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Army Pacific priority is incorporating increase of soldiers

...Hawaii will each depart on a separate series of drills. Members of the Alaska-based 1st Brigade Combat Team from Fort Wainwright will go to Mongolia, Japan and South Korea.Soldiers from the Hawaii-based 3rd Brigade Combat Team from Schofield...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/army-pacific-priority-incorporating-inc
State
Juneau named 'Tree City USA' again

...Stephen Nickel wrote that Anchorage, Sitka, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base also received the honor.To qualify for the award, a community must meet four standards...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-17/juneau-named-tree-city-usa-again
Local
This time, Riverbend gets the call

...Glacier Valley Elementary School received one on Monday, and JDHS again on Tuesday.The Associated Press reported that multiple schools across the state have received similar calls in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai and Fort Wainwright.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-07/time-riverbend-gets-call
Local
Police unsure school threats are linked

...have reported similar calls in the past two weeks. Those schools are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai and Fort Wainwright. The calls have prompted the schools to either lock-down or go in stay-put mode. None of the threats proved...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-07/police-unsure-school-threats-are-linked
Local
School receives another threat

...said.Juneau isn't the only Alaska city experiencing a rash of threats. In Fairbanks, an elementary school on Fort Wainwright, a U.S. Army post, went into lockdown Monday. Two Fairbanks middle schools were locked down last week because...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-05/school-receives-another-threat
Local
Empire Editorial: Don't be fooled by claims of a 'threat' from Russia

...all the talk about 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-01/empire-editorial-dont-be-fooled-claim
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 23, 2015

...down to "Racial Thursdays." Last week, the Army Times reported that the U.S. Army is investigating a unit at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks for participating in what soldiers called "Racial Thursdays." Apparently, soldiers had a rule whereby...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-23/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
Back from Afghanistan, Army helicopters may help civilians

...part of the new agreement, helicopter crews from Fort Wainwright's Company C, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment...Morse, the center's deputy director."When they (Fort Wainwright-based helicopters) were used in the past, we would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-30/back-afghanistan-army-helicopters-may-h
State
Army looks into allegations of racial slurs at Alaska base

...unit being investigated is a battalion with the 25th Infantry Division's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team based at Fort Wainwright.The Army Times said the soldiers were allowed to use racial slurs during "Racial Thursdays."Brown says the Army...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/army-looks-allegations-racial-slurs-ala
State
Rally planned in support of keeping Alaska troops

...Army has identified 30 posts that could lose positions, including Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage and Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks.If the main units of both posts were cut, 10,800 troops and 19,000 dependents, about 4 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-23/rally-planned-support-keeping-alaska-tr
State

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