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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...
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...
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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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...
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...
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...
Rising to the challenge

...obstacle course with 12 challenges, cleared buildings and detained suspected insurgents, spotted and reported improvised explosive devices hidden along paths and performed a day and night land navigation. Day three started out with a mixed martial...
Alaska Digest

...from Sitka. An Army infantry specialist attached to the 101 Airborne Support Group, Benson was injured by an improvised explosive device on Nov. 13 in Tikrit, Iraq. The explosion resulted in the loss of both legs, a finger, an injured eye...


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