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US program to train Syrian rebels losing ground

...and $400 a month, with the amount set by their skill level, performance and leadership role, said a Pentagon spokeswoman, Navy Cmdr. Elissa Smith.The Pentagon also is wrestling with how to support those who complete the training and are sent back into...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/us-program-train-syrian-rebels-losing
Not For Web
Rohingya migrant crisis eases, but hard questions remain

...hailed as a breakthrough, and marks a major reversal after navies from the two countries and Thailand pushed boatloads of desperate...Minister Najib Razak tweeted Thursday that he had ordered the navy and coast guard to comb the sea to look for stranded migrants...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/rohingya-migrant-crisis-eases-hard-qu
Not For Web
Iran warships head to Yemen

...deliveries that might contain weapons or other lethal aid?U.S. officials say they haven't decided whether the U.S. or other navies in the area - including Saudi Arabia and Egypt - will block or try to inspect the cargo ship before it gets to Yemen. The officials...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/iran-warships-head-yemen
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Searchers comb Colony Glacier for GIs killed in 1950s crash

...doing up here to the family members of the service members that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for their nation," U.S. Navy Lt. Commander Paul Cocker said.The C-124 Globemaster was heading from McChord Air Force Base in Washington state to Elmendorf...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-24/searchers-comb-colony-glacier-gis-kille
State
Military conducting large exercise over the state

...accommodate maritime and ground forces exercises. Three U.S. Navy destroyers and a submarine are taking part in simultaneous exercises...Kodiak have protested the exercises, worried about what the Navy's presence might do to salmon and other marine life.One of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-24/military-conducting-large-exercise-over
State
Police & Fire for Friday, June 26, 2015

...to and from the hospital and airport and a burn complaint on Chatham Place.Found property? At 1:22 p.m. Wednesday, a navy blue baby stroller was found in the Juneau area and placed into safekeeping.? At 4:03 a.m. Thursday, a Good Samaritan...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/police-fire-friday-june-26-2015
Local
Federal VA health program jeopardizes Alaska system

...called for a congressional hearing to deal with what he called a "rapidly emerging crisis of care for Alaska's veterans."Navy veteran Don Roberts, who lives in Kodiak, said the Choice Program has left him frustrated. He had made an August appointment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-21/federal-va-health-program-jeopardizes-a
State
Russia to add 40 new missiles

...outlook, Russian arms makers used the arms show to publicize costly new weapons that even the Soviet Union couldn't afford.The navy revealed a project of an aircraft carrier capable of carrying 90 aircraft. It also showed a mock-up of a new amphibious landing...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-17/russia-add-40-new-missiles
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My Turn: Widespread abuse stems from attitude

...his command for failing to take action after his aide complained about being molested at the event. Eventually it forced the Navy Secretary to resign. But that was months after he drank beer on the patio adjacent where the crimes were being committed while...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-19/my-turn-widespread-abuse-stems-attitu
Opinion
NOAA seeks comment on marine mammal protections

...proposed rule requiring the United States Navy to implement protective measures for marine...and northern California.The sound the Navy generates with its mid-frequency active...NOAA. In order to minimize that, the Navy would have to establish marine mammal mitigation...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-04/noaa-seeks-comment-marine-mammal-pro
Outdoors

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