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168th Wing Top 3 takes out trash in Alaska Adopt-A-Highway Program
June 1, 2022
Staff Sgt. Austin L. Cardines, Senior Airman Alexander Cole Baham and Senior Airman John Aquino III of the 168th Logistics Readiness Squadron pick up trash in support of the Top 3 Highway Clean-up of Mile marker 353 to 354. The 168th Wing Top 3 Organization adopted a section on the Richardson Highway miles down from the base and close to the community the wing lives and plays in with their families. (Courtesy Photo)

Alaska Army Guard rescues injured mountain biker in Cooper Landing
May 31, 2022
Alaska Army National Guardsmen with the 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion travel from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to Nome, Alaska, via UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter April 11, 2022. The UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters will remain in Nome for Golf Company, Detachment 1, 2-211th GSAB to conduct annual training and aide in River Watch if needed this spring. Should there be significant flooding or other emergency in the vicinity, the helicopters will provide support as requested by the State. (Alaska National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Balinda O’Neal)

‘You could see the water creeping up’: JBER service members helped rescue 2 Alaska rescue crash victims
May 26, 2022
JBER service members helped rescue 2 Alaska rescue crash victims

Arctic Guardians rescue 2 lost hikers at Resurrection Pass Trail
May 25, 2022

168th Wing refuels Red Flag
May 19, 2022
The Alaska Air National Guard, 168th Wing, generates combat readiness training as the lead tanker task force refueling Red Flag-Alaska 22-1, providing combat interoperability opportunities to approximately 2,200 service members from three nations, maintaining and supporting more than 90 aircraft and over 25 units. Airmen of the 168th Wing provide critical support to allies through on-time rapid in-flight refueling allowing RF-A participants to train for full spectrum engagements. RF-A is a Pacific Air Forces-directed training exercise allowing forces unique opportunities to integrate into joint and multilateral training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey)

Alaska Guardsmen return from disaster support after state activation following ice-breakup flooding
May 18, 2022
Alaska Army Guard Sgt. Fabrain Alexander, the task force noncommissioned officer in charge and a military policeman with the 297th Military Police Company, sets up a water vacuum suction hose while assisting with cleanup and flood recovery efforts in Manley Hot Springs May 12-15, 2022. The State Emergency Operations Center requested the AKNG for support following a state disaster declaration on May 7 for the Yukon Koyukuk Regional Education Attendance Area.

Arctic Guardians ready to deploy Agile Combat Employment rescue force
May 13, 2022
176th Wing prepares mobile rescue operations center for ARCTIC ACE

Alaska National Guard to provide flood recovery assistance to Manley Hot Springs
May 12, 2022
Pvt. Frederica Rivers of the 207th Engineer Company, Spc. Steven Romero and Pfc. Harlan Hartman of the 297th Military Police Company, and Spc. Kyle Johnson of the 297th Regional Support Group inspect vehicles and load necessary equipment in preparation to travel to Manley Hot Springs, Alaska, May 12, 2022, to support flood recovery operations. The Guardsmen will assist with cleanup and flood recovery efforts at the request of the State of Alaska Emergency Operations Center. (Alaska National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey)

Project HOPE: AKNG’s Counterdrug unit, State of Alaska counter opioid overdose rise with naloxone rescue kits
May 9, 2022
Alaska National Guardsmen Sgt. 1st Class Oliver Meza, noncommissioned officer in charge of Drug Demand Reduction, trains guardsmen and police officers in the use of naloxone kits provided through Project HOPE in Wasilla, Alaska, April 13, 2022. The Alaska National Guard collaborates with the Office of Substance Misuse and Addiction Prevention in Project HOPE, a state-run initiative aimed at providing opioid overdose rescue kits and training mission partners and law enforcement agencies. (Alaska National Guard photo by Victoria Granado)

AKNG Sexual Assault Response coordinator receives DoD award for exceptional sexual assault response and victim assistance
May 4, 2022
The Alaska National Guard Joint Force Headquarters Sexual Assault Prevention and Response coordinator, Ashley Shelton, was named the Department of Defense’s 2022 Liz Blanc Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator of the Year for the National Guard.