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Fairbanks schools won't suspend military recruitment

...recruiters in nine Alaska offices. Guard officials expressed disappointment in the Anchorage district announcement. Lt. Col. Lee Knowles, part of the Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion since June 2012, said it was regrettable that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/fairbanks-schools-wont-suspend-military
State
Emails shed little light on National Guard case

...how the upper levels of leadership once again cut hope and spirit by manipulation and passive aggressive behavior," Lt. Col. Rick Cavens, a chaplain for the guard's 176th Wing, wrote in a Jan. 6, 2011, letter to Parnell.Cavens complained...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-02/emails-shed-little-light-national-guard
State
Fairbanks schools won't suspend recruitment

...recruiters in nine Alaska offices. Guard officials expressed disappointment in the Anchorage district announcement. Lt. Col. Lee Knowles, part of the Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion since June 2012, said it was regrettable that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/fairbanks-schools-wont-suspend-recruitm
State
My Turn: Parnell ignored Guard sexual assaults

...whistleblowers, the chaplains took this step at risk to their own careers.Other whistleblowers and victims followed. Lt. Col. Kenneth Blalock was a whistleblower in Recruitment and Retention - one of the pits of vice in Parnell's National Guard...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-14/my-turn-parnell-ignored-guard-sexual-
Opinion
Former soldier says he reported allegations

...cover-ups.But his superiors failed to act on his concerns, Lt. Col. Kenneth Blaylock told KTUU. So in 2010, Blaylock summarized...lack detail, and that we are unable to verify," wrote Lt. Col. Candis Olmstead. "There are a broad range of requests...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-13/former-soldier-says-he-reported-allegat
State
New JBER barracks a step up

...facility, Morgan said.Once it's opened, all soldiers remaining in older or temporary barracks will move in, said Lt. Col. John Lantz, the 673rd Civil Engineer Squadron commander.But just how many soldiers will be left in 2015 to move in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-07/new-jber-barracks-step
State
Budget crunch idles Guard units across US

...try to get done at the end of the month, said spokesman Lt. Col. Kirk Hilbrecht."All the ammo, all the food...going to cause a little bit of discomfort for some," said Lt. Col. Greg Heilshorn.Drills have been postponed and pay delayed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-07/budget-crunch-idles-guard-units-across-
State
Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

...3,000 rockets into Israel during what has turned into the bloodiest round of fighting ever between the two enemies.Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, an Israeli military spokesman, confirmed the bulk of ground troops had been pulled out of Gaza after...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-08-04/israel-withdraws-most-its-troops-gaza
Not For Web
Gaza war rages on despite pledge of Hamas, Israel truce

...fighting. At the time of the incident, witnesses said they were being urged to evacuate because of nearby clashes.Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, an Israeli army spokesman, said Sunday that a military probe shows that "a single errant mortar landed...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-28/gaza-war-rages-despite-pledge-hamas-i
Not For Web
My Turn: Dan Sullivan: An Alaska Marine

As someone who has known and served with Lt. Col. Dan Sullivan in the United States Marine Corps Reserve...and the state of Alaska as a United States Senator than Lt. Col. Dan Sullivan. I encourage Begich to apologize to the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-24/my-turn-dan-sullivan-alaska-marine
Opinion

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