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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...
Soldier says she faced harassment over Muslim name

RALEIGH, N.C. - Sgt. 1st Class Naida Hosan is not a Muslim - she's a Catholic. But her name sounded Islamic to fellow U.S. soldiers in Iraq, and they would...
Haines man selected to participate in Presidential Inaugural Parade

WASHINGTON ? U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Eberly, a member of the United States Army Band "Pershing's Own," has been selected to participate in the 57th presidential...
Northwest Digest

...soldiers are part of a 25-member team that coordinates transportation of soldiers, gear and equipment for deployment. Sgt. 1st Class Barbara Cash, who leads the team, said she was relieved after sending off 15 planeloads of soldiers, a navy ship...
Alaska teens aren't rushing to sign up

...attacks of Sept. 11: They're scared and indecisive. "I don't think this crisis inspires them to sign up," said Sgt. 1st Class Jerry Carpenter, an Army recruiter from Juneau currently touring Southeast Alaska with recruiters from the Army National...
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...
Student recognitions

...which currently pays 100 percent tuition at the University of Alaska and the Montgomery GI Bill. His recruiter was Sgt. 1st Class Paul Kerr of Juneau, who can be reached at (907) 586-6041 or (800) 478-4566.
School can be a battleground for recruiters

...are misinformed or misleading. "They hand out a lot of propaganda against the way the military recruits," said Sgt. 1st Class Richard Bielefeld, the Army's recruiter for Southeast Alaska. "A lot of what this group says is inaccurate...
Southeast bucks National Guard recruiting trend

...activated for the Iraq war in September, recruiters began to hear from many people with prior military service, Sgt. 1st Class Paul D. Kerr said. "I heard the word about the unit here being called up for mobilization," said Michael Phelps...
Juneau Empire Story Archive of special operations forces out of Fort Bragg. However, a host family hooked them up with Fort Wainwright Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Ott, who jumped at the chance to compete in his second Eco-Challenge. Ott then called 1st Lt. Matthew Mapes...


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