JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Alaska Air National Guardsmen briefed Air Combat
Command (ACC) senior officers during a Feb. 12, 2019, tour of 176th Wing rescue units at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
ACC is the primary provider of air combat forces for the Air Force and is located at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
Representing ACC was Air Force Maj. Gen. Kevin Huyck, director of operations; Maj. Gen. Scott Pleus, director of plans, programs and requirements; and Brig. Gen. Aaron Prupas, director of intelligence.
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.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons rescued one distressed individual Jan. 29 at the Yetna River Roadhouse.
According to Alaska Air National Guard 1st Lt. Daniel Warren, 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 — Chief Master Sgt. Winfield Hinkley, senior enlisted leader of the Alaska National Guard, presents Maj. Gen. Laurie Hummel, former adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard and commissioner of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, with a replica of the organizational colors during her retirement ceremony at the National Guard armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 26, 2019.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Alaska Army National Guard Lt. Col. Matthew Schell accepts the 297th Regional Support Group colors from Brig. Gen. Joseph Streff, Alaska Army National Guard commander, during the group's Jan. 26, 2019, assumption-of-command ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard's 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons rescued a pilot of a Piper PA-22 aircraft Jan. 22 at Chickaloon Flats after the plane was damaged.
According to Alaska Air National Guard Capt. Wesley Ladd, Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, the alert notification came from activation of the PA-22's 406 emergency locator transmitter.
MIDWAY, Utah — After skiing across the finish line of the 2019 National Guard Bureau Western
Regional Biathlon Competition, two Alaska Army National Guardsmen rose their right hand and
reaffirmed their commitment to help defend their state and nation at the Soldier Hollow Nordic Center
here Jan. 12.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska National Guard's commander-in-chief, Governor Mike Dunleavy, recognized his newly appointed adjutant general, Col. Torrence Saxe, in a change-of-command ceremony at the Alaska National Guard armory here on Dec. 31. In Saxe's dual-hatted role, he also serves as commissioner for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
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