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Haines man selected to participate in Presidential Inaugural Parade

...Army Ceremonial Band, the U.S. Army Concert Band, and the U.S. Army Blues. The band is led by Leader and Commander Col. Thomas H. Palmatier of Ballston Spa, N.Y., and the Drum Major is Master Sgt. Scott A. Little, of Marshfield...
Army plan for training complex irks Delta residents

...the final assessment that will be released Tuesday. Because of the concern in the community, Army Alaska Garrison Commander Col. Fred Lehman drove to Delta Junction Friday morning and met with city officials to alert them about the decision and...
State Briefs

...a deployment in the desert of Oman. The 50 members of the 168th Air Refueling Wing returned home Wednesday. Wing commander Col. Tim Scott said a U.S. Air Force directive aims to have guard and reserve units deactivated by the end of September...
Strykers Honor Fallen Comrades

...easily focus on the death of these great Americans, we choose to celebrate how they lived," said the brigade's commander, Col. Michael Shields. "This group of warriors consisted of hunters, fishermen, outdoorsmen, mountain climbers, snowboarders...
Civil Air Patrol aids in Home Land Defense mission

...agencies in an ever-increasing role in Home Land Defense. During the week of Feb. 11, 2002, the Alaska Wing Commander, Col. Robert Broullette, traveled to Juneau to speak with the Alaska State Legislators and the 17th Coast Guard District...
Paratroopers fill the skies over JBER

...hostile enemy territory."It's the first time we've done a large operation like this in four years," said brigade commander Col. Matt McFarlane after monitoring the June 5 jump from the landing zone."Operation Spartan Reach" included more...
Deployment sends brigade units to different places

...the reorganization, it could be ready to deploy as a larger unit within 18 months. During his comments, brigade commander Col. Robert Werthman said he had mixed feelings about leaving Fairbanks. "We will never forget our roots," he said...
FAA investigates incident between Cessna, cargo plane; Military denies near-collision occurred the drop zone.A C-17 must be stable for 60 seconds for paratroopers to jump, said 3rd Wing Operations Group Commander Col. Derek France said in a statement."We have been asked in the past if we could fly at 3,000 (feet) over the...
Alaska-based troops making progress in Afghanistan war

...Richardson is seven months into a one-year deployment in Afghanistan. In a teleconference Friday with reporters, the commander, Col. Michael Howard, says the brigade has made progress in protecting civilians from insurgents. Howard says the brigade...
Anchorage police: Body found was missing airman

...He aspired to have a long and successful career in the Air Force, and he was well on his way to that."Base commander Col. Rob Evans said it is focused on Reeves, not on assigning blame."We will not prejudge," he said. "You know...


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