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Alaska Soldiers take part in Gobi Wolf 2015 Alaska Soldiers take part in Gobi Wolf 2015
Alaska National Guard Lt. Col. Stephen Wilson, the operations officer for the Alaska Army National Guard and local officials from the Gobi Wolf military...
Alaska’s Army aviators to the rescue Alaska’s Army aviators to the rescue
U.S. Army Alaska Aviation Task Force in conjunction with the Alaska State Troopers and Wilderness Search and Rescue conducted a training medical evacuation March 25,...
Aviators help state with Rock and a Hard Place Aviators help state with Rock and a Hard Place
Civilian emergency responders wheel a patient into the Health Emergency Response Operations tent for triage and further movement via USARAK Black Hawk helicopter as...
Commander, US Army Pacific, experiences The Last Frontier Commander, US Army Pacific, experiences The Last Frontier
Lt. Col. Mark Adams (Left), commandant for the Northern Warfare Training Center, speaks with Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general and Maj....
USARAK hosts international cold weather, mountaineering experts USARAK hosts international cold weather, mountaineering...
Lt. Col. Mats Forsman discusses Sweden's Winter Warfare School during his presentation at the U.S. Army Alaska-hosted international Cold Region Military...
Chief of staff visits Alaska Soldiers Chief of staff visits Alaska Soldiers
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno watches as a Soldier from 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, demonstrates how to start a fire with dry tinder and no flame....


Recent Video

USARAK Winter Games B-Roll USARAK Winter Games B-Roll
U.S. Army Alaska winter games was held March 27, 2015 at Birch Hill ski and snowboard area, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. 21 teams from across U.S. Army Alaska...
USARAK Winter Games Interviews USARAK Winter Games Interviews
U.S. Army Alaska winter games was held March 27, 2015 at Birch Hill ski and snowboard area, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. 21 teams from across U.S. Army Alaska...
SAR & Medevac Operations Training SAR & Medevac Operations Training
The U.S. Army Alaska Aviation Task Force located at Fort Wainwright, Alaska is providing medevac helicopter available for civilian Search and rescue (SAR) and Medevac...
Cold Regions Military Mountaineering Collaborative Event Cold Regions Military Mountaineering Collaborative Event
Cold Regions Military Mountaineering Collaborative Event is to strengthen cooperation, share ideas and improve capabilities with our international partners in...
Senator visits Alaska troops training in California Senator visits Alaska troops training in California
Newly elected U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan conducted his first visit with Maj. Gen. Michael Shields, commander of U.S. Army Alaska and members of the 1st Stryker Brigade...
U.S. Army Alaska Paratroopers Train at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center U.S. Army Alaska Paratroopers Train at Marine Corps...
Paratroopers assigned to Able Company, 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry execute high-altitude mountain mobility operations at the Marine Corps Mountain...


Recent News Stories

Alaska Soldiers take part in Gobi Wolf 2015 Alaska Soldiers take part in Gobi Wolf 2015
Alaska soldiers joined an international team of members from Mongolia and the United States to conduct an earthquake-readiness exercise together here last week....
Arctic Wolves run away with Winter Games
Soldiers from across U.S. Army Alaska competed in the annual USARAK Winter Games. This year’s games saw 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team “Arctic Wolves” take the...
Alaska’s Army aviators to the rescue Alaska’s Army aviators to the rescue
Alaska consists of 663,300 square miles, with the interior being the largest region, home to the highest peak in North America and largely made up of uninhabited...
Commander, US Army Pacific, experiences The Last Frontier Commander, US Army Pacific, experiences The Last Frontier
There is a 95-degree temperature difference between Hawaii and Interior Alaska. It was a brisk -25 degrees when U.S. Army Pacific’s Commanding General, Gen. Vincent...
Chief of staff visits Fort Wainwright Chief of staff visits Fort Wainwright
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno met leaders from across U.S. Army Alaska during his first trip to Fort Wainwright, Feb. 10.
USARAK brings equipment experts to cold USARAK brings equipment experts to cold
U.S. Army Alaska Soldiers live and work in the Arctic on a daily basis; they can’t quit when it is -30 F and neither can their equipment.


Recent Audio

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.
Winn Mete interviews Lt Col. Thomas Hough
Radio host Winn Mete interviews Lt Col. Thomas Hough, battalion commander, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team “Arctic Wolves,”...


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...