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.
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.
A 57-year-old Eagle River man was hospitalized after being attacked by a brown bear Saturday in the Eagle River Valley.
Officials from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson said Friday, April 27, that they were concerned with the disappearance of Senior Airman Clinton Reeves.