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Powerful storm blasts Aleutians, then weakens

...temperatures are expected to spill south into the central plains on Monday.The storm's strongest recorded winds were on Shemya Island, where 120 civilian contractors staff an early warning radar installation for the U.S. military.Sustained winds...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-09/powerful-storm-blasts-aleutians-then-we
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Alaska storm brings frigid weather to swath of US

...peninsula of Michigan, forecasters said.The storm peaked Friday with sustained winds of 70 mph and gusts up to 96 mph on Shemya Island. While it has weakened, it also is helping change the jet stream flow and anchoring a cold pattern that will send...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-10/alaska-storm-brings-frigid-weather-swat
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7.9 quake in Aleutians spawns small tsunami

...recently."Everybody in our building went out, watching the vehicles shake and waiting for it to end," he said.Shemya Island is where the U.S. military operates Eareckson Air Station, which serves mainly as an early warning radar installation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-24/79-quake-aleutians-spawns-small-tsunami
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Shemya testing bypassed in defense plan

FAIRBANKS - Thorough testing will not be conducted on radar on Shemya Island before its deployment in a national missile defense system, a congressional agency said this week. Critics of President Bush's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092603/sta_defense.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...money for a variety of Alaska projects. The plan calls for spending $85 million for a new missile defense radar on Shemya Island in the western Aleutians, and more than $90 million for several housing projects. The Shemya radar money represents...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070200/Loc_state.shtml
Military leaders tout missile defense

...attack a missile in all phases of flight," Nance said. Sites at Fort Greely, near Delta Junction, Kodiak Island and Shemya Island, in the Aleutian chain, would supplement existing test range sites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020502/sta_addefense.shtml
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State gets military projects

...money for a variety of Alaska projects. The plan calls for spending $85 million for a new missile defense radar on Shemya Island in the western Aleutians, and more than $90 million for several housing projects. The Shemya radar money represents...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070200/Loc_state.html
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Jet makes emergency landing in Aleutians

...said Monday. Flight 175, traveling from Dallas-Fort Worth to Tokyo, landed safely at Eareckson Air Station on Shemya Island shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday, said Tim Smith, a spokesman for American. It turned out there was no fire, despite...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071310/sta_675336820.shtml
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Top official: Fort Greely frontrunner for missile base

...state's best site. Lt. Gen. John Costello, in Alaska to take a first-hand look at potential missile sites, said Shemya Island appears to be the best site for a powerful radar to track incoming missiles. Costello said Fort Greely, near Delta...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030700/Loc_missle.html
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Undersea earthquake rattles fears of tsunami

...information received from the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center. Officials knew when the center said a 7.8-inch wave hit Shemya Island and a 3-inch wave hit Amchitka Island that an evacuation of coastal areas of Dutch Harbor probably would not be needed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111606/sta_20061116004.shtml
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