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Top general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan

...Armed Services Committee, spoke by phone Tuesday with Army Secretary John McHugh urging him to delay the discharge of Sgt. 1st Class Charles Martland for assaulting an Afghan local police officer accused of sexually assaulting a young boy in 2011...
Nation and World
4 Marines die in attack on military sites

...Highway, where a shot rang out around 10:30 or 10:45 a.m., followed a few seconds later by more fire, said Sgt. 1st Class Robert Dodge, leader of Army recruiting at the center.He and his comrades dropped to the ground and barricaded...
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Officials: 4 Marines killed in military attacks in Tenn.

...Highway, where a shot rang out around 10:30 or 10:45 a.m., followed a few seconds later by more fire, said Sgt. 1st Class Robert Dodge, the leader for Army recruiting at the center.He and his comrades got on the ground and barricaded...
Regional News
Canadian judge OKs bail for ex-Gitmo inmate

...He was convicted of war crimes, including throwing a grenade when he was 15 years old that killed U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Speer in Afghanistan during a 2002 firefightKhadr was once the youngest detainee at Guantanamo, arriving...
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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...
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.


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