JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Brig. Gen. Laurie Hummel (left), adjutant general of the state of Alaska, administers the Uniformed Services Oath of Office to newly-minted Brig. Gen. Karen Mansfield, commander of the Alaska Air National Guard, in a ceremony at the Arctic Warrior Events Center here March 6, 2016. Mansfield became the third female general officer in the history of the Alaska Air National Guard. National Guard photo by Capt. John Callahan.