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Army captain awarded Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON - An Army captain who shoved a suicide bomber to the ground and away from his security detail became the nation's newest Medal of Honor recipient...
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Fairbanks measure calling for Rumsfeld to resign fails 5-4

...dishonesty and the lies and the spin," he said. "I think Fairbanks can send a ... message." But Norm Davis, a former Army captain who served in the Persian Gulf War, said top military leaders do not make decisions in a vacuum. Davis suggested a...
Lunch service sees rising number of elderly Koreans

...2000 U.S. census. Alaska has a reputation as a good place for Koreans to retire, said Dean Lee, the Salvation Army captain and pastor who leads Korean-language Sunday services for a 40-person congregation. "In Alaska they give a lot...
Gridiron heroes

...Cheyenne, they were pulled from the reservations to take part in a brutal experiment in education at the hands of an Army captain who strove to blot out their cultural identity. Sound off on the important issues at But on the football field, they...
Friends rally to aid Nome representative was Foster's zeal for collecting weaponry that landed him in trouble 16 years ago. A Vietnam veteran and former Army captain, Foster grabbed the attention of federal agents when he asked a Juneau machinist to craft some submachine gun parts...
Alaska Digest

...the area in which it was donated, Boley said. "It's an old thing that's a new thing," said Juneau Salvation Army Captain Danette Posey of the doughnut sales. According to the legend printed on the doughnut box, Salvation Army women fried...
Man who died on mudflats was Army captain

ANCHORAGE - The man who died crossing Anchorage mudflats from Fire Island to Kincaid Park was an Army captain experienced in outdoor challenges.Joseph Hugh Eros, 42, was overcome by the incoming tide Sunday afternoon as he and a companion...
Blunt and McGregor key to success of 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen'

...It's also not smooth sailing for Harriet and Alfred in their tangled personal lives. She is involved with a British army captain on dangerous assignment; he's in a pro forma marriage with a woman who views him as an afterthought.It's part...
Army captain pleads guilty to stealing

PORTLAND, Ore. - An Army captain from Oregon pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he stole nearly $700,000 from the U.S. government while serving in Iraq...
Top-notch cast drives 'Brothers'

...ridiculous), Tobey Maguire and Natalie Portman and you have yourself a winning melodramatic formula. Maguire plays the army captain, Sam. Gyllenhaal plays his ex-con, younger brother Tommy. Portman is Sam's adoring wife, Grace. All three...


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