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January 20 Hometown Hero

January 20 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for January 20th was chosen after being highlighted by The Alaska Native Heritage Center as their new hire. Congrats Nikki Graham, who is Yup’ik, Blackfoot Indian, and Dutch, who is now Director of Operations. Originally from Homer, Alaska, Graham is a lifelong Alaskan, a Cook Inlet Region Incorporated shareholder, and is enrolled […]

January 19 Hometown Hero

January 19 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for January 19th was chosen after being highlighted by Alaska Tribal Administrators Association On January 18th the Alaska Tribal Administrators Association and the Board of Directors announced the 2021 Tribal Administrator of the Year, Sara Kinjo-Hischer, for her dedication to the Skagway Traditional Council, a federally recognized Tribal Government located in Skagway, […]

January 18 Hometown Hero

January 18 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for January 18th was chosen after being highlighted by joint base Elmendorf Richardson. Congrats to A1C Luke Elkins of Vancouver, Washington, a 673 LRS/LGRF Mobile Distribution Operator, for being recognized as the Arctic Warrior of the Week! Elkins has been vital in LGRF’s new facility move-in. He has completed six self-help projects, […]

January 17 Hometown Hero

January 17 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for January 17th was chosen after being highlighted by CMSAF JoAnne S. Bass on her Facebook page. Meet Mrs. Lori Kelly, a Unit Program Coordinator for the 354th OSS. Lori enlisted on Active Duty back in 1988, transferred to the Guard in 1993, retired in 2011 and has been at Eielson since […]

January 14 Hometown Hero

January 14 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for January 14th was chosen after being highlighted by the Juneau Police Department. On Thursday, Juneau Police Chief Ed Mercer gave the oath of office to Jeremy Foster and Christopher Herrick, who became the newest officers to fill the JPD ranks. Jeremy was born in New Albany, Mississippi. He enlisted in the […]

January 13 Hometown Hero

January 13 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for January 13th was chosen after being hired by Providence Alaska as Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer. Kenneth D. McCoy Jr. is their first region Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer beginning Feb. 14. McCoy will be responsible for coordinating efforts to promote culturally competent, patient-centered care as well as diversity […]

January 12 Hometown Hero

January 12 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for January 12th was chosen after being highlighted by joint base Elmendorf Richardson. Congrats to A1C Kaitlynn Jolly with the 773d Civil Engineer Squadron for being recognized as JBER’s Arctic Warrior of the Week! Jolly is originally from Glendale, Arizona, and has been at JBER for almost 3 years. She is an […]

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