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Armed groups target elephants

...swiftly turned into a desperate fight for survival.The shootout last month, in which three rangers and a Congolese army colonel were killed, highlights the challenge of protecting parks in a part of Africa plagued for decades by insurgencies...
Nation and World
My Turn: Vote 'no' for Alaska's long-term future

...our state and given the sacred gift to cast a vote about its future. Voting "no" on Ballot Measure 1 is an investment in our long-term future - and we are in it for the long haul.? Oscar Hall IV is a retired U.S. Army colonel.
Holiday travel tales at airports across Alaska and Hawaii

...flight to Hawaii, where they planned to hit the golf links.To keep down the high cost of traveling, Kline, a retired Army colonel, and his wife plan ahead. They are both retired and can afford the luxury of fitting their schedules to the best flight...
Alaska Digest November. The three candidates are Rex Shattuck, a sales consultant from Chugiak; Charlie Huggins, a retired Army colonel from Wasilla; and Lazy Mountain farmer Larry DeVilbiss, a member of the Matanuska-Susitna School Board and a former...
Legislature pushes military education credit

...slightly less than $250,000, but would enact the law sooner.Wasilla Republican Sen. Charlie Huggins, a retired Army colonel, was the only legislator to vote against the Senate bill. His decision was based on the grounds that to address unemployment...
Retired U.S. Army Colonel, U.S. diplomat Wright to speak in Juneau

JUNEAU - Ann Wright, retired U.S. Army Colonel and U.S. diplomat for the State Department, will travel to Alaska to speak about American relations with the countries and...
UAF ends Susan Butcher Institute

...filmmaker George Lucas, a health discussion with philanthropist Melinda Gates, a forum on military ethics with a U.S. Army colonel, outdoor leadership courses and a curriculum development program for Alaska schools.
Phillip Oates named chief military officer

...also serves as the commissioner for the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. He currently ranks as an Army colonel, but will be promoted to a major general as part of the appointment, King said. A ceremony announcing Oates' appointment...
This Day in History

...and Robert Polhill and Mitheleshwar Singh (all were later released). In 1992, a judge in El Salvador sentenced an army colonel and a lieutenant to 30 years in prison for their part in the 1989 massacre of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper...
14 veterans comprise Legislative group

...Bill Thomas, a Haines Republican and Vietnam veteran and Sen. Charlie Huggins, a Wasilla Republican and retired Army colonel will serve as co-chairmen. Other members are: Reps. Max Gruenberg, D-Anchorage; Alan Austerman, R-Kodiak...


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