Members of the Joint Task Force Alaska deployed to western Alaska as part of Operation Merbok Response in support of disaster relief response Sept. 21, 2022.
Defense Flash News – September 2022
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Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgt. John Cunningham speaks on Operation Merbok Response in Newtok, Alaska
NEWTOK, AK, UNITED STATES
More than 130 members of the Alaska Organized Militia, which includes members of the Alaska National Guard, Alaska State Defense Force and Alaska Naval Militia, were activated following a disaster declaration issued Sept. 17 after the remnants of Typhoon Mebok caused dramatic flooding across more than 1,000 miles of Alaskan coastline.
Film Credits: Video by Victoria Granado
Alaska National Guard Public Affairs