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USARAK Best Warrior Competition Day 1 USARAK Best Warrior Competition Day 1
Sgt. John Manning, B Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, orients his map as he prepares to plot...
Spartans prove Infantry grit during EIB testing Spartans prove Infantry grit during EIB testing
Paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, race to complete a forced 12-mile foot march during testing for the Expert...
Army aviators help Park Service prep for 2016 Denali climb season Army aviators help Park Service prep for 2016 Denali...
Spc. Mark Aderholt, B Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, keeps an eye on the gauges as part of the startup for a CH-47F Chinook helicopter. Aderholt was...
2016 Denali 2016 Denali
The Sugar Bears from B Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment provide support to the National Park Service April 23, 2016 at Denali National Park and Reserve,...
USARAK Soldiers Recognized by Anchorage School District USARAK Soldiers Recognized by Anchorage School District
Eagle River High School AFJROTC Cadet Yassi Scott praises the Soldiers from the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment and their partnership with Eagle...
USARAK Patch Ceremony USARAK Patch Ceremony
Lt. Col. Jon Gaivin, commander of the 17th Command Support Battalion , United States Army Alaska places the USARAK Patch on the left shoulder of Capt. Justin Mills...


Recent Video

Spartan EIB day 5 Spartan EIB day 5
‪#‎Spartans‬, here is the last of the daily ‪#‎EIB‬ videos. We had an intense ruck march starting very early this morning and finished off the event with...
Spartan EIB Day 3 Spartan EIB Day 3
4th Brigade, 25th ID Paratroopers run through the last of day and night land navigation in addition to completing final weapons and skills lanes.
Spartan EIB day 2 Spartan EIB day 2
Spartan paratroopers run through day two of EIB lanes.
EIB day 1 EIB day 1
#‎Spartans‬, ‪#‎EIB‬ is not the type of test where everyone passes. Here's a video from the first day of the extremely strict test where 60% of candidates...
2016 Denali 2016 Denali
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment conduct High Altitude Response Team training in Denali National Park in support of the National Parks Service.
EOD takes part in Alaska Shield EOD takes part in Alaska Shield
The 716th Ordnance Company takes part in Alaska Shield, strengthening inter-agency relationships at the local, state and federal level April 1, 2016 in Palmer,...


Recent News Stories

USARAK Civilian Saves A Life USARAK Civilian Saves A Life
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska -- DoD civilians perform important work worldwide with active duty and reserve component military members to protect the...
Spartans prove Infantry grit during EIB testing Spartans prove Infantry grit during EIB testing
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Spartan paratroopers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division tested for the Expert...
USARAK Soldiers Recognized by Anchorage School District USARAK Soldiers Recognized by Anchorage School District
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA - In a room full of military, business and educational leaders, Soldiers from the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment received the...
First Gray Eagle flight expands Army Aviation capability...
Staff Sgt. Sean Brady, U.S. Army Alaska Public Affairs LADD ARMY AIRFIELD, FORT WAINWRIGHT, ALASKA— It was a cool April morning and the Arctic Falcons of U.S....
USARAK Welcomes new Command Sergeant Major USARAK Welcomes new Command Sergeant Major
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Command Sgt. Maj. Terry Gardner relinquished responsibility for U.S. Army Alaska to Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Ferrusi in a...
NWTC skis into the future NWTC skis into the future
As winter in Fort Wainwright, Alaska, comes to an end, cadre from the Northern Warfare Training Center ventured further north to find the snow, ice and the arctic...


Recent Audio

Base Alpha Kilo
Today's episode of Base Alpha Kilo Radio tells the story of Alaska-based Soldiers working with partners in Mongolia for earthquake readiness.
Senator visits Alaska troops training in California
Winn Mete interviews Capt. Chase Spears about the newly elected U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan conducting his first visit with Maj. Gen. Michael Shields, commander of U.S....
Senator visits Alaska troops training in California
Winn Mete interviews Capt. Chase Spears about how the newly elected U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan conducted his first visit with Maj. Gen. Michael Shields, commander of U.S....
Being a TOW Gunner is cool
Winn Mete interviews Spc. Michael Roach from 1/25 SCBT “Arctic Wolves” about his job as a TOW gunner within the unit.
'Being a TOW gunner is cool!'
Winn Mete speaks to Spc. Micheal Roach, a gunner with 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, "Arctic Wolves" about working with TOW missiles.
1st SBCT begins realistic warfare training
Winn Mete talks to Lt. Col. Thomas Hough, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment commander, about his unit's deployment to the National Training Center.


Recent Publications

The Wolves' Den - 04.02.2012
The Wolves' Den - 04.02.2012
ANSF Keep the Peace in Panjwa'i.
The Wolves' Den - 03.21.2012
The Wolves' Den - 03.21.2012
Soldier Survives Miracle Head Wound
The Wolves' Den - 03.19.2012
The Wolves' Den - 03.19.2012
March edition of the brigad newsletter for the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, "Arctic Wolves." The brigade is currently deployed to southern...
Security & Stability Journal - 03.19.2012
Security & Stability Journal - 03.19.2012
March issue of the Afghan National Security Forces Development journal from Task Force Arctic Wolves. This journal highlights lessons learned and effective techniques for...
Security & Stability Journal - 02.01.2012
Security & Stability Journal - 02.01.2012
The February issue of the Afghan National Security Forces development journal. This journal highlights lessons learned and techniques and tactics used by Security Forces...
The Wolves' Den - 02.01.2012
The Wolves' Den - 02.01.2012
The February issue of the Wolves' Den. The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division newsletter, bringing you stories, photos, and important information...


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A cornerstone of America's Army where Army values and mission-focused training coexist with the grandeur of life in Alaska to forge Ready Units, Strong families, and Arctic Tough Leaders. USARAK is an experience of a...