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Iraqi prime minister's focus is to defend Baghdad

...struggle has prompted the Obama administration to send hundreds of troops back into Iraq, nearly three years after the American military withdrew.The Pentagon said Tuesday that nearly half of the roughly 300 U.S. advisers and special operations...
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Bergdahl describes Taliban captivity

PARIS - U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried...
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My Turn: D-Day's clarion call

...just of every landing, not just every military operation during the Second World War, but every great moment in American military history.More than any other battle in the American memory, D-Day symbolizes the Americans going forth in the...
Local Student Mathletes to Compete in State Math Contest

...Defense and State Department affiliated schools.Local sponsors include: AMC Engineers, Anchorage Post-Society of American Military Engineers, BBFM Engineers, BP, Brooks and Associates, Cardno Entrix, Davis Constructors, DOWL HKM, Enterprise...
Two Alaska military bases are finalists for F-35s

...fighters should F-35s be stationed here.U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Alaska's importance to American military operations is growing with time."In the 21st century, Alaska is prime military real estate: we have the skies...
Drones will fly Alaska's skies

...helicopter. It's also a technology that many Americans are still coming to terms with. Drones have been used by American military forces to attack targets along the Afghan-Pakistan border.The U.S. recently came under scrutiny by human rights...
Alaska Editorial: Alaskans mark passing of an old friend and ally

...friends. Both served in World War II, with Inouye's service in the elite 442nd Regimental Combat Team part of American military lore. Inouye won the Congressional Medal of Honor for his courage in battle in Italy - valor that cost him his arm...
Gay military couple sees overwhelming support

...lesbian, bisexual and transgender service members, said Dr. Lori Hensic, director of educational affairs for The American Military Partner Association, a support network for gay military families.She said the organization also hears from service...
Veterans commemorate U.S.S. Juneau in the snow

...dead were the five Sullivan brothers, whose deaths marked the single largest loss for a family in a single event in American military history. The brothers' story is commemorated in the film "The Fighting Sullivans," which was screened at the...
Sequestration could mean bringing our troops home

...the armed forces pie. And as that shrinks, the best place for members of Congress and Governors to look is to the American military bases across the oceans. This is a good thing because it's not only way past time to reduce military spending...


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