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Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...Franklin.In 1864, President Abraham Lincoln assigned Ulysses S. Grant, who had just received his commission as lieutenant-general, to the command of the Armies of the United States. The song "Beautiful Dreamer" by the late Stephen Foster...
Alaska gets new senior Army official

...Fort Richardson on Monday. He is replacing Maj. Gen. William J. Troy, who has been nominated to the rank of lieutenant general and to the position of director of the Army staff at the Pentagon. Palumbo, who is getting his first Alaska assignment...
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'Be a Morph'

...graduating students in Juneau what he wants them to do with their lives. "I want you to be a morph," said the retired lieutenant general. Fortunately, he also told them what a "morph" is. Speaking at his 98th commencement exercise, which he speculated...
Campbell to run for lieutenant governor

...and head of the Alaska National Guard in 2003. Gov. Sarah Palin kept him on and promoted Campbell to the rank of lieutenant general. When Palin last summer made the surprise announcement that she was quitting, she also said Campbell would replace...
Miller alleges bias in elections process

...National Guard, as well as commissioner of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. He was promoted to lieutenant general by then-Gov. Sarah Palin in 2008. Upon Palin's announcement she was resigning in 2009, she also named Campbell...
Air Force wants your opinions

...a truly unique and positive experience for our uniformed service members. We honor and appreciate this support and you have our promise that we will do everything we can to maintain it. Dana T. Atkins Lieutenant General, USAF Commander
Begich stalls promotion over Eielson questions

FAIRBANKS - U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has stalled the promotion of an Air Force lieutenant general to express his frustration with a lack of answers about a proposed move of an Eielson Air Force F-16 base squadron.Any senator...


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