Dragons' return home; Hawkeye Hatchets: 1-Geronimo snipers shoot from Black Hawk platform; Power pros keep the mission going; Air Force officials announce FY15 force structure changes; Commentary: creating a culture... more
Arctic Warrior - 03.07.2014

396 hits


Death on Call: JTACs act as translators; Spartan paratroopers, Airmen of 517th Airlift Squadron team up for JBER jump; Alaska Air Guard units deploy for Lava Rescue; JBER Airman proves rank isn't everything; JBER central to Open Skies treaty;... more
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