PUBLISHED: 5:10 PM on Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Alaska Army National Guard soldiers visit Kuwaiti border station

At a police station on the Iraq Kuwait border on Thursday, Sgt Ian Mullett (left) and Spc. Artemio Rivera (right) discuss security issues with Staff Sgt. Musead, a member of the Kuwaiti border force. Mullett and Rivera, members of the Alaska Army National Guard's Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 297th Infantry, were visiting the station to introduce themselves and become familiar with Kuwaiti boarder operations. Rivera is from Sitka and as civilian is employed by Alaska Airlines. Mullett is from Juneau and is a student at the University of Alaska Southeast.