Refine Search

My Turn: Putting service before salary is called leadership

...Air Force, he knows the meaning of service. When he entered the military in 1967, the starting salary for a commissioned officer was less than half of what the average college graduate was earning. Clearly money wasn't his primary motivator...
'Accountant of Auschwitz' set for trial

...prosecution as co-plaintiffs, as is allowed under German law.Groening has openly acknowledged serving as an SS non-commissioned officer at Auschwitz, though denies committing any crimes. His memories of the cattle cars packed with Jews arriving...
Not For Web
Utah police officers suspended for bikini video shoot

...vehicles in a video featuring the bikini-clad women firing high-powered weapons and riding in tanks.A non-commissioned officer who inappropriately allowed the video to be partially shot at Camp Williams in May was relieved of his duties...
Not For Web
Auke Bay school turns into a 'wax museum'

...battlefield and she took his place at the cannon, which is why George Washington gave her the honor of being a non-commissioned officer. "I think it was amazing I was given the honor of sergeant," Hays said. Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna...
This Day in History

...George Washington created the Order of the Purple Heart, a decoration to recognize merit in enlisted men and non-commissioned officers. In 1789, the U.S. War Department was established by Congress. In 1882, the famous feud between the Hatfields...
When Britannia ruled the waves

...power of a ship of the line is enumerated. Nelson's "Victory" had 100 guns, a crew of 820, including 14 commissioned officers, 70 petty officers and 665 seamen, 31 of whom were boys. Worrall claims that the "Victory" alone had more...
Is the war in Iraq illegal?

...unit. To the civilian population it would seem that his court martial would be an open-and-shut case. But commissioned officers do not take an oath to obey orders, either those of their superiors or the commander in chief. This distinction...

...International Security Assistance Force, Kabul, Afghanistan. From March 2009 to September 2009, she was the non-commissioned officer in charge of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Collections Requirements Management Section of...
Scientist spent career studying fisheries Elgin, Ill. The biologist's career with the government began in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was made a commissioned officer in the Guard in 1963. He received a bachelor's degree from California State University at Humboldt that same...
CG commander blames Leone in heli crash

...and maintain the wires, and its failure to act on reports of the unsafe condition from its own senior (non-commissioned officers), exposes the action against Lt. Leone as mere scapegoating."A message seeking comment was left with the...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback