Approximately 350 Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division were honored in a redeployment ceremony at Buckner Physical Fitness Center July 10.
Since the birth of the Bear Paw Festival in Eagle River since 1985, Alaskan service members have been a major part of the annual event. The Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce created the Bear Paw Festival to celebrate growing businesses in Eagle River and bring the community together. This year’s festival was hosted July 8 through 12.
More than 6,000 U.S. service members and 200 aircraft from across the continental United States and Asian-Pacific converged upon Alaska for Exercise Northern Edge 2015, June 15-26.
The past meets the future when a distinctive looking aircraft with the nose and electronics of an F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter and the body of a 1960’s passenger jet participates in one of the U.S. military’s largest electronic warfare exercises.
When Eagle River resident Kyle Burnett competed in the Dept. of Defense Warrior Games this week, she did so as one of two Ultimate Athletes representing the U.S. Air Force. Each of six military branches selects athletes among the wounded warriors who try out for competition in the spring to compete in a variety of events, and one man and one woman to compete as its Ultimate Athletes in all the individual events.