12 Feb '18, 1pm

Engineers conduct ice bridging, chainsaw operations for emergency preparedness

Engineers conduct ice bridging, chainsaw operations for emergency preparedness

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- The Alaska National Guard has fortified its longstanding relationship with its local population by striving to be ready in the event of a disaster requiring response. Defense Support to Civilian Authorities is an initiative that targets the needs of the state of Alaska in circumstances where emergency relief and community outreach is requested, giving leaders in the Guard guidance on how to maintain readiness to meet those response needs. As a facet of that mission readiness, specifically focused on route clearance, more than 40 Alaska National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 207th Engineer Utility Detachment and the 208th Construction Management Team, a group comprised of more than 13 different occupational specialties in engineering, executed ice bridging and chainsaw operations Saturday at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The ex...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/200502/engineers_conduct_ice...

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