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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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
State Briefs

...them "would incur high travel expenses and would not be feasible nor cost efficient in the long term." Units from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and Bangor do the training about 20 times a year, but the practice blasts could be done as often...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ago. But in Alaska such talk isn't well-received. In previous rounds of base closings the state has lost Adak Naval Air Station, Fort Greely and Air Force installations in Shemya, Galena and King Salmon. Mindful of how intensely political...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...received his commission as a naval officer after completing Officer Candidate School at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla. He is a 1987 graduate of JDHS and a 1991 graduate of Lewis and Clark College. Cpl. Robert Donald...


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