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My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

...expects of you."As a general, LeMay took his conscienceless imagination into the Pentagon where he served as the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. There he unsuccessfully urged President John F. Kennedy to bomb the Soviet Union's nuclear...
US troops didn't have eyes on Afghan hospital before attack

...That belief was so pervasive in the Pentagon that Carter Malkasian, a senior adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, emailed Doctors without Borders two days before the attack to ask about it. He was told it wasn't true.It's...
Nation and World
Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

...airport security suggest Russia takes the prospect exceptionally seriously.On Tuesday, President Vladimir Putin's chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, said the flight ban will last for at least several months. Speaking on a visit to Finland, he said...
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Pro-Walker group accused of 'sanitizing' campaign contributions

...First and Your Future Alaska, now serves as deputy chief of staff to Walker.In an email Tuesday afternoon, the Alaska...connected to Marcia Davis' role as the governor's deputy chief of staff."In addition to the alleged failure to identify the...
My turn: Pipeline pitfalls plentiful as state takes on larger role

...Frank Murkowski is former governor of Alaska and served in the U.S. Senate; Jim Clark served as Frank Murkowski's chief of staff while governor of Alaska; Marc Langland is CEO of Northrim Bank; and Perry Green is with Green Furriers of Anchorage...
Carter: US is retooling fight against IS

...Carter said, using an acronym for the militant group.Carter and Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Republicans harshly criticized the Obama administration's...
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Jeb Bush finding place for brother's tenure in campaign

...The elder Bush brother will also headline a fundraiser next Thursday, the invitation to which came from two of his chiefs of staff while in office.Meanwhile, Bush's 2016 presidential campaign is looking anew at how best to build on the positive...
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Big 3 airlines flexing their political muscle in Washington

...with Shelley Rubino, a vice president of the trade group who lobbies his committee. Shuster's personal office chief of staff, Eric Burgeson, is married to Christine Burgeson, a senior vice president at the trade association. A former US...
Nation and World
Low turnout 'a matter of education'

...Kiehl believes might be able to advise the city if it chose to go the vote-by-mail route. John Lindback served as chief of staff for former Alaska Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer. He then went on to help Oregon implement its online voting system, Kiehl said...
Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...and Mark Patterson as authorized representatives for Perkins Coie. Rouse was a longtime Obama aide and Patterson was chief of staff to two Treasury secretaries under Obama. They lead the firm's public and strategic affairs practice based in Washington...


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