Archive of: In Service

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October Issue 2 2012

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9785 and Ladies Auxiliary

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9785 and Ladies Auxiliary of Eagle River received the VFW National Outstanding Community Service Post Award at the VFW National Convention July 23 in Reno, Nev. The award was presented during an invitation-only reception.

October Issue 2 2012

Dena’ina heritage celebrated

Native Village of Eklutna and Knik Tribal Council members along with officials from the Army Corps of Engineers gathered on a rain-soaked Friday, Oct. 5 to dedicate a Dena’ina cache and cultural interpretive display on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Hundreds of ‘Spartans’ return home October Issue 1 2012

Hundreds of ‘Spartans’ return home

Just two months after arriving in Alaska from Connecticut, Amanda Shaw’s husband, Spc. Justin Shaw, left for Afghanistan with about 3,500 paratroopers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division.

Discovery Channel eyes Globemaster October Issue 1 2012

Discovery Channel eyes Globemaster

The show “Mighty Planes” took aim at a new plane in the C-17 Globemaster III, and the Discovery Channel was on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to film the versatile cargo plane last month.

300 Spartans return from Afghanistan September Issue 4 2012

300 Spartans return from Afghanistan

A plane load of about 300 members of the Army's 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division returned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, following a 10-month deployment to Afghanistan.

September Issue 4 2012

Joshua M. Echols

Air Force Airman Joshua M. Echols, of Chugiak, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

September Issue 4 2012

Del-Juan X. Avila

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Del-Juan X. Avila, of Eagle River, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

September Issue 4 2012

Tyler M. Hoskins

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Tyler M. Hoskins, of Chugiak, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

September Issue 4 2012

Sean J. Bailey

Air Force Airman Sean J. Bailey, of Eagle River, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

‘Having a quiet dinner with the boss lady’ September Issue 4 2012

‘Having a quiet dinner with the boss lady’

After 10 months spent giving orders to 3,500 soldiers, Col. Morris Goins knows exactly how he’ll spend his first night home.