Archive of: In Service

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U.S. Army Alaska chief of staff to serve as “Mr. Mom” March Issue 1 2012

U.S. Army Alaska chief of staff to serve as “Mr. Mom”

Col. Gary Agron ended his three-decade military career in the same place he grew up — Alaska.

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade February Issue 4 2012

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Soldiers have different ways of marking away their deployment times.

Learning to survive — and escape February Issue 3 2012

Learning to survive — and escape

There are only approximately 400 Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists in the Air Force, and two of them reside at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Not so far from home February Issue 2 2012

Not so far from home

As it turns out, the rugged terrain surrounding Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson is actually a pretty good double for Afghanistan.

Stories help families connect January Issue 4 2012

Stories help families connect

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Deployment can be hard on a family.

190 Guard members set to deploy to Kuwait January Issue 4 2012

190 Guard members set to deploy to Kuwait

A ceremony to recognize the upcoming deployment of the 98th Maintenance Company was held at the Alaska National Guard Armory on Jan. 23.

FOB Salerno a Spartan family reunion hotspot January Issue 3 2012

FOB Salerno a Spartan family reunion hotspot

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan, — Having three deployed members in one family at the same time would seem unlikely; however, for the Hale family, it’s a reality.

Centurions deliver for Alaska-based brigade January Issue 2 2012

Centurions deliver for Alaska-based brigade

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan – A group of Alaska-based parachute riggers are now rigging everything from fuel to food for delivery to soldiers on the front lines in Afghanistan.