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JDHS grad takes command of brigade

...outstanding accomplishments and achievements for the last two years, and I've been a part of the brigade as a deputy commander for the last year, so I got to see it first hand."His stint with the group won't be the typical two-year...
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All gave some, some gave all

...our armed forces have defended freedom at home and abroad while risking their lives," Commander Patrick Hilbert, deputy commander for Coast Guard surface operations in Southeast Alaska, told the crowd. "And, sadly many of these men and women...
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14-year-old being held as suspect in Kake homicide

...connection to the death of a 13-year-old girl in Kake, according to authorities investigating the homicide.Deputy Commander of the Alaska Bureau of Investigation's Major Crimes Unit Rex Leath said in an online dispatch that a 14-year-old...
Parnell names acting Public Safety commissioner

...department for 16 years. He transferred to the Alaska Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Enforcement in 2005, serving as deputy commander. A year later, he was promoted and assigned as the commander of the agency, where he served until December 2010...
Coast Guard cutter skipper retires

...I just did not know it would be the final assignment of my career," Cawthorn said.Rear Adm. Charles Ray, deputy commander of the Pacific Area, traveled from California to preside at the ceremony. Ray spoke to Cawthorn's leadership...
Purple Heart award arrives 70 years late

...death and one month after his return, the long-lost Purple Heart made its way home. Col. Mark Freitag, the Deputy Commander of U.S. Army Alaska presented Terry with the medal at VFW 3629 in Fairbanks."It made me feel like I have a...
Troopers investigate village death as homicide

...had no law enforcement present on the island ... until the troopers came. Everybody's a suspect out there."Deputy Commander of the Alaska Bureau of Investigation's Major Crimes Unit Rex Leath said he could not provide details surrounding...
Volunteers provide bird's eye view of derby

...should someone radio for help.A Civil Air Patrol volunteer for the past seven years and now the squadron's deputy commander and operations officer, MacDonald has volunteered to fly over the derby for the past four years. He has never had...
Coast Guard District 17 Prevention Chief retires

...Africa and the Middle East.The incoming chief of prevention will be Commander Matt Jones, who is currently the deputy commander of Sector Juneau. In the interim, Deputy Prevention Chief, Commander Patrick Ropp, will serve as the acting prevention...
Awards, honors and moves

...employee of the Federal Aviation Administration, held the position for three years. Taking over the CAP unit is Deputy Commander Boyce Bingham, a 25-year Army veteran. He is employed as the Aviation Safety Inspector for the FAA. Four Juneau...


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