Alaska National Guardsmen, Naval Militia and State Defense Force deploy across Western Alaska for Operation Merbok Response
September 21, 2022
Alaska Army National Spc. Mark Ibay, a petroleum supply specialist with E Company, 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation, left, and Sgt. Maj. Arturo Bautista, operations sergeant major with 38th Troop Command and noncommissioned officer in charge of Joint Task Force – Bethel, exit an HC-130J Combat King II aircraft from the 176th Wing’s 211th Rescue Squadron after arriving in Bethel for disaster relief response Sept. 21, 2022. Approximately 100 service members from the Alaska National Guard, Alaska State Defense Force and Alaska Naval Militia were activated following a disaster declaration issued Sept. 17 after the remnants of Typhoon Merbok caused dramatic flooding across more than 1,000 miles of Alaskan coastline. A JTF in Nome is standing up concurrently as part of Operation Merbok Response. (Alaska National Guard photo by Dana Rosso)

Arctic Guardians rescue injured hunter near Flat
September 12, 2022
Arctic Guardian Rescue Triad celebrates heritage during wing’s 70th anniversary

Arctic Guardian Rescue Triad celebrates heritage during wing’s 70th anniversary
September 12, 2022
Arctic Guardian Rescue Triad celebrates heritage during wing’s 70th anniversary

Air, Space Force installations seek mediators to help with conflict resolution
September 7, 2022
Chief Master Sgt. Tomeka Parker, Equal Opportunity career field manager, discusses how the Advanced Mediation course helps fulfill the training requirement for enlisted personnel in the Equal Opportunity career field during the Advanced Mediation training class held in Washington, D.C., Aug. 31, 2022. The Department of the Air Force partnered with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, a federal agency with a conflict management mission, to bring about this training. (Courtesy photo by Kimberly Mlinaz)

Alaska Civil Air Patrol wing aligns with DMVA to increase partnership, capability
September 6, 2022
Civil Air Patrol Cessna 206 and GippsAero GA8 Airvan park next to an Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk in front of the Army Guard’s hangar. The CAP and ARNG recently teamed up to support the U.S. Coast Guard’s Operation Arctic Shield, a mission to conduct inspections of approximately 50 bulk fuel storage facilities across Western Alaska, August 22-30.

Arctic Guardians rescue injured hiker near Eklutna Lake
September 1, 2022

National Guard Honored for Youth ChalleNGe Program
September 1, 2022
Maj. Gen. Paul Knapp accepts the 2022 American Legion National Education Award on behalf of the National Guard Bureau at The American Legion 103rd National Convention at the Milwaukee Center in Milwaukee Aug. 31, 2022. The award was presented for the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe program, which helps “at-risk” teens earn their high school diploma or GED.

Tuition assistance increases at all University of Alaska campuses for Alaska National Guard
August 25, 2022

Bethel couple recognized for decades of service to the Alaska Guard
August 23, 2022
Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Sallaffie, then a staff sergeant, right, and his wife, Rachel, to the left of him, spend time demonstrating the process of drying and cutting salmon strips to participants of the Alaska National Guard Warrior and Family Services cultural camp at thier subsistence fish camp on the shores of the Kuskowim River near Bethel, July 21, 2016. The youth learned the importance of subsistence living during the five-day program that focused on cultural-based service and learning projects.

Arctic Guardians rescue injured ATV rider near Kahiltna Glacier
August 22, 2022