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.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Diann Richardson, 176th Wing Director of Psychological Health, regularly works with therapy dog, Bolt, as part of the licensed clinical social worker's outreach to the wing.
When Bolt, a honey-colored golden retriever,
saunters into a 176th Wing office suite, he's greeted like a star quarterback or a local celebrity. Because
wing Airmen vie for his attention during these periodic visits, they often stock their offices with chew
toys and dog treats in an effort to give them an edge.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Soldiers with the Alaska Army National Guard’s 207th
Aviation Battalion have provided aerial assistance for the past two days to help in the search for an
overdue snowmachiner on his way from Eek to Quinhagak.
According to the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, the individual departed on snow machine shortly
after 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, headed south for the approximately 30-mile trek.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Lt. Col. Edward Borneo assumed command of the 168th Mission Support Group, Alaska Air National Guard, from Col. Jack Evans during a change of command ceremony today inside the unit’s supply warehouse. Col. Bryan White, commander of the 168th Wing was the presiding officer.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Director of the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, Lt. Col. Keenan Zerkel, will be available for media interviews today at 12:30 p.m. at the JBER Boniface Gate. He will answer questions regarding the suspension of active search effort for the overdue aircraft piloted by Tim Twohy.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Following a recommendation from the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, Lt. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, Alaskan Command commander, suspended the active search for an overdue aircraft piloted by Tim Twohy March 21.
Twohy, piloting a red and white Cessna 172, was reported overdue March 6. Despite extensive search efforts, no sign of the aircraft has been found.
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