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Keeping base closures isn't about economy, but security

...history of warfare. These base closures are not just about Alaska; they are about the nation and the world. Retired Major General Jake Lestenkof of Anchorage is the former adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard and the commissioner of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071305/opi_20050713002.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...of young people. In the nation In 1777, the Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, was made a major general in the American Continental Army. In 1948, President Truman helped dedicate New York International Airport (later...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073106/sta_20060731007.shtml
News
This Day in History

...mourners in a Moscow cemetery, killing 14 people and wounding nearly 50. The Bosnian Serbs' new military commander (Major General Pero Colic), was sworn in, a day after General Ratko Mladic, a war crimes suspect, was dismissed. In 2005, Chris...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111006/sta_20061110099.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...JUNEAU EMPIRE Phillip Oates today was named the state's chief military officer by Gov. Tony Knowles. He replaces Major General Jake Lestenkof, who is retiring. Oates, 52, is currently serving as chief of staff of the Alaskan Command, based...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010899/Loc_oates.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...attended school in Southeast and then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. From this background he rose to become a major general in Alaska Guard and an executive leader in a number of Native associations. His success speaks volumes not only about...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011099/Ope_metcalfeltr.shtml
Empire editorial: Legislature should bolster research and development

...University of Alaska, Mark Hamilton. But Hamilton is no ivory-tower intellectual. Rather, the former U.S. Army major general is a pragmatist who sees how higher education fits into business opportunities for the state. He says that the five-year...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020605/opi_20050206015.shtml
Opinion
The guv wasn't a major - or citizen

...States purchased Alaska in 1867, it was considered "annexed." Its first administrator was its military commander, Major General Jefferson Davis. In 1884, it became a District, and John Henry Kinkead was appointed first District governor. In...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032404/nei_gov.shtml
Neighbors
State Briefs

...Sanford said. "We have been asked by them to wait until we get the results of the tests." Hamilton, a retired Army major general, took his post as president of the UA system in 1998 after a 31-year military career. Fuel spills into village...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032902/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Alaska's motley early governors

...received a full promotion higher than brigadier general of volunteers. He did however receive a brevet promotion to major general of volunteers on Aug. 8, 1864. On June 14, 1879 the U.S. Navy took over command of the Department of Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-08-20/alaskas-motley-early-governors
Neighbors
UA president's term winds down

...He's held that post since 1998, when the Board of Regents made the unorthodox decision to hire a U.S. Army major general as the university's new leader. He'll spend this summer cleaning his cabin in Soldotna and settling back into...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060110/sta_647458300.shtml
News

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