Released: February 11, 2019
By: Lt. Col. Candis Olmstead
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Col. Scott Howard was recently selected to be the assistant adjutant general and commander of the Alaska Air National Guard, and began his new role on Feb. 6.
In his capacity as commander, Howard is responsible for the development and implementation of strategy, policy, plans, and initiatives for the Alaska Air National Guard. two thousand Airmen at two flying wings; to include airland, airdrop, aeromedical & cyber operations for worldwide, peacetime & contingency operations.
In his new role, Howard ensures over 2,300 Air Guardsmen in the Joint Forces Headquarters Air staff and two wings — located at JBER and Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks — are organized, trained, and equipped to support state and federal missions world-wide. Missions include airlift, combat and domestic search and rescue, aerial refueling, air control, and space warning and surveillance capabilities in support of — END OF FILE.
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