My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

...serious decisions. Before he became president, George W. Bush was one such officer. Questionable or not, his National Guard duty didn't prepare for him understanding the consequences of sending troops to war. And it may be why he still...
My Turn: How can we celebrate Dr. Walter Soboleff Day?

...weekly "Tlingit News," a broadcast of news and current events translated into Tlingit.Soboleff joined the Alaska National Guard in 1951 and served a full military career in the guard, retiring as a lieutenant colonel in 1971. He joined the...
Army blimp breaks loose, drifts over Pa. floated away, aviation officials feared it would endanger air traffic, and two F-16s were scrambled from a National Guard base in New Jersey to track it. But there was never any intention of shooting it down, said Navy Capt. Scott Miller...
Nation and World
Crimson Bears done hibernating, ready to get on the ice

...high school hockey was recognized as a varsity sport in 1959 with AHS playing men's teams Fort Richardson, Army National Guard and a city team (Hohn Plumbers). In 1960, AHS won the first state title over Fairbanks High School.
Fishing lodge's floatplane crashes; 3 dead

...Rainbow King Lodge, which owned the plane, Johnson said. Calls to the business went unanswered.The Alaska Air National Guard flew five of the more seriously injured survivors to Anchorage. The five were first flown to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson...
Searchers look for flood victims in Utah town

...who was sent to the town, called it one of the worst-weather related tragedies in state history and said the Utah National Guard will send troops.Chris and Lydia Wyler of Hildale said heavy rainfall usually draws spectators who love to splash...
Nation and World
National Guard rescues 3 from Cook Inlet mudflats

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska National Guard rescued three people Friday who were stranded on the mudflats in Cook Inlet after their boat began to take on water.The guard...
'Fire hose' of moisture hits S. Carolina; 12 killed

...Gen. Robert Livingston, head of the South Carolina National Guard, referring to the September 1989 hurricane that devastated...sheriff of a bunch of islands," Garrett said.The National Guard's Blackhawk helicopters were the best - and only...
Nation and World
House weighs military justice bill

...sexual assaults in the Alaska National Guard.The committee discussed House...allowing members of the Alaska National Guard to be court-martialed and given...surprise people to know the Alaska National Guard has never in its history given...
Trooper helicopter spots hunter missing near Petersville

...aerial search.The Alaska Incident Management Team, MATSAR, Alaska Mountain Rescue Group, Alaska Search and Rescue Dogs, Petersville SAR Group, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center and the Alaska National Guard helped with the search.


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