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Alaska woman is 1st infantrywoman in state’s National Guard
Serita Unin became the first female infantry soldier in the state National Guard and is now a fireteam leader with Bison Company, 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment.
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Pandemic prompts Alaska National Guard to scale back Operation Santa Claus
This year’s edition of Operation Santa Claus didn’t have the pomp and grandeur of previous incarnations, but the mission of delivering gifts here and two other largely Alaska Native villages was completed with COVID-19 safety precautions in place.
State audit: Alaska National Guard improves sex assault responses
An Alaska Department of Administration audit has found that the state’s National Guard units improved the handling of sexual assault and sexual harassment since 2014, but some problems remain.
JB Elmendorf-Richardson escapes serious damage from Alaska earthquakes; National Guard springs into action
Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage and the surrounding area, including Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, sending people running into the streets. The National Guard responded immediately to the mammoth quake.