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Alaska Military Youth Academy starts 22-week program
August 2, 2023
Alaska Military Youth Academy

Alaska National Guard command sergeant major soars into retirement
August 1, 2023
Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Grunst parachutes into his retirement ceremony July 21, 2023, at Camp Carroll on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Grunst joined the Alaska Army National Guard in 1989 and finished his 34-year career as the G3 operations sergeant major for the AKARNG.

Tangirnaq Native, local hero memorialized at Kodiak Readiness Center
August 1, 2023
Maj. Gen. Torrence Saxe, adjutant general of 
the Alaska National Guard and commissioner 
of the Department of Military and Veterans 
Affairs, stands with friends and brothers in 
arms of Specialist Four Harmon in front of the 
new Kodiak Reediness Center sign July 27, 
2023, in Kodiak, Alaska.

Alaska National Guard kicks off IRT project in support of Shepard Point oil spill response site
July 27, 2023
Alaska National Guard kicks off IRT project in support of Shepard Point oil spill response site

From McCarthy to McArthur: Alaska National Guard rescues 10 during the Independence Day weekend
July 6, 2023
An HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter from Golf Co., 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion

Alaska National Guard rapidly deploys to Nome for Exercise ORCA 23
June 28, 2023
An Alaska National Guard 103rd Civil Support Team reconnaissance vehicle is unloaded from a C-17 Globemaster III from the 144th Airlift Squadron, 176th Wing, in Nome, Alaska, June 12, during exercise ORCA 2023. The aircraft deployed members of the Alaska National Guard’s 103rd Weapons of Mass Destruction - Civil Support Team as part of the interagency, comprehensive disaster drill taking place in Nome, Kotzebue, Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, June 12-15, 2023.

Alaska Military Youth Academy Graduates 72 Cadets
June 16, 2023
Cadets watching graduation

Alaska Military Youth Academy Career Work Experience program gives cadets a head start with job training and skills
June 8, 2023
Alaska Military Youth Academy cadet Jackie Tinker uses a hand torch to solder a piece of copper pipe during a Career Work Experience program class at Alaska Works Partnership in Anchorage June 01, 2023.

Adjutant General’s Match brings state’s top marksman to Fort Wainwright
June 8, 2023
Alaska Air and Army National Guardsmen from across the state and 11th Airborne Division Soldiers from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, trained and competed against each other at the Alaska National Guard’s Adjutant General Match at the Fort Wainwright Range Complex June 1- 4, 2023. The TAG Match is an annual marksmanship competition designed to challenge and test basic shooting fundamentals.

USAACE tactics instructors and Alaska Army National Guardsmen look to build bridging solution for Army Aviation initiative
June 6, 2023
Chinook flying near Knik Glacier