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Ex-acting adjutant general to retire from National Guard

...investigation. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has written to the inspectors general for the U.S. Defense Department and Army, as well as to the National Guard Bureau, asking that they cooperate with Collins. Richards said he...
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...provide that security.Where, then, should the Coast Guard go? It belongs in the Department of Defense.Under the Defense Department, the Coast Guard would be assured of stable funding and a reliable network of support. The Coast Guard already...
DOD spending down, Corps finds other work

...million.Tew said the decline in Defense Department work has been offset by overall directive to trim Defense Department spending, some of it is also...more volatility within the Defense Department and federal government programs...
Air Force exercise with Russia canceled

...this year's exercise was suspended by U.S. Defense Department officials and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper...Press that the decision isn't new, saying the Defense Department and Harper announced in March that military-to-military...
Defense Department audit faults Air Force planning for wind turbines at Alaska remote sites

ANCHORAGE - The Defense Department's attempt to go green at remote...according to the audit, and the Defense Department did not ensure that the projects...funds would be spent quickly.The Defense Department received about $7.16 billion...
Funding bill key to UA computer center

...whether Congress approves a Defense Department appropriations bill in the...the funding bill tells the Defense Department it cannot spend any money to...could be in jeopardy. The Defense Department contract accounts for about...
Regional News
Defense downsizing to lead to cuts at Alaska bases

...national downsizing effort, the Defense Department announced this week.Fort...people will be out of work. The Defense Department will offer the civilians some...Sept. 30, 2012, to meet Defense Department budget goals. The cuts could...
Army finds Mexico's biggest marijuana plantation

...covering almost 300 acres (120 hectares), the Defense Department said Thursday. The plantation is four times larger...presumably for use by people caring for the plants. The Defense Department said soldiers made the latest discovery during a...
Cleanup starts after rocket explodes during launch

...reasons after detecting an anomaly, according to the Defense Department.Debris from the three-stage, solid-fuel launch...anywhere in the world in less than an hour.The Defense Department paid about $5 million to lease the launch complex...
Obama: Too little info about youth concussions

...answers and improve safety.Among the financial commitments is a $30 million joint research effort by the NCAA and Defense Department and an NFL commitment of $25 million over the next three years to promote youth sports safety.The president said...


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