The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...Etta and Foster were placed under guard in the empty schoolhouse, as their house was being confiscated by the commanding officer.The next day, Foster was taken to headquarters for interrogation. The Japanese demanded to know what secrets...
Juneau petty officer returns home after Bering Sea patrol

...petty officer."I am extremely proud of the men and women who crew Munro," said Capt. Jeff Thomas, Munro's commanding officer. "They continually exceed expectations while executing our assigned missions in weather and sea conditions few...
Alaska Science Forum: Twenty weeks through the heart of Alaska

...S. Army lieutenant executed the journey from spring equinox to early September in 1885, completing an epic his commanding officer, General Nelson Miles, compared to the Lewis and Clark expedition 80 years before.After he visited Alaska one...
USCG petty officers accused of wasting game avoid criminal convictions

...Alaska's wildlife laws. James P. Houck, 42, District 17's Waterways Management Chief in Juneau and the former commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore, was cited in September for illegally shooting a black bear rummaging through...
Alaska Editorial: Report on Alaska National Guard shocks, disappoints

...inherent to the Guard's structure as well as hostile environments that were ignored or in some cases encouraged by commanding officers. The report singled out the Guard's recruiting and retention arm as a particular source of issues, including...
Firearm theft, illegal shooting case

...offense for shooting in an area closed to hunting.Houck is an officer in the Coast Guard and was formerly the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore, based in Cordova. He is presently the District 17 Waterways Management Chief...
Two Coast Guard members cited for wasting game

...Last month, 42-year-old James P. Houck, District 17's Waterways Management Chief in Juneau and the former commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore, was cited for illegally shooting a black bear rummaging through trash in his...
For military ship, civilian science is the mission

...we've got the full house of 50 scientists, every square inch of all these countertops is taken," the ship's commanding officer Captain John Reeves said of the science lab during a tour of the ship with the Empire. "Space is at a premium...
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...
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...


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