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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-16/empire-editorial-defend-coast-guard
Opinion
DOD spending down, Corps finds other work

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

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-24/dod-spending-down-corps-finds-other-wor
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-12/air-force-exercise-russia-canceled
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-27/cleanup-starts-after-rocket-explodes-du
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-11-14/defense-department-audit-faults-air-for
State
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120910/reg_753605467.shtml
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-12-11/defense-downsizing-lead-cuts-alaska-bas
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/adriana-gomez-licon/2011-07-14/army-finds-mexico%E2%80%9
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-30/obama-too-little-info-about-youth-conc
Sports
Alaska Editorial: Avoiding an in-state fight over where to base F-35s

...Air Force military and civilian officials appearing before the subcommittee regarding the president's proposed Defense Department budget.Sen. Murkowski's comment is important because it helps send the message that Alaska's state leaders...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-09/alaska-editorial-avoiding-state-fight
Opinion

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