ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs renewed a transportation grant in the amount of $250,000 to the State of Alaska Office of Veterans Affairs to provide transportation options to veterans residing in five rural areas who need to travel to health care services. “Last fiscal year, this grant reached out to more […]
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska—The Alaska Air National Guard rescued three people from a downed aircraft Sept. 13 west of Beluga Mountain, Alaska. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center opened the mission after receiving notification around 1:30 p.m. that a 406 emergency locator transmitter had been activated. The Alaska RCC was able to get registration information from […]
CAMP DENALI, Alaska â€“ Two hunters found themselves huddled over a fire in the middle of the woods, clinging to hope that help would arrive, after their small propeller plane crash landed outside of Talkeetna, Alaska, earlier this month.
CAMP DENALI, Alaska â€“ Searching for overdue aircraft, rescuing injured hunters, locating lost hikers, helping those stranded at sea, itâ€™s all part of the mission of the Alaska (11th Air Force) Rescue Coordination Center, and those missions have added up.
CAMP DENALI, Alaska â€“ The Alaska National Guard is searching for an overdue aircraft about 20 miles northeast of Dillingham.
CAMP DENALI, Alaska â€“ An Alaska Air National Guard helicopter crew spotted the wreckage of an overdue aircraft March 5 with no survivors onboard.
CAMP DENALI, Alaska â€“ The Alaska National Guard has continued the search today for an overdue aircraft that was traveling to Takotna from Anchorage March 4.
CAMP DENALI, Alaska â€“ Alaskan veterans who are retired or have been honorably discharged can elect to have their status as a veteran placed on their driverâ€™s license or state identification card beginning Friday.
CAMP DENALI, Alaska â€“ The Alaska Military Youth Academy will celebrate the graduation of 144 cadets of class 2013-1 from its ChalleNGe program Friday.