Russian troops captured in Ukraine treated in Kiev hospital

...Grigory Maksimets, a medic of the pro-Kiev volunteer Aidar battalion, told The Associated Press that he attended to the men when...introduced themselves as Russian soldiers and were worried that the battalion's doctors wanted to take their organs for sale, he added...
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Russians captured in Ukraine send messages back home

...based in the Russian city of Togliatti and had been deployed in Ukraine for more than a month; Smirnov said he was part of a battalion of 220 soldiers.Throughout the yearlong fighting in eastern Ukraine in which at least 6,100 people have died, Russia...
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Army looks into allegations of racial slurs at Alaska base

...discuss specifics of the case or what unit is involved.The Army Times reported Thursday that the unit being investigated is a battalion with the 25th Infantry Division's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team based at Fort Wainwright.The Army Times said the soldiers...
Back from Afghanistan, Army helicopters may help civilians

...we will respond," Pennell said.As part of the new agreement, helicopter crews from Fort Wainwright's Company C, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment trained Wednesday at the scene of a mock car crash on the Elliott Highway.They practiced with Alaska...
UAF battalion chief to be remembered of Phillip Emerson Rounds, a University of Alaska-Fairbanks battalion chief who died Friday of cancer. The procession will be's fire department. He first served as captain then moved on to battalion chief.
Alaska firefighters pay tribute to battalion chief

FAIRBANKS - Firefighters from across Alaska have paid tribute to Battalion Chief Phil Rounds who died earlier this month after a 10-year battle with throat and lung cancer. Rounds, who died Nov. 21...
Happy homecoming

...297th Military Police Company, 761st Battalion, returned to Alaska on Friday after...Guardsmen from the 761 Military Police Battalion are still deployed in Guantanamo Bay...scheduled to return home next month. The battalion is headquartered in Juneau.For more...
Photo: Fire away

A round is sent airborne as paratroopers of Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division fire 105mm howitzers...
Alaska guardsmen deploy to Guantanamo Bay

...About 50 Alaska Army National Guard members will deploy to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.The guardsmen from the 761 Military Police Battalion, 38th Troop Command, will serve about a year in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.A deployment ceremony was set for...
Alaska soldiers train with unmanned aircraft

...over south central Alaska - and the pilots sit in the back of a Humvee.Paratroopers with the 425 Brigade Special Troops Battalion on Thursday trained with a RQ7 Shadow unmanned aircraft system. The remotely operated aircraft are designed to provide reconnaissance...


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