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Alaska Army National Guard to welcome new commander

Military and VeteransJOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska—The Alaska Army National Guard will welcome a new commander during a change of command ceremony March 22 at the Alaska National Guard armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Col. Joseph Streff will take command of the Alaska Army National Guard during a special ceremony, taking the colors from Brig. Gen. Leon M. “Mike” Bridges, who has commanded the Alaska Army National Guard since January 2012 and will retire May 1.

Streff, a career National Guardsman, has served more than 27 years in the Alaska National Guard. He has served in a number of command and staff assignments, recently serving as the State Army Aviation
officer, Aviation Battalion commander and Deputy United States Property and Fiscal officer. Streff also deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he served in the Multi-National Corps as the lead planner for the Corps Air Operations section during “The Surge,” in 2006.

When: Sunday, March 22, 2015, 2:00 p.m.

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Alaska Army National Guard to welcome new commander
Authored by: Dave on Saturday, March 21 2015 @ 12:20 PM AKDT
Thanks from a Vet for making this new topic, we need some discussions. Any "Cold War Vets" on here?
Alaska Army National Guard to welcome new commander
Authored by: DG on Saturday, March 21 2015 @ 12:24 PM AKDT
Present and accounted for. But sometimes the cold war was hot.