Alaska National Guard

Office of the Inspector General 

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All IGs have a duty to protect to the maximum extent possible the personal identity of a complainant, witness, or any other individual providing information to the IG, particularly when the individual specifically requests confidentiality. While IGs cannot promise confidentiality, they will endeavor to maintain confidentiality as a matter of primary importance.


Protected Communications
Title 10 U.S. Code 1034 (Protected Communications; prohibition of retaliatory personnel actions), states that no person may restrict a member of the Armed Forces in communicating with at Member of Congress or an Inspector General. No person may take (or threaten to take) an unfavorable personnel action, or withhold (or threaten to withhold) a favorable personnel action, as a reprisal against a member of the Armed Forces for making or preparing or being perceived as making or preparing a communication to a Member of Congress or an Inspector General.

How to request assistance
Call or e-mail one of the Inspector General offices listed in the “Contact Information” section of this page. People requesting assistance will be asked to fill out either a Department of the Army Form 1559 (Inspector General Action Request), or an Air Force Form 102 (Inspector General Personal and Fraud, Waste & Abuse Complaint Registration) depending on whether the issue is related to the Army National Guard or the Air National Guard.

Who we are:
The Joint Force Headquarters-Alaska Inspector General office is led by an Active Duty colonel detailed by the Department of the Air Force and National Guard Bureau. We are comprised of a mix of full-time and part-time military (Army and Air Force).

What we do:
The JFHQ-AK IG office performs inspection, assistance, investigation, and teaching and training functions for the specific purpose of enhancing the AKNG's readiness and war-fighting capability. We serve as an impartial fact-finder and confidential advisor to the adjutant general and provide a sounding board for sensitive issues.

How we do it:
An extension of the adjutant general's eyes, ears, and conscience, we seek out systemic issues that adversely affect the AKNG, inspect those systemic issues to identify problem areas, and make recommendations that directly addresses the causes of these problem areas. In addition, we assist Soldiers and Airmen of all ranks to resolve issues and allegations of misconduct within the AKNG."
In order to have the Inspector General  begin work on a matter, personnel must prepare a written IG Action Request DA form 1559 or the Inspector General Personal and Fraud, Waste & Abuse Complaint Registration form 102 with all supporting documents for submission to the IG.
Air Force form 102
Department of the Army form 1559
*The IG cannot action request with incomplete DA 1559s or AF Form 102s.
Alaska National Guard IG
Contact Information 

State Command Inspector General
Army and Air National Guard
Col. Mitchell J. Cok
Commercial: (907) 428-6060
Government Cell: (907) 406-5356

Inspector General NCO
Master Sgt. Dutchy A. Inman
Commercial: (907) 428-6061 

168th Wing: Eielson Air Force Base
Commercial: (907) 377-8771

176th Wing: Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson
Commercial: (907) 551-1764
Additional IG Resources
Department of Defense Inspector General
Hot-line: (800) 424-9098
National Guard Bureau Inspector General
(703) 607-7539


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