Guard mulls closing Kodiak golf course year, but he's not sure his 60-member association can take over the nearly 20-acre course.It's not the first military-affiliated base to face problems in Alaska. Officials with Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage this year closed...
Alaska's military sites vulnerable to climate change

...on the effects of climate change on U.S. military installations included four Alaska military sites or complexes studied for vulnerabilities...had found that climate change could affect military readiness and result in heavy spending at...
Belknap goes after the gap

...the pay gap for women, a phenomenon she has experienced herself.After spending her whole life moving every few years as a military dependent and later as a Coast Guard spouse, she convinced her husband, Doug Belknap, to settle down in Juneau in 1989...
My Turn: Veteran support for ballot measure 2

...Darby Andrews served in the United States Army, with a 10-month tour of duty in Iraq during Operation Desert Storm. He currently lives in Girdwood and is part of a coalition of military veterans supporting Ballot Measure 2.
Sitka roof project raises echo of 1804 battle

...last week.Indian River has been off-limits for dredging since the 1940s, when vast quantities of gravel was dredged for military construction around Sitka.Carter speculated that there may have been stockpiles of this gravel left behind in Sitka after...
From Sea2Sea

...awareness for the service members."Since that time, Keanel started a non-profit in 2012 called Sea2Sea. Sea2Sea is a U.S. Military 501(c3) non-profit organization with the purpose to "give back to those who served," while specifically highlighting...
Military identifies 17 killed in '52 crash

...the service members who died when their military transport plane crashed into an glacier ice have been identified, military officials said Wednesday.The their families for burial with full military honors.The first believed burial is...
Obama: US sending military advisers to Iraq

WASHINGTON - Edging back into a military role in Iraq, President Barack Obama...Thursday said he was dispatching up to 300 military advisers to help quell the rising insurgency...possibility of "targeted and precise military action" in the future. He said the...
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China leader snubs North Korea in visit to Seoul

...The launches, as well as a vow Thursday by North Korea's military to conduct more tests, are seen in part as the North demonstrating...Korea and China share a distaste of Japan's more assertive military ambitions and what critics see as recent attempts by Tokyo...
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Contractors nearly finished with Alaska's longest bridge

...was a disaster, I'd probably be happy to put it behind me."The bridge is key part of a four-phase project to connect military training grounds near Delta Junction to Fairbanks by rail.The Department of Defense contributed $104 million and the state...


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