Murkowski names service academy nominees

...academies make final decisions.Nominess from Juneau are:? Armando DeAsis, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland? William Martin, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland? Kenny Fox, U.S. Military Academy, West Point...
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...develop a radical revision of Japanese naval strategy. Instead of waiting for the American...terrible resolve." Thus, the largest naval conflict in history began.Unbeknownst...charge across the Pacific with a serious naval force. In 1940, a new plan had been developed...
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...designated Kiska Island in the Aleutians a naval reservation but did not develop it.In...of Unalaska because Dutch Harbor was a naval base and heavily fortified. The United...standing offense to America.Because of other naval actions in the Pacific, Admiral Chester...
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...need yearly catastrophes to realize a long-term shift is underway.Jeffries, now Arctic Science Advisor for the Office of Naval Research, said he hopes one thing comes out of the U.S.'s two-year assignment in 2015 leading the Arctic Council, a...
My Turn: Renew your faith

...the AJ Mine, eventually closed amid rising inflation and lack of work force.We had been attacked at Pearl Harbor, our naval fleet destroyed, Hitler was on the march - seemingly unstoppable. Alaska had been invaded and occupied by the Japanese. Yet...
Made in Alaska: Greg Chaney's "Empty Chair"

...war and the relocation.For example, Neil MacKinnon's grandfather, (J. S.) "Sim" MacKinnon was the highest ranking naval officer in Juneau at the time of the Tanaka family's interment. He was the one who had to carry out the order. Making that...
My Turn: Reconsider the ferry system

...Department of Public Works consulted with Walter R. Green, a transportation executive of Seattle, Phillip F Spaulding, a Seattle naval architect, and Felix J. Toner, a Juneau engineer. Directors, operators, designers of ferry systems in the U.S. and...
Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...accustomed 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...
Barto awarded appointment to US Naval Academy

...awarded an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. Barto will travel to Annapolis...Representative Don Young. Upon graduation from the Naval Academy, he is required to fulfill a five-year...U.S. Navy. Barto was also awarded a Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC...
Alaska satellite launch for Naval research project set for September at Kodiak facility

...Launch Complex on Sept. 27.The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports the satellite is a Naval Research Laboratory project that has been in the works for several years.Naval Research Laboratory spokesman Tim Duffy says the satellite is smaller than a typical...


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