Soldiers stationed in Poland share experiences with local scouts
July 29, 2020
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Eduardo Santiago, detachment commander for the 266th Ordinance Company, a Reserve unit out of Puerto Rico, speaks with Polish scouts about his unit’s mission in support of Atlantic Resolve at Camp Watra near Osieczow, Poland, July 17, 2020.  U.S. Army Soldiers from the Alaska National Guard’s 297th Regional Support Group and U.S. Army Reserve’s Bravo Company, 418th Civil Affairs Battalion, out of Missouri, joined the 266th OD to learn about the history and values of the Polish scouting organization while sharing their units’ missions and high-mobility multipurpose wheeled and medium tactical vehicles that are assigned to nearby FOS Świętoszów.

Alaska Air National Guard rescues distressed hiker at Mount Williwaw
July 27, 2020
An Alaska Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter and aircrew assigned to the 210th Rescue Squadron, with pararescuemen aboard from the 212th Rescue Squadron saved a distressed hiker on July 26, 2020 at Mount Williwaw east of Anchorage.  The Airmen extracted and transported the hiker to Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage following the rescue. (Courtesy photo)

297th RSG Taking Care of Soldiers
July 23, 2020
Alaska Army National Guard Specialist Drew Yeager signs a 155mm ammo round during the 1st Battalion 9th Field Artillery Regiments table certification at forward operating (FOS) site Turon, Poland, July 21,2020. Spc Yeager is a member of the FOS staff at Turon, the 1 9 FA allowed the staff to come out and learn about what Paladins capabilities were. (United States Army photo by Staff Sergeant Bethany Hendren)

1st Battalion 9th Field Artillery Regiment Certification tables while in Poland
July 22, 2020
United States Army Soldier with the 1st Battalion 9th Field Artillery Regiment pulls the cord, firing the Paladin M109A7 weapons system at forward operating site Turon, Poland, July 22, 2020. Soldiers were preparing the weapon to complete certification tables between major exercises in Poland. (United States Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bethany Hendren)

Army National Guardsmen airlift memorial from Nome to Kiwalik: Soldiers honor deceased Vietnam War, Native Alaskan veteran
July 22, 2020
Retired 1st Sgt. Stacey Greene, the nephew of retired Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Sherman, walks with the American flag after the conclusion of a memorial service honoring Sherman, July 14, 2020. Pilots with 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment transported Greene and four other Soldiers to the family’s remote burial allotment location in Kiwalik, to assist with the funeral honors. (U.S. Army National Guard courtesy photo by Staff Sgt. Ray Parker)

Alaska Air National Guard rescues four distressed hikers at Crow Pass
July 21, 2020

Local church leaders hold online meeting to pray for healing racial division
July 16, 2020
A body of church leaders across Alaska engage in a time of meditation and prayer via a Zoom meeting on July 16, 2020. The attendees of the video conference prayed for the state of Alaska and for racial reconciliation in light of the recent racial tension across the nation. The Alaska National Guard stood in solidarity with the group, with State Command Chaplain Richard Koch participating. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Seth LaCount/Released)

Alaska Air National Guard’s Civil Engineer Squadron deploys to four countries: 176th CES combats terrorism around the globe
July 9, 2020
Alaska Air National Guard Fire Protection Specialists assigned to the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron in Niger, Africa during their 2020 deployment. (Alaska National Guard Courtesy Photo)

Alaska National Guard rescues three individuals during two overlapping missions
July 8, 2020

Military-wide Blended Retirement System offers attractive “Continuation Pay” bonus: Alaska Army National Guard brings awareness to overlooked incentive
July 1, 2020
Alaska Army Guardsmen from the 297th Military Police Company visit with friends and family members following a deployment ceremony at the Alaska National Guard Armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March. 13, 2019. Approximately 80 Alaska Guardsmen from the 297th Military Police Company are deploying to the U.S. Central command area of responsibility in support of Operations Spartan Shield for about nine months. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by 2nd Lt. Balinda O’Neal Dresel)