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673d Medical Group Closures: The 673 MDG is closed every third Thursday of the month for Medical Readiness Training. Outpatient and ancillary services will be closed the entire day and will resume operations the following day at 7:30 a.m. Emergency Services will remain open for emergency or urgent care.

2017 Hospital Training Day Closures (Full List)

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Clinic MTF News

  • JBER hospital and clinic to offer extended holiday hours

    A policy that went into effect Jan. 1, 2019, states the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Hospital will be open on Pacific Air Forces family days. Family days are commander-designated down days which often occur in conjunction with observed government holidays.
  • Mental health providers, leadership partner for deployment resiliency, readiness

    Deployed mental health providers work closely with leadership to help maintain warfighter resiliency and readiness. Service members are away from their usual support systems during deployment, and because the environment and stress puts them in unusual situations, they require innovative and flexible forms of mental health care.
  • Tips for combating the wintertime blues

    While the Chugach peaks are cloaked in white and days more swiftly fade to black, moods more often become blue. With the two darkest months of the year approaching, low energy or depressed moods also known as “wintertime blues,” becomes more likely for residents of Anchorage and the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson community.
  • ‘Children’s Waiting Room;’ same service, new name

    Since late 2004, the Armed Services YMCA of Alaska at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson has offered year-round support to families and children through a program known as “Teddy’s Child Watch.”
  • JBER Halloween happenings

    Halloween comes only once a year, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson offers those keen on dressing up plenty of activities to get out during the month of October.
  • Operational Support Teams work inside “beating heart” of USAF

    Each squadron in the Air Force faces different stressors and health challenges that require unique solutions. General David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, is leading an effort to revitalize Air Force squadrons.
  • SAPR empowers, supports Airmen

    Sexual assault can be a deeply traumatizing event in anyone’s life. Across the Air Force, Airmen and their families have access to Sexual Assault Prevention and Response or Family Advocacy Program resources to get support and guidance on how to move forward.
  • 'They're battling with me': NCO fights cancer

    (Editor’s note: This is a first in a series of articles on Tech. Sgt. Trepanier) A thin white coat
  • USAFSAM instructors bring experience to classroom, ready Airmen to battlefield

    Deployed experience, subject expertise, and a passion to share lessons learned make instructors at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine a vital part of medical readiness, equipping Airmen with the skills to be successful. Celebrating its 100th year, USAFSAM is the leading platform for education, training, and research in aerospace and operational medicine.
  • JIPT addresses JBER’s needs through proactive leadership

    The Joint Implementation Prevention Team addresses community concerns and needs every third Thursday of every month at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.