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Sgt. Terry Proud, an infantryman with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regt., rows as part of the baseline physical fitness test for the wellness camp held at Camp Carroll, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 29, 2022. The annual wellness camp focuses on the Army’s Holistic Health and Fitness concept and prepares Soldiers to maintain an overall healthy lifestyle. (Alaska National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Katie Mazos-Vega)
Wellness Camp renews Soldiers' confidence with Army H2F concept
By Staff Sgt. Katie Mazos-Vega | Oct. 6, 2022
For decades, the Army physical fitness program has been based on two things: passing the Army Physical Fitness Test and meeting height and weight standards. If Soldiers struggled with either of those, their free time was...

A Mongolia National Emergency Management Agency team lowers from a helicopter to hoist a basket stretcher during a simulated search and rescue scenario as part of Gobi Wolf 2022 in Bayankhongor, Mongolia, Sept. 8. Gobi Wolf is a disaster response exercise conducted as a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief engagement. The field training exercise focuses on hazardous material response, mass medical care, and search and rescue. (Alaska National Guard photo by Victoria Granado)
Alaska National Guard, Mongolian agencies cultivate enduring relationship through State Partnership Program
By Victoria Granado | Oct. 4, 2022
The State Partnership Program facilitates international cooperation through operational exercises and training events. Since 2003, the AKNG and Mongolian agencies have cooperated in peacekeeping exercises and disaster...

Command Sgt. Maj. Julie Small assumed responsibility as the new command senior enlisted leader of the Alaska National Guard Oct. 1. As the newest CSEL, she will serves as a voice for all enlisted personnel and plans to make her presence well-known. (Alaska National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Katie Mazos-Vega)
Alaska National Guard greets newest Command Senior Enlisted Leader
By Staff Sgt. Katie Mazos-Vega | Oct. 3, 2022
Command Sgt. Maj. Julie Small assumed responsibility as the new command senior enlisted leader of the Alaska National Guard Oct. 1. As the newest CSEL, she will work closely with the Alaska Adjutant General, Maj. Gen...

Personnel assigned to the 735th Air Mobility Squadron transport a Negative Pressure Conex-Lite from an Alaska Air National Guard 144th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III with a Tunner 60K loader at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Sept. 21, 2022. The AK ANG transported a patient from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, to Hickam, where the 535th Airlift Squadron aircrew continued the transport to California. Airmen from the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and 18th Medical Group provided patient care on the aircraft, while the 15th Medical Group provided an En Route Patient Staging System during the aircraft swap. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)
Firebirds transport critically infected patient from Okinawa to Hawaii
By David Bedard | Sept. 30, 2022
Firebirds transport critically infected patient from Okinawa to Hawaii...

Alaska Air National Guardsmen of 144th Airlift Squadron and 176th Logistics Readiness Squadron load relief supplies bound for Nome Sept. 30, 2022, on a C-17 Globemaster III. More than 130 members of the Alaska Organized Militia, which includes members of the Alaska National Guard, Alaska State Defense Force and Alaska Naval Militia, were activated following a disaster declaration issued Sept. 17 after the remnants of Typhoon Merbok caused dramatic flooding across more than 1,000 miles of Alaskan coastline.  (Alaska National Guard photo by Dana Rosso)
State of Alaska ships 14,000 pounds of relief supplies to Merbok-impacted region
By Alan Brown | Sept. 30, 2022
The Alaska State Emergency Operations Center is working closely with state, federal and private-sector partners to coordinate the shipment and distribution of thousands of pounds of humanitarian supplies to Western Alaska...

Alaska Army National Guard Spc. Tristan John, right, an infantryman with 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment from  Kwigillingok, and Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Kua Xiong, a services technician with the 176th Force Support Squadron from Anchorage, discuss options as they repair a damaged porch as part of Operation Merbok Response in Toksook Bay, Alaska, Sept. 24, 2022. More than 130 members of the Alaska Organized Militia, which includes members of the Alaska National Guard, Alaska State Defense Force and Alaska Naval Militia, were activated following a disaster declaration issued Sept. 17 after the remnants of Typhoon Merbok caused dramatic flooding across more than 1,000 miles of Alaskan coastline. (Alaska National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Balinda O'Neal)
Alaska service members continue to assist Merbok storm recovery, remove 125,000 pounds of debris
By | Sept. 26, 2022
As of Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, Joint Task Force Alaska, consisting of 164 service members from the Alaska National Guard, the Alaska Naval Militia and the Alaska State Defense Force, have logged more than 2,000 work hours and...
Video by Pfc. Bradford Jackson
Alaska National Guard assists the communities of Western Alaska in storm recovery after Typhoon Merbok
Alaska National Guard Public Affairs
Oct. 4, 2022 | 3:56
As part of the Alaska Organized Militia, more than 130 Guardsmen from the Alaska Air and Army National Guard deployed across the western coast to help communities recover from storm damage and severe flooding. This video is to commemorate the hard work and effort that our Airmen and Soldiers have made during Operation Merbok Response.
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