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Empire Editorial: Don't be fooled by claims of a 'threat' from Russia

...Russia? Salesmanship. Alaska's congressional delegation is working hard to keep soldiers at Fort Wainwright and Fort Richardson, aircraft at Elmendorf and Eielson Air Force bases, and buy new icebreakers for the Coast Guard. Having a powerful...
The puck drops here

...alumni team in 1958 and high school hockey was recognized as a varsity sport in 1959 with AHS playing men's teams Fort Richardson, Army National Guard, and a city team (Hohn Plumbers). In 1960 AHS won the first state title over Fairbanks High...
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu another 3,000 miles to her family home in Margate, New Jersey. Foster Jones' body was exhumed and buried at Fort Richardson Cemetery in Anchorage.The 40 surviving Attu Natives were taken by coal carrier in the darkness of its bilge. It took...
Brian Richardson to Brian Richardson, the best we could determine was that he chose his last name after his stay in the Army at Fort Richardson.He was preceded in death by his sisters, Margaret James, Vivian James Johnson, Constance Martin, and brothers...
Drill sergeant pleads guilty to sex assaults

...Most of the allegations involved women at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, but some involved women in Afghanistan and Fort Richardson, Alaska. Sanchez also served one tour in Iraq, where he earned a Bronze Star and two other combat medals before...
Ila Caroline Hammond Monthy

...of Tacoma, Washinton.Ila was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Annabel Monthy; her sisters Mabel and Dorothy Knight.Ila was cremated and her ashes will be buried at Fort Richardson Veteran Cemetery at a future date.
Military son reunites with family

...S. Army Spc. Jacob Barlow, Airborne Infantry Division, returned to Alaska in December and is now stationed at Fort Richardson after serving a year in Afghanistan.But that wasn't the real reason the family sat in designated seats.Cindy...
Who are our heroes? players to battle local teams. Herb Mead was a local great who went on to play at Idaho and then led the Fort Richardson Pioneers to the All-Alaska Armed Forces Championship (most valuable player also) in 1952. Joe Ninnis followed...
Meals on Wheels provides more than just food

...Dona Mahurin has an iron-grip handshake forged by years as a civilian firefighter and medic on the U.S. Army's Fort Richardson. But those years of toil also took a toll on Mahurin's back, and the Chugiak retiree now has a difficult time...
Group to place wreaths at JBER gravestones at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to place holiday wreaths at the headstones of service members buried at the Fort Richardson National Cemetery.Army officials say the event is set to begin at noon Saturday and is part of a yearly effort by...


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