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Juneau's emergency preparedness tested

...and university set up a shelter at Auke Bay. A secondary scenario took place at the home of KTOO-FM, an improvised explosive device that triggered the evacuation of the station and the response of Juneau Police Department, who determined...
Feds: Carry-on held improvised explosive device

ANCHORAGE - An item found in an oil worker's carry-on luggage at Anchorage airport was an improvised explosive device and there was no malicious intent to use it, an agent for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...
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JDHS alum awarded Silver Star Haralovich enlisted with Marines after 2003 graduation

...served three tours of duty in the Iraq War, coming away from one with a Purple Heart after being wounded by an improvised explosive device.While taking courses in international studies at Indiana University, Staff Sgt. Haralovich has remained...
Kodiak Marine chaplain stays on front lines

...injuries, he has helped others heal from loss. He remembered an incident where a Marine was killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion. All of the man's friends struggled with his death, and Williams was able to go to remote...
Wounded warrior returns to Juneau

...the missing pieces.McRae said he was on foot on a Marine patrol base, Patrol Base Chakaw, working on an improvised explosive device (IED) outside an abandoned compound with 10 to 15 feet high walls, probably once used for farming. All of...
Paralympics an inspiration to war-wounded athletes

...Snyder's sight couldn't touch the Navy lieutenant's fighting spirit.A year after Snyder stepped on an improvised explosive device laid by Taliban that he was trying to detect while on duty in Kandahar, the American is swimming at the London...
Falcons Saturday football game will honor military

...his mother at the game, I am just completely humbled."McRae was wounded on January 16, 2012, when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded under him while he was investigating a threat on a Marine base in the Helmand Province in...
Boy with explosive device arrested

...apparent homemade bomb Friday at Floyd Dryden Middle School, officers reported. Police described item as an "improvised explosive device" and said it was in the possession of a student. No details of the device were released and no one was injured...
A long recovery for Fairbanks solider

...24-year-old Army combat medic who grew up in Fairbanks. That was in August 2005. Over the following six months, improvised explosive devices struck Wagner's patrol convoys 27 times. Four times, the shrapnel tore into the Humvees in which he rode...
Northwest Digest

...election. Alaska-based airman killed by bomb in Iraq CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - An Ohio airman was killed by an improvised explosive device that struck his vehicle as he was traveling in a convoy in Iraq, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Air...


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