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The forgotten battle for Alaska

...might of the United States when he hadn't finished with Europe and was deeply committed in the Soviet Union.The commander-in-chief of the Imperial Japanese Combined fleets, Adm. Yamamoto Isoroku, believed that an attack on the United States...
My Turn: Governor fails to meet his own principles on 'Choose Respect'

...never levied. To be clear, we should not have needed a federal investigation in Alaska. We need a responsive commander-in-chief who puts the safety of troops over the political security of their appointees. Instead of taking decisive action...
Alaska Editorial: Report on Alaska National Guard shocks, disappoints

...responsibility for that inaction lies with the Guard and its command structure - and some rests with Gov. Parnell, its commander in chief. Both would be well advised to take lessons away from a years-long scandal that eroded faith of Guard members...
Today in History

...permanent headquarters of the United Nations.In 1950, President Harry S. Truman named Gen. Douglas MacArthur commander-in-chief of United Nations forces in Korea. (Truman ended up sacking MacArthur for insubordination nine months later...
My Turn: Sexual assault charges always merit rapid response on the line to change the growing culture of abuse and tolerance of abuse in the Guard. Sean Parnell is the "commander in chief" of the Alaska National Guard. Alaska Statute 26.05.170 states: "The governor's command is exercised through...
Navy sinks Army 34-7

...went to, I have a kid that has a chance to break a record that's hard to come by."Navy (8-4) won the Commander-In-Chief's Trophy for the second consecutive season and ninth time in 11 years. The trophy is awarded to the service...
Balanced budgets: Common sense or science fiction?

...requirement to balance the budget, it's unlikely that the GOP-controlled Congress would have opposed the nation's Commander-in-Chief, especially since he was riding a wave of popularity at the time.It's also true that in 2002 few in Congress...
Military looks to place quick forces after Libya

...Barack Obama on that fateful day and his level of involvement, suggesting that after the initial conversation the commander in chief was disengaged as Americans died.Panetta said he and Dempsey were meeting with Obama when they first learned of...
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Red line? US says Syria used poison

...leadership, was asked what should be done about Assad crossing the "red line." He said, "That's up to the commander in chief, but something has to be done."And Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said, "I think it's pretty obvious that...
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Congress rethinks 9/11 law on military force

...President George W. Bush the authority to launch the invasion of Afghanistan and target al-Qaida, saying the commander in chief has the authority to attack "nations, organizations or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed or...
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