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Defense budget stabilizes Alaska forces

...Thomas Katkus, who commands the Alaska Army and Air National Guard.Handy...interceptor launch site, Handy said.Alaska Army commander Major Gen. Shields said...development, Shields said his Alaska Army forces will step up Arctic climate...
Alaska Editorial: Right way to close ranks

The followingeditorial first appeared in the Anchorage Daily News: The Alaska Army National Guard may be still mostly a man's world. But it's a world in which women soldiers should feel safe -- among brothers...
Rescue dogs 'build confidence' working with Sitka-based Jayhawk crew being around the four-legged searchers."Of the five dogs and six handlers at the training session behind the Alaska Army National Guard facility on Yandukin Drive near the Juneau airport, only one or two teams had been in a Jayhawk before...
WWII vet receives seven medals 68 years after battle

...including the Silver Star and Purple Heart on Sept. 19 at the National Guard Armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.Alaska Army National Guard commander Brig. Gen. Mike Bridges said the ceremony was held to correct a longstanding wrong."It's...
WWII vet receives Silver Star, Purple Heart, Sept. 19

...Leon M. Bridges, assistant adjutant general of the Alaska Army National Guard. "Twenty-two million people, the group involved in helping Owens contacted the Alaska Army National Guard and scheduled the awards ceremony. At...
Jorgensen is first female guard general

...Friday, Sept. 13.It was a pretty big deal for the Alaska Army National Guard, too.Jorgensen, of Eagle River, became...Alaska.She left active duty in 1996 and joined the Alaska Army National Guard in 2000. Jorgensen currently serves as...
Long-awaited military discharge arrives 66 years late for former governor

...1947 - in the mail Wednesday."It's 66 years later, and he's finally discharged - honorably," said Egan, an Alaska Army National Guard veteran. "I opened up this box, and I just - you know, I'm old, man - I broke down. I couldn't...
Alaska guardsmen deploy to Guantanamo Bay

ANCHORAGE - About 50 Alaska Army National Guard members will deploy to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.The guardsmen from the 761 Military Police Battalion, 38th Troop...
Sitka plans Alaska Day despite shutdown

...referring to the Sitka 9th Infantry, locals who dress up like 19th century American soldiers for the holiday.The Alaska Army National Guard was in the process of shipping some military vehicles from Southcentral to Sitka for the parade, and...
Thank You for supporting Glacier Valley Rotary Club's $10,000 Duck Derby

...Helicopters, Capital City Fire and Rescue, and the Alaska Army National Guard - we applaud your expertise! Special...didn't go hungry, thanks to Capital City Rotaract and Alaska Army National Guard.The $10,000 Duck Derby directly benefits...


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