Indonesia says it sent boat of Rohingya to Malaysia

...were taken to a sports stadium in Lhoksukon, the capital of North Aceh District, to be cared for and questioned, said Lt. Col. Achmadi, chief of police in the area, who uses only one name.Some were getting medical attention."We had nothing...
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Army looks into allegations of racial slurs at Alaska base

...investigation into allegations that an Alaska-based unit was allowing racial slurs among its members.Army Alaska spokesman Lt. Col. Alan Brown says he can't discuss specifics of the case or what unit is involved.The Army Times reported Thursday...
My Turn: Alaska's love/hate affair with government spending

...falling price of oil, Fairbanks and Anchorage are bracing themselves for another blow to their economic base. According to Lt. Col. Alan Brown, the public Affairs Officer at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, about 11,000 soldiers and civilians...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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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...
Honoring Col. Van Winkle

...aircraft. He always reaches out to old friends, current military and veterans in the places he visits. Ret. Marine Lt. Col. Pat Carothers, who grew up with Van Winkle in Juneau and played an integral role in having the memorial for Van Winkle...


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