After a pandemic hiatus, the annual tradition spreading festive cheer around the state traveled up to the North Slope with presents, ice cream and trombones.
Starlink was successfully tested on a moving ground vehicle in Alaska, and an equally difficult demonstration on an airborne U.S. aircraft will occur in the spring, a military spokesman said.
Native veterans from around the U.S. gathered to commemorate a new memorial at the National Museum of the American Indian.
“What they have done allows me, allows you, allows us to do what we do today,” said Major Gen. Torrence Saxe.
There are number of major events in the area, including a ceremony at JBER.
According to Defense Department data, suicides among active-duty service members increased by more than 40% between 2015 and 2020. In longtime suicide hotspot postings such as Alaska, the rate has doubled.
An Alaska-based aviation technician who was expelled from the academy for becoming a father will get his degree as part of a legal settlement, his attorneys said Thursday.
Three Chinese ships and four Russian vessels, including a destroyer, were spotted in a single formation last week, the Coast Guard said.
The Coast Guard will step up operations in the increasingly contested Arctic region, crack down on illegal fishing and forced labor, and improve oil spill response under legislation approved Wednesday by a Senate committee.
Amid record-breaking spikes in rent, service members and housing activists say the Department of Defense has not adequately increased housing allowances, thereby neglecting its commitment to military families.
The Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies is the only Department of Defense regional center focused on the Arctic.
The designs all offer flame-retardant protection and vary in other features, which include mesh venting and an inner dog-tag pocket.
The two aircraft did not enter U.S. or Canadian sovereign airspace, according to NORAD.
His movement between bases raises questions about the Army’s ability to track sexual misconduct by civilian employees.
The Arctic Thunder Open House officially kicked off Saturday on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, but a few special guests were invited to the rehearsal day on Friday.
The Honoring our PACT Act aims to improve health care access and injury compensation for veterans who have been exposed to burn pits, a noxious open-air military waste disposal practice used in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Army leadership has challenged some of the service’s top enlisted leaders to find ways to encourage more of the bonding that happens playing beer pong and less of the negative effects that alcohol can have among soldiers.
“This will be a large logistical puzzle to piece together over the coming weeks,” the school district superintendent said in an email to parents.
The Don Young Arctic Warrior Act would increase compensation for military service members in Alaska.
Sgt. Seth Vision, with the 11th Airborne Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, was participating in a career skills program when the crash occurred last weekend, according to U.S. Army Alaska.
Mountain Home Air Force Base says 19-year-old Mackenzie Wilson, a cadet at Oregon State University originally from Eagle River, died of injuries sustained in an accident.
The Alaska-based 4-25 was reflagged as 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 11th Airborne Division.
The fallen were remembered during ceremony on Anchorage’s Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.