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U.S. Army Alaska gets new commander Sound off on the important issues at FORT RICHARDSON - Maj. Gen. Stephen Layfield on Tuesday assumed command of the U.S. Army Alaska at a ceremony marked by pomp and pageantry. Marching to patriotic...
Army Chief of Staff plans visit to Alaska planning a make-up visit to Fort Richardson. Gen. George W. Casey Jr. will meet Friday with Maj. Gen. Stephen Layfield, the U.S. Army Alaska commander. He will then attend the annual Armed Services YMCA's annual Community Salute...
Army extends tour for aviation unit

...Army's policy for balancing time spent in combat with time at home. U.S. Army Alaska Commander Maj. Gen. Stephen Layfield said an increased priority will be taking care of the soldiers' families. The unit is providing support to seven...
Soldiers'memorial dedicated

...of which fewer than 10 have been awarded since 2001. Many in the crowd began to sob as Shields and Maj. Gen. Stephen Layfield, commanding general of U.S. Army Alaska, unveiled the centerpiece of the monument, a large slab of black granite...


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