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Members of the Alaska State Defense Force assist the Red Cross and Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in providing essential services to approximately 50 people in the Alaska National Guard armory in Bethel, Alaska, June 18. People from Mt. Village, Pilot Station, Pitkas Point and St. Mary's were relocated to the armory in Bethel as a precaution against wildfires and potential smoke inhalation. (Alaska National Guard Courtesy Photo)
Alaska State Defense Force assists Red Cross, state agencies in sheltering relocated citizens from wildfires in Southwest Alaska
By Victoria Granado | June 24, 2022
As tundra wildfires in Southwest Alaska burned closer to the villages, approximately 50 people from Mountain Village, Pilot Station, Pitkas Point and St. Mary’s were relocated to the Alaska National Guard armory in Bethel as...

Spc. Nicholas Weber, a cyber operations specialist representing the Illinois National Guard, participates in Cyber Shield 2022 at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock, Arkansas June 10, 2022. Cyber Shield 2022 is the Department of Defense's largest unclassified inter-agency and joint national level training cyber defense exercise which includes representation from 20 states plus Guam. (U.S. Army photo by Illinois National Guard Sgt. Trenton Fouche)
Alaska National Guard participates in Cyber Shield 2022, the DoD's largest unclassified cyber defense exercise
By Courtesy Story | June 23, 2022
Approximately 15 Alaska Air National Guard cyber and computer security specialists honed their skills June 5-17 as part of Cyber Shield 2022, the Department of Defense’s largest unclassified cyber defense exercise involving...

Alaska Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Corey Ercolani is an HH-60G Pave Hawk special missions aviator with 210th Rescue Squadron, 176th Wing. Though he normally shoots machine guns from the door of the Pave Hawk, Ercolani tested his marksmanship mettle with smaller weapons, like the M4 carbine pictured, during the 2022 Alaska Adjutant General Match here in June 2022. (Alaska Air National Guard photo by David Bedard)
Pave Hawk special missions aviator hones marksmanship skills to razor’s edge
By David Bedard | June 14, 2022
Pave Hawk special missions aviator hones marksmanship skills to razor’s edge...

From the right, Pvt. Michael Mondrell, Alaska State Defense Force and Intelligence Specialist Seaman Katrina Clayton, Alaska Naval Militia, greet motorists as they cross they travel the Lowell Point Road, May 27, 2022 in Seward. The May 7 Bear Mountain landslide blocked the road and access to and from the community of Lowell Point for 20 days. An Alaska Organized Militia Task Force was activated following a request from the State Emergency Operations Center for support to aide with traffic controls and other duties assigned by the incident commander. (Alaska National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Balinda O’Neal)
Volunteer team assists Seward community following major landslide
By 1st Lt. Balinda O'Neal | June 13, 2022
Members of the Alaska Organized Militia returned home June 9, 2022, after assisting the city of Seward following the May 7 Bear Mountain landslide that blocked the road and access to and from the community of Lowell Point...

An Alaska Air National Guard 210th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk transits Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson's Malamute Drop Zone Feb. 10, 2021, during parachute jump operations. The jump presaged the change-of-command ceremony for 212th Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard)
Arctic Guardians rescue injured hiker at Crow Pass
By David Bedard | June 10, 2022
Arctic Guardians rescue injured hiker at Crow Pass...

Spc. Fai Thao with 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment fires his SIG Sauer M17 handgun during the 2022 Alaska National Guard Adjutant General Match held at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 1, 2022. Soldiers and Airmen of the Alaska National Guard are competing in tests to become the next marksmanship champions of the annual Adjutant General’s Match. (Alaska National Guard photo by Pvt. Caleb Lawhorne, 134th Public Affairs Detachment)
Soldiers and Airmen compete for spot on Governor's Twenty markmanship team in annual Adjutant General's Match
By Staff Sgt. Katie Mazos-Vega | June 9, 2022
Eighteen teams of four Alaska National Guard service members battled for the title of marksmanship champions during the annual Adjutant General’s Match held at Pedneau and Sportsfire marksmanship ranges June 1-4...
Video by Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey
168th Wing KC-135 Crew Chief Send off to Red Flag Alaska
168th Wing Public Affairs
May 10, 2022 | 0:32
Master Sgt. Billy Mallula, Dedicated Crew Chief of the 168th Wing, sends off a 168th Wing KC-135 Stratotanker to refuel NATO allies, sister services, and partners in blue during Red Flag-Alaska, May 10, 2022. Red Flag-Alaska exercises provide opportunities to integrate various forces in a realistic threat environment. The 168th Wing Alaska Airmen refuel and maintain a free and open Indo-Pacific improving combat readiness. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey)
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