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Volunteers bring Santa to remote village

...eroded villages; both have plans to relocate, with Newtok further along in the process.The National Guard provided a C-130 transport plane to take the volunteers, including a Salvation Army band, and gifts to Shishmaref, located about 600...
Explosion rattles Petersburg

...Federal Bureau of Investigation and Bureau of Alcohol and Tobacco and Firearms swooped into Petersburg on a Coast Guard C-130 airplane, leaving most of the town's 3,000 or so residents anxiously wondering what was going on."We've all kind...
Alaska Editorial: Heritage tradition

...Jay Hawk transported two additional survivors to Dillingham, and all four were transported to Anchorage in a Coast Guard C-130. Additional Air Guard aircraft and personnel assisted in recovery efforts."Stevens, who served in the Senate for 40...
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 1

...permitted) achievement.After the Friendship Flight, the door was fully cracked open. An Alaska Air National Guard C-130 was allowed to fly into Soviet airspace to search for missing walrus hunters. Six hundred Soviet sailors visited Dutch...
Farm bill includes payments to rural counties for federal land

...following a rash of accidents. A defense bill approved late last year allowed the Forest Service to take control of seven C-130 Hercules air tankers and 15 smaller smoke-jumper aircrafts to fight wildfires. Several new tankers sought by the Forest...
JBER embraces chaos for basewide emergency training

...Fire engulfed a plane in the background.Smoke swept over some victims, so thick they were nearly camouflaged.A real C-130 didn't crash, but the scene was meant to create a hectic situation with multiple injuries and fires for base personnel...
Cantwell couple rescued separately

...Scott Mayo was found shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday.The search involved a Rescue Coordination Center helicopter and C-130, as well as a ground search by snowmobile by the trooper.Troopers say the couple was flown to a hospital in Anchorage...
Paratroopers fill the skies over JBER

...Operation Spartan Reach" included more than 1,400 paratroopers, who were dropped out of Air Force C-17 Globemasters and a C-130 Hercules along with 105mm howitzer cannons. The exercise took place June 3-5 on both JBER and Fort Greely near Fairbanks...
Air Force hosts training exercises with Japan, S Korea in Alaska to cooperate, integrate and face a common foe (North Korea)," he said.In one of the exercises, a Japanese C-130 cargo plane was escorted by four South Korean F-15 fighter jets as it flew through a series of simulated attacks.For...
Strongest typhoon of the year slams Philippines

...such storm to hit the Philippines this year.The president also assured the public of war-like preparations: three C-130 air force cargo planes and 32 military helicopters and planes on standby, along with 20 navy ships."No typhoon can...


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