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The Hornet's Nest

Opens Friday, Jun 6, 2014 Synopsis: David Salzberg and Christian Tureaud's documentary The Hornet's Nest is comprised primarily of footage taken by father and son reporters who were embedded with American soldiers serving in Afghanistan. They were expecting to film a fairly straightforward raid, but the daylong activity turned into a grueling encounter that lasted over a week. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Mike Boettcher, Carlos Boettcher Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

A Bishop's Perspective: Acts of compassion uphold human dignity

...Relief Services on behalf of widows in Afghanistan. In this impoverished and war-torn...which other groups in and outside of Afghanistan may be able to adapt for the widows...commitment as we see toward widows in Afghanistan or those who experience natural disaster...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-31/acts-compassion-uphold-human-dignity
Opinion
DNR commissioner Sullivan deploying to Afghanistan

JUNEAU - Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan is deploying to Afghanistan after being recalled to active duty with the U.S. military.Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman Elizabeth Bluemink...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-22/dnr-commissioner-sullivan-deploying-afg
State
DNR commissioner Sullivan deploying to Afghanistan

JUNEAU - Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan is deploying to Afghanistan after being recalled to active duty with the U.S. military.Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman Elizabeth Bluemink...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-22/dnr-commissioner-sullivan-deploying-afg
State
Army probes death of Alaska-based soldier

...are being released at this time.Cetinbag joined the Army in January 2013, and was assigned to the Anchorage base five months later. He previously served with the U.S. Marine Corps, and had a combat tour of Afghanistan in 2010.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/army-probes-death-alaska-based-soldier
State
Juneau mom, wounded warrior to be profiled in book

...Carolee Ryan. Ryan is the mother of U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Thomas McRae, a triple amputee who was injured in Afghanistan by a roadside bomb in January 2012."Carolee is a great example of somebody who there isn't anything she wouldn't do...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-24/juneau-mom-wounded-warrior-be-profiled-
Local
Trying to help others

...his mouth and blew away memories of his military service in Afghanistan, an inability to find consistent work to support his wife...was struggling to cope with life after two tours of duty in Afghanistan."He had no sleep, he was totally depressed, then he...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-03/trying-help-others
State
PCV Profiles: A different time in Afghanistan

...word game. When you hear mention of Afghanistan, what is the first thing you think...Peace Corps Volunteer in Kandahar, Afghanistan during a time of peace in 1968 to 1969...countries across the globe, though not Afghanistan since the 1970s, with difficult jobs...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-11-04/pcv-profiles-different-time-afghani
Neighbors
Number of US drone strikes in Afghanistan rose sharply

KABUL, Afghanistan - The number of U.S. drone strikes in Afghanistan rose sharply last year compared with 2011, the...killed.They have not been a prominent issue in Afghanistan, however. While drone attacks have occurred...

http://juneauempire.com/kim-gamel/2013-02-20/number-us-drone-strikes-afghanistan
Outside editorial: Afghanistan, without illusion

...things in his Tuesday-night speech from Afghanistan - about American commitment, about...upbeat tone after he signed a deal with Afghanistan's notoriously unreliable leader...State Hillary Clinton once referred to Afghanistan under his leadership as a "narco-state...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-05-06/outside-editorial-afghanistan-without
Opinion

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