USARAK provides trained and ready forces in support of worldwide unified land operations and supports United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Theater Security Cooperation Program in order to contribute to a stable and secure operational environment. On order, executes Joint Force Land Component Command functions in support of Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities in Alaska.
Leveraging the strength of our people, America’s Arctic Warriors are ready to deploy, fight and win decisively against any adversary, anytime and anywhere in a joint, multi-domain environment across the spectrum of conflict and operations. Our units are led by agile and adaptive leaders of character who master the fundamentals, seek continuous growth and execute the commander’s intent through disciplined initiative as part of a cohesive team of committed professionals.
Key Priorities of Care, Readiness, Leader Development, and Teamwork, will serve as a framework and operational approach for USARAK leadership, subordinate units, and staff.
- Care: USARAK will prioritize authentic care for Soldiers, Civilians, Families and veterans. We will enable the team to thrive through engaged leaders, proactive programs, and purposeful facilities to develop and sustain our collective readiness and resilience.
- Readiness: USARAK will rapidly deploy from capable power projection platforms to fight tonight and win in any environment, defend the homeland or execute defense support of civil authorities. This requires fit and disciplined Soldiers who maintain the highest levels of training and equipment readiness, continually modernizing to retain our lethal edge over adversaries and competitors.
- Leader Development: USARAK will generously invest in its competitive advantage - our people. We will develop leaders of character who are resilient and will thrive in complexity and uncertainty. We will embrace our role as the Army's leaders and experts in cold weather operations.
- Teamwork: USARAK will build and sustain mutual trust and cohesive teams that share purpose and understanding both within our organization and externally. Mutual trust is what enables teamwork and mission command. Key teammates include our installations, our civilian neighbors, Alaska Native communities, I Corps, U.S. Army Pacific, Alaska Nation Guard and our joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational (JIIM) partners.