Adam Matthias Greenwald engineer. During his tenure in Cordova, he received his Army draft papers and headed off for basic training for WWII at Fort...never left Alaska during his deployment, spending most of his Army years in the Aleutians.After the war Adam returned to Hoonah...
Juneau school receives another threatening call

...isn't the only Alaska city experiencing a rash of threats. In Fairbanks, an elementary school on Fort Wainwright, a U.S. Army post, went into lockdown Monday. Two Fairbanks middle schools were locked down last week because of a threatening phone call...
Afghan warlord warns of Islamic State rise

...decades held sway over portions of Afghanistan, running their own armies. Khan was one of the leaders of the "mujahedeen," the forces...unity government "will make it difficult for the police and army to control the fight."Since taking office in September...
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Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

...northeast Nigeria said Thursday that a senior army officer who was at the scene described...into the forest more than a week ago. The army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, told The...recovered while others were destroyed, the army spokesman said.The military was flying...
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Events observe 150 years since Civil War's unofficial end

...wife, Amanda Abbitt Coleman, in their home as Union and Confederate armies headed to the fateful Battle of Appomattox Court House. It would be the final battle before Lee's Army of Northern Virginia surrendered on April 9, 1865, effectively ending...
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Nigerian army rescues 293 women

...kidnapped a year ago from Chibok.The army announced the rescue on Twitter Tuesday...screening and profiling the girls and women.Army spokesman Col. Sani Usman told The Associated...LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - The Nigerian army said Tuesday it has rescued 200 girls and...
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Honoring Alaska's WWII history

Yakutat - In an old Army Air Force hangar in Yakutat, Bob New York whose father served in the Army Corps of Engineers in Yakutat tracked Miller...Environmental Conservation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon address most...
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...his commission as lieutenant-general, to the command of the Armies of the United States. The song "Beautiful Dreamer" by the...come here - I want to see you."In 1880, the Salvation Army arrived in the United States from England.In 1933, a magnitude...
Death toll tops 4,000 in Nepal

...government, but Jagdish Pokhrel, a clearly exhausted army spokesman, said nearly the entire 100,000-soldier army was involved in rescue operations."We have 90 percent of the army out there working on search and rescue," he said...
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Police station attack in Bosnia reignites tensions

...village, calling themselves members of the Kosovo Liberation Army that fought for independence from Serbia in the late 1990s...a pan-Serbian state in the Balkans.Bosnia has a national army, consisting of all three ethnic groups under a single command...
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