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(a) The Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs shall
(1) conduct the military affairs of the state as prescribed by AS 26.05;
(2) cooperate with the federal government in matters of mutual concern pertaining to the welfare of Alaska veterans, including establishing, extending, or strengthening services for veterans in the state;
(3) annually, not later than February 1, make available a report to the legislature, through the governor, outlining the department's activities during the previous calendar year; the department shall notify the legislature that the report is available; and
(4) cooperate with the Department of Public Safety to develop and implement missing vulnerable adult prompt response and notification plans under AS 44.41.060.
(b) The Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs may administer training and pre-employment training programs.
(c) The Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs may establish and operate the Alaska Military Youth Academy as part of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program established under 32 U.S.C. 509 to assist in intervening in and reclaiming the lives of at-risk youth in the state and to produce graduates of the program with the values, skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to succeed as adults.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 44. State Government § 44.35.020. Duties and powers of department - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-44-state-government/ak-st-sect-44-35-020/
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