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 21-year-old paratrooper assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson was killed in an improvised explosive device attack on Tuesday, April 3 while on patrol in Afghanistan.
PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Fourteen members of the Afghan Border Police and Afghan Uniform Police received certificates of completion for a five-week maintenance and recovery course from vehicle mechanics...
Police say 24-year-old Clinton Reeves was the victim of foul play.
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Paratroopers from Task Force Blue Geronimo detained two suspected insurgents near the Pakistan border, south of Matun district.