It’s been a year and a half since Fort Wainwright’s Mission 100 program was created to address mental health. Army officials and participants say it seems to be paying off – although there’s still work to be done.
The main frustration in the rescue community with locator beacons is that too often people don’t register them, omitting crucial information that can save searchers hours.
Rescue workers have abandoned their search for the source of an aircraft distress signal along the lower Yukon River in Southwest Alaska. Troopers said that no planes were reported overdue in the area.
Unin’s advice to other women who may want a combat job is to do lots of physical training.
Five people are dead following a plane crash near the Lower Kuskokwim community of Tuntutuliak on Thursday, according to Alaska State Troopers.
The deployment is a response to President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration on the southern U.S. border last month.
A steep decline in Alaska Native rates of service is due, in part, to changes in recruitment practices at the Alaska National Guard and the military overall.
So far, 15 rural armories have been divested. The guard plans to divest 60 in rural communities total, mostly to municipalities.
When traveling into the wilderness, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center recommends travelers take a personal locator with them.
The FBI said an Anchorage man opened fire at the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida airport this morning. The Broward County Sheriff’s office said 26-year-old Esteban Santiago killed five people and wounded eight others.