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Stage is set for final battles

...toward Plattsburgh. The U.S. forces were commanded by Brig. Gen. Alexander Macomb. These forces were made up of untrained...surrendered. Just before the massive British army was to attack Brig. Gen. Macomb's extremely weak army, a message was delivered...
Pentagon to investigate alleged Guard misconduct

...were referred to civilian law enforcement who declined to investigate, I ask you to review those matters, as well."Brig. Gen. Catherine Jorgensen, director of the joint staff of the Alaska National Guard, said Gorske met with Alaska National...
WWII vet receives seven medals 68 years after battle

...on Sept. 19 at the National Guard Armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.Alaska Army National Guard commander Brig. Gen. Mike Bridges said the ceremony was held to correct a longstanding wrong."It's a unique opportunity to make something...
WWII vet receives Silver Star, Purple Heart, Sept. 19

...never presented with the recognition for his service during the war."The paperwork fell through the cracks," said Brig. Gen. Leon M. Bridges, assistant adjutant general of the Alaska Army National Guard. "Twenty-two million people served...
U.S. secretly providing arms training to Syria rebels since '12

...government. Other U.S. officials confirmed the training, but disputed some of the details provided by rebel commanders.Brig. Gen. Yahya Bittar, who defected as a fighter pilot from Assad's air force last year and is head of intelligence for the...
A better path to justice

...extremely difficult to prosecute him for conspiracy in the military commission system at Guantanamo. In January, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Martins, the chief prosecutor for the military commissions, said he would not bring conspiracy charges as a...
Workers found alive in Bangladesh rubble

...trapped in a room on the fourth floor. Twelve were soon freed, and crews worked to get the others out safely, said Brig. Gen. Mohammed Siddiqul Alam Shikder, who is overseeing rescue operations. Crowds at the scene burst into applause as survivors...
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F-16s fly at Eielson after budget restored

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported."Eielson's restored flying hours allow our Aggressors to be in the air again," Brig. Gen. Mark Kelly, the commander of the 354th Fighter Wing, said in a statement.The squadron, along with about a third...
State Briefs

...could afford on its own," said Lt. Col. Craig Schreiber of the Alaska Army National Guard in a prepared statement. Brig. Gen. Craig Christensen will be in Juneau on Thursday to sign the project's memorandum of agreement with UAS Chancellor...
State Briefs 10:15 a.m. Saturday, with dignitaries including Lt. Gen. Ronald T. Kadish of the Missile Defense Agency, Brig. Gen. John W. Holly of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense Joint Program Office, and U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, an Alaska...


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