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Alaska Air National Guard Airmen rescue distressed patient at Sockeye Lake
October 4, 2021
An HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter from the 210th Rescue Squadron takes off from the tundra after loading simulated casualties during exercise Arctic Chinook, near Kotzebue, Alaska, August 24, 2016. Arctic Chinook is a joint U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Northern Command sponsored exercise which focuses on multinational search and rescue readiness to respond to a mass rescue operation requirement in the Arctic. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton/released)

168th Force Support Flight Redesignation strengthens operational readiness
September 29, 2021
The Alaska Air National Guard's Eielson Air Force-based 168th Force Support Flight has been renamed the 168th Force Support Squadron. The squadron received official orders to re-designate as a squadron by order of the Governor, and the name change was made formal during a ceremony held at the 168th Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey)

Arctic Guardians of 211th Rescue Squadron recount evacuation in the face of Iranian missile strike
September 24, 2021
Arctic Guardians of 211th Rescue Squadron recount evacuation in the face of Iranian missile strike

Alaska Army National Guard rescue stranded hunter near Cottonwood Creek
September 16, 2021

Airman led to serve as Chaplain- Answers her Calling
September 14, 2021
The 168th Wing gained a new Chaplain, 2nd Lt. Jennifer Pottinger, after serving as an Aerial Porter and Religious Affairs Airman since 2008. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey)

Alaska National Guard hosts 9/11 remembrance ceremony
September 11, 2021
Master Sgt. Melissa Branch, the Alaska Army National Guard religious affairs noncommissioned officer, recounts her story during a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony held on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson one day before the 20th anniversary of the events that transpired in 2001. (Army National Guard photo by Spc. Grace Nechanicky)

Alaska Army National Guard Soldier reflects on her 9/11 experience
September 10, 2021
Master Sgt. Melissa Branch, the Alaska Army National Guard state religious affairs noncommissioned officer, poses for a photo at the Alaska National Guard Armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 26, 2021. Branch, who was serving in the Marine Corps at the time when 9/11 happened, was stationed at the Navy Annex building next to the Pentagon in Washington, and was there when the American Airlines Flight 77 struck the Pentagon during the terrorist attack that sparked a 20-year-long war. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Edward Eagerton)

Alaska Army National Guard rescues distressed hunter at Tyone River
September 10, 2021
Alaska Army National Guardsmen of 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, rescue an individual who was experiencing cardiac issues while hunting near Tyone Lake, Sept. 9, 2021.

Alaska Air National Guard Airmen partner with NPS to rescue bear-mauling victim
September 9, 2021
Pararescue personnel with the Alaska Air National Guard’s 212th Rescue Squadron transload an injured hiker from a 210th Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawk to a Guardian Flight, AirMedCare air ambulance after conducting a multi-agency rescue from an avalanche near Donoho Peak in Wrangle-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve May 26, 2021. (Courtesy photo by Stephens Harper)

Alaska National Guard Soldiers assist Louisiana in aftermath of Hurricane Ida
September 8, 2021
Sgt. Joemicheal Cristobal, Spc. Osias Passi, and Spc. Brennon Westfall, members of the Alaska Army National Guard and Task Force-Alaska, log trailer and driver information on a yard dog sheet, at a transportation yard in Roseland, Louisiana, Sept. 7, 2021. 17 Alaska Guardsmen are assisting the Louisiana National Guard's support to civil authorities in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, which struck the state Aug. 29, leaving disaster, destruction and flooding in its wake. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob Tyrrell)