HC-130 crew chief gets on-the-job training with 176th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
October 19, 2021
Alaska Air National Guard; 176th Wing; 176th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron; HC-130J Combat King II

Alaska Army National Guard rescue three hunters from an early season avalanche
October 7, 2021
An Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk assigned to the National Guard Readiness Center in Bethel, Alaska, carries volunteers during Operation Santa Claus in Napakiak, Alaska, Dec. 3, 2019. Operation Santa Claus is an annual event hosted by the Alaska National Guard and the Salvation Army. The Alaska National Guard started the event in 1956 and was joined by the Salvation Army more than 40 years ago. This partnership serves as a way for the military to care for isolated villages. Napaiak is a village in western Alaska with a population of around 350 people. Volunteers flew into the village to deliver gifts, school supplies, backpacks, ice cream and an opportunity to take a photo with Santa for the entire community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Farnsworth)

Fabrication Flight Arctic Guardian spearheads innovation for unit
October 6, 2021
Fabrication Flight Arctic Guardian spearheads innovation for unit

Arctic Guardian supports Operation Allies Welcome
October 5, 2021
Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgts. Sharon Queenie, left, and Judy Phommathep, assigned to the 176th Air Defense Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, during a break as public safety team members at TF Liberty Village 3, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 2021.

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)