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US Coast Guard cutter helps Diomede by taking recyclables

...included "quite a few boxes of electronic waste_monitors, DVD players, stereos - that kind of stuff," said SPAR commanding officer Doug Jannusch. "We were able to take about 200 pounds worth and the six batteries."The community of Diomede...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-25/us-coast-guard-cutter-helps-diomede-tak
State
Alaska Editorial: National Guard sexual assault reports need quicker action

...had gone outside the chain of command to make their reports because of a lack of faith in the response by their commanding officers.The response to the allegations from members of the federal government has been much swifter. Members of the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-15/alaska-editorial-national-guard-sexua
Opinion
Women's Coast Guard symposium starts today

...include Lt. Sarah Morin, a command duty officer with the District 17 command center, and Capt. Melissa Rivera, a commanding officer at the Coast Guard Air Station in Kodiak.Rear Admiral Thomas P. Ostebo, the commander of Coast Guard District...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-30/womens-coast-guard-symposium-starts-tod
Local
Ketchikan-based Petty Officer Taylor named USCG 17th District Enlisted Petty Officer of the Year

...flawlessly manages his duties as the engineering petty officer," said Senior Chief Petty Officer Kevinn Smith, commanding officer, Station Ketchikan. "His work ensures Station Ketchikan has top performing assets able to respond to mariners...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-23/ketchikan-based-petty-officer-taylo
Neighbors
Army: Artillery training sparked Alaska wildfire

...included giving final approval for waivers in extreme fire weather conditions to the U.S. Army Alaska deputy commanding officer at Fort Wainwright.An Army spokesman said anyone who believes they suffered any damages from the fire can contact...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-22/army-artillery-training-sparked-alaska-
State
Cmdr of Coast Guard vessel reassigned

...a "lack of confidence.""It appears that the commanding officer of the Maple was acting in a manner that's not...vessel, has taken over as the Maple's temporary commanding officer.The 225-foot Maple maintains buoys and other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-15/cmdr-coast-guard-vessel-reassigned
State
Boys of Abu Ghraib

Synopsis: Young Army Reserve enlistee Jack Farmer (Luke Moran) experiences an intense crisis of conscience after becoming a prison guard at Abu Ghraib in Iraq, where his commanding officer (Sean Astin) coerces him into using intense interrogation techniques on a terrified detainee (Omid Abtahi) who appears to have committed no crime. Before long, the soldier who joined the military to defend his country begins to unravel due to the inhuman treatment he witnesses in a daily basis. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Luke Moran, Elijah Kelley Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Thomas Horn

...US Army fixed wing and helicopter school. During the 1964 earthquake he was in Anchorage, AK and served as the commanding officer of the most northern National Guard unit in Alaska.Thomas was a man of God and was raised as a Baptist, but Auke...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169859446
Coast Guard cutter skipper retires

...KODIAK - Capt. Mark Cawthorn, commanding officer of the U.S. Coast Guard...was relieved of his duties as commanding officer by Capt. Jeff Thomas during...the cutter Escanaba, and the commanding officer of cutters Monomoy and Seneca...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-23/coast-guard-cutter-skipper-retires
State
Open house on Juneau-moored USCG cutters

...Wednesday morning, the crew of the Healy will also go through their Command Assessment Readiness Training given by the commanding officer.CART assesses the crew's operational proficiency, formal school training and team training, as well as inspections...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-31/open-house-juneau-moored-uscg-cutters
Local

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