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April 16, 2018

Arctic Care 2018 Readiness Training Event Begins in Northwestern Alaska

Service members gathered deep within Alaska’s Northwest Arctic Borough for Arctic Care 2018, a Defense Department-sponsored innovative readiness training event.

March 20, 2018

Arctic Conditions Provide Valuable Lessons in Alaska Exercise

More than 1,500 U.S. military personnel braved snowy and icy conditions and temperatures that dipped well below zero to participate in the multiservice exercise Arctic Edge last week, primarily in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex and Long-Range Radar System sites in Alaska. Navy and Coast Guard experts also discussed maritime scenarios during a tabletop exercise in Alaska’s capital of Juneau.

March 1, 2018

Cyber Troops Focus on Security at Arctic Eagle 2018

Army and Air National Guard cyber troops worked to thwart mock cyber threats during the Arctic Eagle 2018 training exercise in Alaska.

Feb. 13, 2018

Airmen, Soldiers Brave Alaska’s Cold at Contingency Exercise

At Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing trained alongside soldiers from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, during the Rapid Alaskan Airlift Week exercise.

Dec. 28, 2017

Airmen Help Maintain Airfield Integrity in Alaska

Without the expertise of the 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s vehicle maintenance airmen in Alaska, none of the flightline operations would happen.

Oct. 11, 2017

Fort Greely Stands Firm in Face of North Korean Threat

A small, remote Alaskan post bordered by mountains and moose herds, Fort Greely is America's major line of defense against long-range enemy rockets.

June 22, 2017

Army Bandsman Follows Family Tradition

Saxophonist Army Sgt. Charles Moncayo has been with the band for a few years now, first while they were stationed at Fort Wainwright and now at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, the 9th Army Band's new home.

Oct. 31, 2015

Carter: Russia 'Doomed to Fail' in Syria; ISIL Must be Defeated

While Russia is "doomed to fail" in Syria, the goal of the U.S. remains defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in both Syria and Iraq, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

Oct. 31, 2015

Carter Highlights Alaska's Strategic Importance During Fort Wainwright Visit

At the start of an eight-day trip focusing on the rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region, Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited troops in Alaska and spoke with them about the strategic importance of that state.

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