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Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 2

...dignitaries arrived, the KGB border guards challenged the expedition to a soccer match on the ice. The border guards beat the expedition line, between ranks of KGB border guards and Alaska National Guardsmen...
Hitting the Mark attitude. They make me sit down for hours and they try to change who I am. I call them 'border guards,' and they say they're not border guards, they're 'trained professionals.'" Gallagher was born July 24, 1947 in Fort Bragg, N...
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Customs made in Alaska

...11, both agencies have been on alert for terrorists, Harmon said. And U.S. Customs will increase the amount of border guards at all of the U.S. crossing points. He expects to hire five new inspectors in October, he said. "We look at...
This Day in History

...the Allied conquest of Sicily was completed as U.S. and British forces entered Messina. In 1962, East German border guards shot and mortally wounded 18-year-old Peter Fechter, who had attempted to cross the Berlin Wall into the western...
Chamber updated on 2010 Coast Guard operations

...said. He said the rescue efforts are aided by close working relationships with the Alaska National Guard, the Russian Border Guard and state and local law enforcement. Much of the Coast Guard's safety measures directly impact fisheries. There...
Russia, US coast guards meet all week in Juneau

...Guard Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, District 17 commander, and Russian Lt. Gen. Rafael Daerbaev, chief of the Northeast Border Guard of the Coast Guard of the Russian Federal Security Service, singed the document of understanding Wednesday in Juneau...
Juneau teen goes her own way, with confidence

...classroom and the results may not be overly impressive. But if you want someone who can lead political rallies and bribe border guards to get into forbidden parts of impoverished countries, that's a different story. Slotnik, 18, prefers volunteering...
Medvedev: Russia must tap Arctic resources

...region must become Russia's "top strategic resource base" by the year 2020. The document called for strengthening border guard forces in the region and updating their equipment, while creating a new group of military forces to "ensure military...
State and local briefly

...The Coast Guard is hosting a delegation of Russian border guards this week for joint discussions on vessel boardings...Lt. Gen. Vladislav Prokhoda, chief of the Russian Border Guard's northeast region, arrived in Kodiak on Sunday evening...
Kosovars and the real story of America

...the prize. We hand out green cards to the most skilled. We skim off and brain-drain other countries. We put up border guards and barbed-wire fences to keep out the uninvited. There are so many who want to come here that we hold a lottery...


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