Mission – To provide military forces to accomplish military missions in the state or around the world; provide homeland security and defense; emergency preparedness, response, and recovery; veterans services; and youth military style training and education.

Vision – Through constant collaboration internally and with external partners, DMVA implements a viable Arctic strategy, increases emergency management capacity, and expands engagement with Alaskan communities, all while achieving federal mission assurance.

Core Values – Professionalism “Be the real deal”; Commitment “All oars in the water…”; Teamwork “…rowing the same direction”