JBER Soldier Dies In Bear Attack On Base

Details are still limited, but here’s more from Alaska’s News Source on the fatal attack:

JBER Spokesperson Erin EatonĀ wrote in a press releaseĀ that while training in an area west of the Anchorage Regional Landfill, a U.S. Army Alaska Soldier was attacked by a bear and died from the injuries.

The 673d Security Forces Squadron initially responded to the incident, and the Alaska Wildlife Troopers are still searching for the bear involved in the attack.