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‘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.

AK army aviation unit earns coveted Governor’s trophy for first time
May 4, 2022
Maj. Gen. Torrence Saxe, adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard, presents the Governor’s Trophy to Golf Company, Detachment 2, 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion in an award ceremony held at Bryant Army Airfield, Alaska, April 29, 2022.

Alaska State Defense Force: A tradition of homeland protection
April 28, 2022
Pvt. Stanley Rodeski, Alaska State Defense Force, surveys the outskirts of Nome for a domain awareness exercise, Mar. 1. Alaska Exercise Arctic Eagle-Patriot 2022 increases the National Guard’s capacity to operate in austere, extreme cold-weather environments across Alaska and the Arctic region. AEP22 enhances the ability of military and civilian inter-agency partners to respond to a variety of emergency and homeland security missions across Alaska and the Arctic. (Alaska National Guard photo by Victoria Granado)