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Cyber warrior Arctic Guardians help protect Alaska skies
April 27, 2022
Cyber warrior Arctic Guardians help protect Alaska skies

Alaska Army National Guard annual training enables helicopters to deploy to western Alaska during River Watch
April 26, 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)

70 Years of 176th Wing: Remembering decades of Kulis, Alaska’s military history
April 25, 2022
Remembering decades of Kulis, Alaska’s military history

AK National Guard teams up with law enforcement agencies in drug bust
April 13, 2022
Alaska Army National Guardsman Col. Robert Kurtz steps off a UH-72 Lakota helicopter at the Bryant Army Airfield on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Sept. 30, 2020. The 207th AVN Lakota helicopter systems can be used to provide aerial observation in missions coordinated by the Alaska National Guard’s Counterdrug Support Program and civilian agencies because of its communication and camera capabilities, and its small signature in the sky compared to other military airframes. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Seth LaCount)

Commander of Alaska Army National Guard relinquishes command, retires after 35 years of service
April 12, 2022
Brig. Gen. Charles Lee Knowles retired after 35 years of service in the Alaska Army National Guard during a ceremony on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, April 10, 2022. A born and raised Alaskan, Knowles joined in 1987 and received his commission as an infantry officer in 1995. He served many years in the 297th Infantry Battalion, and went on to serve as the chief of staff for the AKARNG, commander of the Alaska Army National Guard’s Recruiting and Retention Battalion and commander of the 297th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Grace Nechanicky)

The Spirit of Cooperation
March 31, 2022
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- National Guard Arctic Interest Council delegates representing the Alaska, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire and North Dakota National Guards, and the National Guard Bureau stand March 29, 2022, at the Kotzebue, Alaska, sea wall overlooking the frozen Chukchi Sea. The $34 million sea wall was constructed to address soil erosion stemming from climate change. (Alaska National Guard photo by Capt. David Bedard)

Alaska National Guard raises awareness through Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
March 31, 2022
Maj. Gen. Torrence Saxe, adjutant general and commissioner for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, signs a proclamation for Sexual Assualt Awareness and Preventation Month on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, March 30. The Alaska National Guard recognizes SAAPM as part of a Department of Defense-wide focus on raising awareness of sexual harassment and sexual assault, prevention methods, and appropriate care and responses. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Victoria Granado)

Alaska National Guard conducts multiagency CBRNE exercise in Juneau
March 28, 2022
Alaska National Guard Sgt. Anthony Luiken, 103rd Civil Support Team, (left) and Montana National Guard Sgt. Donald Swan, 83rd CST, inspect a simulated plane crash for radioactive contamination during exercise Van Winkle 2022 in Juneau, Alaska, March 23. Van Winkle 2022 is a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive response exercise designed to enhance interoperability between state, federal and local first responders with complex training scenarios. Exercise participants included CST units from the Alaska National Guard, Montana National Guard, Connecticut National Guard, Mississippi National Guard and North Carolina National Guard. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Victoria Granado)

Arctic Guardians conduct operations on arctic sea ice
March 26, 2022
Arctic Guardians conduct operations on arctic sea ice

Alaska Army National Guard rescues injured skier, snowmachiner in Hatcher Pass
March 15, 2022
(File photo) Alaska Army National Guardsmen from 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, conduct an aerial site survey via a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter Dec. 3, 2018, following a magnitude 7.0 earthquake seven miles from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Nov. 30 caused significant infrastructure damage in a number of areas. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Balinda O’Neal)