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...and he was expected to spend the night at the Fairbanks facility before flying out Thursday. Earlier Wednesday at Fort Wainright, Casey presented a Distinguished Service Cross, an award second only to the Medal of Honor, to Sgt. Gregory Williams...
Sacrifice or waste: The war discussion we refuse to have

"I am ready to answer my nation's call - NOW!" Those are the last words in the creed of Fort Wainright's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team. In November, four of them answered their final call to duty in Afghanistan. Patriots and...
Army transfers 8 US soldiers after suicide's found and it's proven, it's dealt with."The eight soldiers are part of an infantry regiment based in Fort Wainright, Alaska. The soldiers are still in Afghanistan but have been relieved of their duties and confined to a different...
Alaska Editorial: Military spending

...the bill include $45 million for an aviation battalion complex and $58 million for an aviation storage hangar at Fort Wainright; $17.2 million for a ballistic missile defense system upgrade of early warning radar at Clear Air Force Station...
Soldier pleads not guilty to child porn charges

FAIRBANKS - A Fort Wainright soldier pleaded not guilty to two counts of distributing child pornography at his arraignment Friday. Joseph Edward Brannock was...
Regional News
Sen. Stevens says U.S. dependent on foreign steel

...thousand tons of Korean-made steel is en route for the construction of a $200 million U.S. Army hospital at Fort Wainright. The steel is expected to arrive at the Port of Anchorage in August and will be trucked to Fairbanks. A recently...
State gets cash for military projects

...will consider the Defense bill soon. The construction bill has $53 million intended to finish the new hospital at Fort Wainright. It also includes $50 million for a mission support training facility, $24 million for an infantry platoon battle...
David G. 'Turkey Dave' Bruce

...the Army from 1966-71, Dave was a Vietnam veteran who was active in his local VFW chapter. He was stationed at Fort Wainright and worked on the Alaska Pipeline. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Bruce enjoyed sharing his bounty. He retired to...
On Vogler, an independent Alaska

...communist. He went first to Kodiak in 1942 before migrating north to Fairbanks getting work constructing Ladd Field (Fort Wainright). He began mining in 1951 eventually owning mines peppered across the Interior. He filed for a 80 acre homestead...


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