In a solemn gathering at the U.S. Navy Reserve Center on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, sailors from the Alaska Naval Militia and U.S. Navy Reserve assembled Jan. 24, to pay homage to their fallen comrades lost 82 years ago.
240124-Z-CA180-1006.JPG Photo By: Balinda O’Neal

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - U.S. Navy Reserve Yeoman 2nd Class Mathew West cradles the U.S. flag while participating in a remembrance ceremony at the U.S. Navy Reserve Center on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 24, 2024. Sailors with the U.S. Navy Reserve and Alaska Naval Militia led a Two Bell Memorial Ceremony and raised the flag in honor of the S-26 submarine and crew who were lost Jan. 24, 1942. The remembrance event underscored the unity and shared commitment across naval components to honor the sacrifices made by submariners throughout history. (Alaska National Guard photo by Balinda O’Neal)


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