ANCHORAGE - Brig. Gen. Craig Christensen has retired as assistant adjutant general of the 49th Space and Missile Defense Battalion.
Christensen's retirement was observed at a ceremony Sunday at Camp Denali on Fort Richardson.
He's been a member of the Alaska Army National Guard since 1972.
During his career, Christensen has received a number of awards including three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals and two Army Achievement Medals.