All Alaska Troops Get a Free Round Trip Home Each Year Under New Policy

Live-fire exercise at the infantry squad battle course on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

Troops in Alaska can now fly home once a year, and the military will pick up the tab. The Army’s 11th Airborne Division is pioneering a new policy aimed at helping soldiers get home to see family at least once annually. The policy, which compensates soldiers for the price of a ticket home, applies to […]