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Anchorage-based soldier awarded heroism medal

...been awarded the military's highest honor for heroism in a non-war setting for saving a man from a burning car.Sgt. 1st Class John Kerns of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson was awarded the Soldier's Medal on Thursday, Alaska Public Radio...
Photo: Welcome home

Sgt . 1st Class Art Honea of the Army National Guard is greeted by two of his four granddaughters, Kalia Cooper, 2, left and ZoAnne Cooper...
Awards and honors

Alaska National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Russell Beal is one of 50 Guard recruiters chosen to be honored at a ceremony this month in Washington, D.C. Beal has one of...
Photo: Serving from a Sherpa

Sgt. 1st Class Phillip Davis, right, puts a combat patch on Staff Sgt. Dermott Howard, center, on Aug. 1 in Balad, Iraq. Standing far...
Photo: Thanksgiving support-the-troops drive

Transportation Security Adminsitration representatives present Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Zulauf, center right, with a donation from their Thanksgiving support-the-troops drive Wednesday at the Juneau International...
Photo: Almost gone

...t to right, Staff Sgt. Jacob Johnston, Spc. Clinton Grant, Spc. Zachary Barrickman, Sgt. Robert Rein, and Sgt. 1st class Donald Ramey watch the horror movie "28 Days Later" on a portable DVD player while waiting for the arrival of the...
Photo: 'Going away' run

...297th Infantry, from left, Staff Sgt. Derek Rabago, Capt. Wayne Mitchell, Captain Josh Shrader, Sgt. 1st Class Morris Carrillo, Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Roeber and Maj. Joel Gilbert, pose for a photo before running 12.34 miles from the Windfall...
Photo: Fallen paratrooper honored

...Charles Jacoby, commander of U.S. Army Alaska, center, speaks Thursday to Gov. Sarah Palin at the funeral of Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Brevard at Fort Richardson. Brevard was killed by a roadside bomb March 16 in Baghdad, Iraq. Sound...
Alaska Digest has identified two Alaska National Guard soldiers killed Thursday night in a traffic accident in Mississippi. Sgt. 1st Class George William Dauma, Jr., 37, of Fairbanks, and Staff Sgt. William Franklin Brown, 54, of Barrow were killed...
Fort Richardson soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan

...announced that a soldier assigned to Fort Richardson has been killed in Afghanistan. The department said Monday that Sgt. 1st Class Jason Hickman of Kingsport, Tenn., died Jan. 7 when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive...


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