After returning home from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan, Sgt. 1st Class Maximo Cabrera got to do something he’s never done — hold his daughter.
On May 7, six friends shared one last adventure the same way they’ve spent much of their young lives — together.
The newest commander of the U.S. Army in Alaska is no stranger to the 49th state.
Maj. Gen. Michael Garrett took over as commander of the U.S. Army Alaska during a ceremony held Thursday, May 17 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. He takes over from Maj. Gen. Raymond Palumbo.
There’s about to be a new man in charge of the Army in Alaska.
The U.S. Army said on Tuesday, May 15 that two paratroopers based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson were killed when their Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device on May 13 near the town of Bowri Tana in Eastern Afghanistan.
Soldiers are third, fourth members of "Spartan" Brigade to die since deployment began in November.
Maj. Gen. Michael X. Garrett will become the 36th commander of the U.S. Army in Alaska during a ceremony on May 17 at JBER's Pershing Field.