Images: Vigilant Guard [Image 16 of 19]
Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Christiansen
Alaska Army National Guard 1st Lt. Noah Wescarver briefs his soldiers of a situations where National Guard Soldiers have been called up to assist Anchorage Police to calm or detain rioters as part of the training scenario of exercise Vigilant Guard Ft. Richardson, Alaska, Wednesday, April 28. Vigilant Guard is an annual, disaster-based training scenario that tests the coordination of National Guard units with local, state, regional, and national disaster preparedness organizations.