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Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...to severe weather.In fact, 69 mph wind gusts blew in last week in the western Aleutian town of Adak, a former Naval Air Station east of Nuri's direct route that retains its military appearance. To prepare for the storm, the community's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-07/intense-storm-headed-aleutian-islands
State
Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou

...miles southwest of Anchorage. The military built an airfield on the island during World War II and it was used as a Naval Air Station until 1997.The nearest native caribou are 500 miles away. At the request of military officials, caribou were...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/alaska-refuge-proposes-killing-invasive
State
Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou

...miles southwest of Anchorage. The military built an airfield on the island during World War II and it was used as a Naval Air Station until 1997.The nearest native caribou are 500 miles away. At the request of military officials, caribou were...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-02/alaska-refuge-proposes-killing-invasive
State
Dozens of aftershocks expected on island

...the Japanese after they seized the Aleutian Islands of Kiska and Attu. After the war. Adak was transformed into a Naval air station that served as a submarine surveillance center during the Cold War. Later, the facilities were acquired by the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-31/dozens-aftershocks-expected-island
State
Military looks to place quick forces after Libya

...Americans had been flown out of the country. Just before 8 p.m., the special operations team landed at Sigonella Naval Air Station in Sicily. An hour later, the Marine team landed in Tripoli.Defense officials have repeatedly said that even...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-02-08/military-looks-place-quick-forces-aft
Not For Web
Alaska editorial: Was Alaska asleep at the switch concerning military base closings?

...Station Bremerton will pick up 1,400 personnel under the Rumsfeld plan. Fort Lewis would gain 230. Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and Naval Station Everett escaped significant cuts. Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane - which some thought faced...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052505/opi_20050525014.shtml
Opinion
Survey: 1926, 1929, 1932

...According to historical accounts, the 1926 aerial survey of the Tongass National Forest was dispatched from the U.S. Naval Air Station in San Diego with a crew of 114, including 39 in the aviation-photography division and 75 on the U.S.S. Gannet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072405/loc_20050724001.shtml
News
Crew bails out on listing ship

...Guard spokeswoman Kalei Brooks. Early on, the Coast Guard alerted the clinic at the small town of Adak - a former Naval air station on the island of the same name - to gear up for treating at least one broken leg and possible hypothermia cases...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072506/sta_20060725002.shtml
News
Why can't we keep our National Guard home?

...Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process. Alaska was largely spared from those cuts. The only closure was the Adak Naval Air Station, and part of the Fort Greely's mission was relocated to Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks. But the 2005 BRAC proposal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012611/opi_776299725.shtml
Opinion
Ensign Kato earns naval aviator status in Pensacola

...and John J. Kato of Juneau, was recently designated a naval aviator while serving with training Squadron 86, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla. Kato was presented with the coveted "Wings of Gold," marking the culmination of months of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100202/nei_military.shtml
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