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September 23 Hometown Hero

September 23 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for September 23 was chosen after being highlighted by the anchorage police department for National Forensic Science Week. National Forensic Science Week recognizes the important role that proper forensic science plays in the investigation of crimes. Thank you to the hardworking team at the State of Alaska Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory for […]

September 22 Hometown Hero

September 22 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for September 22 was chosen after being highlighted by joint base Elmendorf Richardson. Congrats to Airman 1st Class Patrick Sullivan of Pensacola, Florida, a 673d Air Base Wing public affairs specialist for being recognized as the Arctic Warrior of the Week! A1C Sullivan embedded with the 39th Airlift Squadron in support of […]

September 21 Hometown Hero

September 21 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for September 21 took away a storks job and helped a woman delivery her baby, all while on the phone. On March 21st, dispatcher Alex Vicario with the Juneau Police Department received a 9-1-1 call. The call stated that a pregnant mother was in active labor at a private home. Alex provided […]

September 20 Hometown Hero

September 20 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for September 20 is, well, every officer. This past Saturday was national thank an officer day. Thank you, to all Alaska officers from Anchorage, to Wasilla, to Fairbanks, and even all the way to Nome. Thank you for keeping our state safe, and for all the sacrifices you have made. We can’t […]

September 17 Hometown Hero

September 17 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for September 17 was chosen after being highlighted by the anchorage police department. Officer William Parry and Officer Jon Gallen are the School Resource Officers assigned to East Anchorage High , Wendler Middle, ACT, Airport Heights, Alaska Native Cultural Charter, College Gate, King Tech, Lake Otis Elementary, Russian Jack Elementary, Tudor Elementary, […]

September 16 Hometown Hero

September 16 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for September 16 was chosen after being honored with the esteemed Presidential Volunteer Service Award for her extraordinary service to international disaster relief charity, ShelterBox in 2020. Local Anchorage resident, Jess Gutzwiler,a Shelterbox Ambassador, received the prestigious Bronze award for selflessly donating more than 228 hours of her time to support families […]

September 15 Hometown Hero

September 15 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for September 15 was chosen after being highlighted by the joint base elmedorf richardson’s facebook. Congratulations to Airman 1st Class Benjamin Wells of Spokane, Washington, a 673d Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, for being recognized as the Arctic Warrior of the Week!\ A1C Wells was selected to receive initial licensing on JBERs newest […]

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