Alaska Army National Guard team wins Environmental Security Award
February 8, 2022
The Alaska Army National Guard's Restoration Team, Patrick Greary (left), Donald Flournoy, Alyssa Murphy and Aaron Acena (not pictured), received the Environmental Security Award from the National Guard Bureau for their accomplishments in environmental restoration for former AKNG properties. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Victoria Granado)

Alaska National Guard conducts subject matter expert exchanges with Mongolian Air Force counterparts
February 3, 2022
Alaska Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Mike Keegan, Lt. Col. Richard Welch, and Maj. Nathan Pooler pose for a photo with musical performers during the cultural day of the 2021 Airman to Airman Talks program in Mongolia Nov. 15-17. A2AT provides an avenue to develop interoperability, foster military-to-military relations and improve bilateral cooperation. The U.S. and partner nation air forces conduct these engagements to plan for upcoming bilateral activities and establish partner goals. This is the second time the Alaska National Guard participated in the A2AT program with Mongolia, hosted by U.S. Pacific Air Forces. (Courtesy photo)

Alaska Air National Guard Airmen rescue 2 hikers in distress at Hatcher Pass
January 31, 2022
An Alaska Air National Guard 210th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk transits Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson's Malamute Drop Zone Feb. 10, 2021, during parachute jump operations. The jump preceded the change-of-command ceremony for 212th Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)

70 years of 176th Wing: Lars Johnson architect of 176th Wing, Alaska Air Guard
January 31, 2022
70 years of 176th Wing: Lars Johnson architect of 176th Wing, Alaska Air Guard

Alaska Army Guardsmen return from Middle East deployment
January 25, 2022
Alaska Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jeff Rogers, a UH-60 Black Hawk pilot with A Company, 1-168th General Support Aviation Battalion, embraces his wife, JJ, and meets his six-month-old son, Jack, for the first time at Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska, Dec. 15, 2021. Approximately 60 Alaska Army Guardsmen deployed in March to the U.S. Central Command Area of Operations in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. While Rogers and a few others were able to return home in time for the holidays, most of the unit’s deployed personnel will return early next year. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Balinda O’Neal)

Alaska Air National Guard’s newest state command chief heads into 2022 with vision and purpose
January 20, 2022
Chief Master Sgt. Kim Groat, the state command chief for the Alaska Air National Guard, poses for a photo with Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass. (Courtesy photo)

Alaska Air National Guard Airmen rescue stranded ATV rider near Knik Glacier
January 20, 2022
212th Rescue Squadron marks change of command with unique Alaska backdrop

Arctic Guardians support response to Yakutat local disaster
January 19, 2022
Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Brock Shope, 176th Logistics Readiness Squadron Air Terminal Function, helps to load cargo Jan. 12, 2022, on a 211th Rescue Squadron HC-130J Combat King II at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The HC-130 was carrying 20 Alaska National Guard Soldiers and Airmen to Yakutat in response to a weather disaster. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo by Master Sgt. Serjio Cerda)

Alaska National Guard welcomes new Command Senior Enlisted Leader
January 19, 2022
Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Wilson, Command Senior Enlisted Leader for the Alaska National Guard, poses for a photo on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Jan. 12. Wilson assumed the position last fall, Nov. 15, 2021. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Victoria Granado)

CMSAF Bass visits with Arctic Guardians of 176th Wing
January 13, 2022
CMSAF Bass visits with Arctic Guardians of 176th Wing