Carter: US is retooling fight against IS

...Iraqi government can create a motivated Iraqi force that includes ethnic Sunnis."We've given the Iraqi government two battalions worth of equipment for mobilizing Sunni tribal forces. ... If local Sunni forces aren't sufficiently equipped, regularly...
Nation and World
Coed G Division

Those Battalions of Terminators may have walked away with the Coed Trophy, but in a divisional match up of the top two G division teams Seabreeze...
Recognitions members included soldiers assigned to one of six battalions and regiments of the 25th Infantry Division. The airborne...normally assigned to the 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion. He has served in the military for 15 years.
Veterans' bond strengthened by kidney donation a PT formation tomorrow."Their connection goes back to March 1968 in Fort Carson, Colorado, where C Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division, was training to go to war.Middaugh was a high school dropout from...
Nation and World
A century later, mythic thud of ball still heard

...joined the armed forces. Sometimes whole lineups signed up at the same time to create what became known as the Footballers' Battalions. London club Clapton Orient, now known as Leyton Orient, alone had about 40 players and staff joining the war effort...
Army to reduce authorized soldier count in Alaska

...Alaska's economy," Fried said. "We export the military services to the rest of the nation."Engineering and military police battalions will be reorganized as part of the upcoming changes."A lot of what's happening will be internal shifting," Pennell...
Soldiers report to Anchorage schools

...Wednesday, soldiers from 12 Army battalions stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson...soldiers from the 6th Engineer Battalion worked in the school as mentors...partnership pairs a principal with a battalion commander. The mentor program...more. Members of the 3rd Battalion 509th Parachute Infantry helped...
Commander says Alaska-based 4th Brigade Combat Team deploying to Afghanistan once again

...deployment to Afghanistan. The bulk of the brigade's six battalions will arrive by December.Thirteen soldiers from the brigade...special video conferencing links between Anchorage and each battalion headquarters in Afghanistan so soldiers can stay in touch...
Alaska-based troops making progress in Afghanistan war

...Afghanistan, 10 in combat, and 31 were wounded so seriously they will not return to battle. The brigade, and three additional battalions attached to it, patrol Khost, Paktia and Paktika provinces in eastern Afghanistan, an area about the size of Maryland...
This Day in History

...Muktuk" Marston was given National Guard Distinguished Service Medal for World War II service recruiting Eskimo scout battalions. And Gov. Hammond urged state unity to pass federal D-2 lands legislation. In 1985, the Alaska Railroad was sold by...


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