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Juneau Empire Online Local News: Military commander dies in crash 7/27/98

...Anne, was a dog handler for musher DeeDee Jonrowe at the start of this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Brady said. He is survived by his wife and a son and daughter, who both are grown. Military commander dies in crash
One of world's strongest storms hits Philippines

...typhoons."It has helped that the typhoon blew very fast in terms of preventing lots of casualties," regional military commander Lt. Gen. Roy Deveraturda said. He said the massive evacuation of villagers before the storm also saved many lives...
Regional News
Hezbollah commander killed outside home south Lebanon.But one of the biggest blows for the group came in 2008 when Imad Mughniyeh, a top Hezbollah military commander, was killed by a bomb that ripped through his car in Damascus. Hezbollah and its primary patron, Iran, have...
US general sought larger US force in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON - The top U.S. military commander in the Middle East told senators for the first time Tuesday that he had envisioned keeping about 20,000 troops in Afghanistan...
Family of sunken sub captain found boat, closure

...the armed Japanese merchant ship Kano Maru. But the USS Grunion never returned.An account by the Kano Maru's military commander states that the Grunion sank after an 80 mm shell hit near its conning tower. He continued, "We saw the swell...
In Afghan Taliban birthplace, US troops step back

...Taliban insurgency if Afghan forces are not fully prepared. It is widely thought that Gen. John Allen, the top military commander in Afghanistan, and his senior staff want to keep a large force in place for the summer fighting season, before...
Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results

...the host country constantly on what is truly needed."Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno, who was the top U.S. military commander in Iraq from 2008 to 2010, said "it would have been better to hold off spending large sums of money" until the...
Outside editorial: America's military commander, ambassador see progress in Iraq

Gen. David H. Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker testified Monday that the surge of U.S. forces in Iraq has led to military and political progress and that ultimate success in the mission is possible.
My son met the ghost of Marshall Zhukov

...ghost of Marshall Zhukov on his recent visit to Moscow. Sound off on the important issues at If there is any one military commander from the Second World War who deserves the title of indespensible man it would be the Russian General Georgi Zhukov...
Fort Wainwright Stryker Brigade to remain in Iraq

...with the likelihood that some of the soldiers already returned to Fort Wainwright will be sent back into war, a military commander said Thursday. Sound off on the important issues at About 3,500 members of the 172nd Stryker Brigade were expected...


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