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Veterans Advocacy Award recipient honored for dedication to court
November 15, 2022
Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, right, and Verdie Bowen, director of the Office of Veterans Affairs, left, present the 2022 Governor's Veterans Advocacy Award to Alison Carter, who helped establish the Fairbanks Veterans Court, during the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Veterans Day ceremony held at the National Guard Armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Nov. 11, 2022. The ceremony included speeches from key speakers, Fallen Warrior ceremony, presentation of commemorative wreaths, and moment of silence for those who have fallen. (Alaska National Guard photo by Victoria Granado)

Exercise Guardian Watch: How Alaska Guardsmen maintain arctic resilience and readiness
November 9, 2022
Soldiers from 113th Military Police Company, Mississippi Army National Guard, patrol the missile defense complex as part of exercise Guardian Watch 23 at Fort Greely, Alaska, Nov. 2, 2022. Guardian Watch 23 focused on conducting ground-based midcourse defense and critical installations security, which are the two missions of the 49th Missile Defense Battalion. (Alaska National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Katie Mazos-Vega)

Family Programs new orientation shifts focus from Guardsmen to families
November 7, 2022
The Alaska National Guard Warrior & Family Services team christened their new Guard Smart orientation program to a mixture of new and seasoned Alaska Air and Army National Guard families at the AKNG armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Nov. 4, 2022.

168th Wing Airmen stay mission ready with CBRN training
November 7, 2022
Tech Sgt. Breanna Oswalt, left, and Master Sgt. Quindell Dixon of the 168th Force Support Squadron ensure their Mission-Oriented Protective Posture gear is tightened properly as wingmen during exercise Golden Raven 23-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 4, 2022. Golden Raven 23-1 was a readiness inspection testing the capabilities to deploy Airmen effectively. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey)

Alaska Native Guardsman driven to serve after early childhood experience
November 1, 2022
Tech. Sgt. Blassi Shoogukwruk, a C-17 Globemaster III crew chief with the 176th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron receives artwork from a young participant in the Elder and Native Youth conference held by the First Alaskans Institute in Anchorage, Alaska, Oct. 18, 2022. The conference gives Alaska Native youth opportunities to meet with elders in their communities and learn how to advocate for themselves and their people as well as connect with others. (Alaska National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Katie Mazos-Vega)

Arctic Guardians rescue 3 boaters on the Kuskokwim River near Bethel
October 31, 2022
Arctic Guardians rescue 3 boaters on the Kuskokwim River near Bethel

Alaska National Guard pararescueman shares story for National Disability Employment Awareness Month
October 26, 2022
Alaska Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Jeremy Maddamma, a pararescueman in the 212th Rescue Squadron, speaks during a National Disability Employment Awareness Month observation luncheon on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 19, 2022. During the month of October, the Alaska National Guard joins the Department of Defense in recognized the contributions and accomplishments of the men and woman with disabilities that strengthen the Nation. (Alaska National Guard photo by Victoria Granado)

Arctic Guardians rescue 6 snowmachiners at College Glacier
October 25, 2022

168th Wing Maintenance Squadron hangs refueling boom in Colorado Springs
October 24, 2022
Members of the 168th Wing stand next to the KC-97 Stratofreighter for a photo after installing the refueling boom. The members volunteered to attach the refueling boom as a community service project to honor the aircraft's legacy while attending a leadership course in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Courtesy photo)

211th Rescue Squadron deploys to Southwest Asia
October 18, 2022
211th Rescue Squadron deploys to Southwest Asia