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  • SEA Whitehead Honors Families of the Fallen

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Senior Enlisted Advisor Tony Whitehead, SEA to the chief of the National Guard Bureau, honored surviving military families May 26-29 during a Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors event.“There are those [military members] that served our country, those that loved you, those that

  • Alaska National Guard partners with tribal consortium to recruit in Aniak

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- Auntie Mary Nicoli Elementary School teacher Byron Fischer unfolded a large collage in his third grade classroom, revealing a U.S. flag and a flanking Alaska flag festooned with the faces of Aniak military veterans.Some photos showed veterans contemporary to

  • JBER service members helped rescue 2 Alaska rescue crash victims

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK -- According to, the Turnagain Arm bore tide is among the most powerful in the world. A layer of ocean water 6 to 10 feet tall travels on top of the Cook Inlet surface at 10 to 15 mph, swallowing anything in its path.A Taylorcraft F-19 was flipped