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Four people die in floatplane crash in Chigmit Mountains

...Friday has been found and the pilot and all three passengers are dead, officials said. Alaska Air National Guard Maj. Mike Haller said a Civil Air Patrol plane spotted the aircraft Sunday evening. The wreckage was found near Lake Clark Pass in the...
Guardsmen posted at Alaska airports

...guardsmen will be assigned to augment security at the Juneau Airport, probably on Thursday, said Guard spokesman Maj. Mike Haller. Soldiers from the Army National Guard also will be posted to supplement existing security at 17 other airports by...
Crew bails out on listing ship

...The first helicopter is on the scene, and starting hoist operations," said Alaska National Guard spokesman Maj. Mike Haller. Two National Guard Pave Hawk helicopters and a Coast Guard helicopter will pick up the 22 crew members of the Cougar...
Photo: Heightened security

...A, 3rd Battalion (Scout) 297th Infantry of the Alaska Army National Guard, along with other National Guard members, by Gov. Frank Murkowski in response to a heightened security alert, according to Guard spokesman Maj. Mike Haller.
Security officials react to start of war with Iraq

...attacks since Sept. 12, 2001. "Actually, right now what we are doing is what we've been doing," said Major Mike Haller, a spokesman for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. "I would say we're doing it with perhaps a heightened...
National Guard to add to airport security

...the National Guard probably will be assigned to the airport beginning Tuesday or Wednesday of next week, said Maj. Mike Haller, Anchorage spokesman for the Guard. "They will be there to augment the FAA and security that already exists. We...
Alaska Digest to clear, Sgt. Ken Denny said. The Rescue Coordination Center called off the search at nightfall, said Maj. Mike Haller. One person was believed on board and not expected to have survived. Alaska State Troopers then took over the case...
Search continues for missing plane

...were involved in the search Saturday, which was expanded to 13 Civil Air Patrol planes on Sunday, according to Maj. Mike Haller with the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center. Haller said Erie was carrying survival gear and has a cell phone. He did...
Alaska Digest

...plane clipped a tree during an emergency landing on Hawkins Island across Orca Inlet from Cordova, said RCC spokesman Mike Haller. The plane then crashed into a field. Hancock was flying a Cessna 180-E and was returning to Cordova from Wasilla...
Guard deployment planned

...tapped because they were considered "forward deployed" in Alaska during the Cold War, said Guard spokesman Maj. Mike Haller. The largest deployment of Army Guard soldiers prior to the Iraq conflict was 300 soldiers during World War II, Brooks...


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