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Army report refutes 'Racial Thursday' accusation

...which began March 19 and ended May 1, found "limited use of racial jokes within the unit" but no sanctioned, systematic racism.The platoon was part of the 25th Infantry Division's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team at Fort Wainwright.
Army Pacific priority is incorporating increase of soldiers

...partner countries.For example, earlier this year Hawaii-based soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division's 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team traveled to Thailand, South Korea and the Philippines for three separate exercises over three months...
Army looks into allegations of racial slurs at Alaska base

...Army Times reported Thursday that the unit being investigated is a battalion with the 25th Infantry Division's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team based at Fort Wainwright.The Army Times said the soldiers were allowed to use racial slurs during...
Divided court upholds PFD residency rules permanent residents.The court, in a 3-2 decision Friday, sided with the state in a case brought by 172nd Stryker Brigade serviceman Richard Heller.Heller sued after being denied a dividend in 2007, arguing a six-month residency requirement...
Court martial set in NC after private's suicide

...could be an indicator for the other soldiers.Chen was a member of the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division based in Fort Wainwright, Alaska, but was under the command of a Fort Bragg...
Couple pays it forward with gift drive

...injuries and was sent back to Fort Lewis, Wash., the home base of his outfit, the 2nd Infantry Division, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team.Tonya, who had been working as a substitute teacher and nurse's assistant, quit work to take care...
Military: Alaska installations exposed

...military personnel, following a decline in the 1990s. Much of the heightened military presence is due to the new Stryker Brigade and development of missile defense system components, said Courtney Schikora Boone, Stevens' spokeswoman. Boone...
Alaska jobs continue growing steadily in Anchorage and Mat-Su could slow due to higher mortgage interest rates, an influx of about 1,200 Stryker Brigade troops and their families to the Fairbanks area and a series of large, publicly funded projects statewide should...
Change may hit Fairbanks hard

...economist. "That would have a significant impact." The impact could be offset by the Army's plan to locate a Stryker brigade at nearby Fort Wainwright, adding 1,500 soldiers, officials said. Those soldiers, however, tend to be younger...
Alaska's Stryker Brigade halfway through its Iraq mission

...the 3,800-person 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team has lost 14 troops. The Stryker Brigade arrived in Iraq from posts in...Iraq. Fourteen members of the Stryker brigade have died since the brigade arrived...


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