JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Soldiers of the Alaska Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment, will mark the unit's upcoming deployment to Kosovo during a May 5 ceremony here at 10 a.m.
The battalion will deploy for peacekeeping operations in support of NATO's Kosovo Force.
Sgt. David Bedard will meet media at the Richardson Gate at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, May 5.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Soldiers with the Alaska Army National Guard’s 207th Aviation Battalion saved two hunters after they broke through Yukon River ice while traveling on their snowmachines early this morning in western Alaska.
Alaska State Troopers contacted the Rescue Coordination Center at about 2:30 a.m. to request a search and rescue mission out of Bethel, where an Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk and aircrew are stationed full-time.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska Army National Guard hosted a Guard for a Day event at the National Guard Armory on Joint Base Elmedonrf-Richardson, Alaska, April 5, 2018. The event afforded attendees the opportunity to explore first-hand Alaska National Guard Soldiers and equipment used to respond to domestic disasters, and worldwide contingency operations. Static display features included a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, armored vehicles and weapons. Active demonstrations included combat lifesaving, checkpoint operations, civil disturbance and food services.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard› 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons rescued a pilot of a Cessna 185 aircraft April 15 near Pish River in the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve after the plane crashed.
According to Alaska Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Evan Budd, Alaska Rescue Coordination Center superintendent, they were first notified after receiving a 406 ELT alert of a possible aircraft crash. The National Park Service then requested assistance from the AK RCC to rescue the distressed pilot.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — A single-engine Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six crashlanded
about 35 miles northeast of Bethel, April
11, 2019. Soldiers with the Alaska Army National
Guard‘s 207th Aviation Battalion rescued the four
survivors and transported them to Bethel, a coastal
community in western Alaska that sits along the
Kuskokwim River, inside the Yukon Delta National
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons rescued an injured skier April 10 at Goat Mountain between Palmer and Eklutna.
According to Alaska Air National Guard Capt. Wesley Ladd, Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, the mission was opened in response to a request for assistance from the Alaska State Troopers.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Brig. Gen. Torrence Saxe, adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard, speaks to a crowd about his motivation to adhere to his core values and willingness to fight for those who need it here April 6, 2019. The proclamation designated April 2019 as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month — which calls upon all personnel and their families to increase their participation and efforts to prevent sexual assault, thereby strengthening the Alaska National Guard community.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska National Guard is hosting a campaign this month to raise awareness and energize efforts to eliminate sexual harassment and sexual assault in the Guard and within the community.
The Alaska National Guard invites community members who have JBER access to the sexual assault prevention and response ceremony, April 6 at 10 a.m. in Hangar 1.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Tech. Sgt. Karen Peterson, noncommissioned officer in charge of command support staff with the Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Logistics Readiness Squadron, checks the paperwork of a deployer as part of the Polar Force 19 exercise on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, April 2, 2019. Polar Force 19 was a readiness exercise designed to test the 176th Wing’s ability to rapidly assemble and deploy an overwhelming combat force anywhere within the Indo-Pacific Theater of operations.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska Coalition for Veterans and Military Families is hosting the inaugural Alaska Veterans and Military Families Summit in Anchorage at the University of Alaska Anchorage, March 29. Topics will cover a wide variety of issues that affect veterans and military families in Alaska. There will be breakout sessions for service providers, veterans and military families.
Army Guard Road,
JBER, AK 99505