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Happy homecoming

...Michael Dunayski, Spec. James Gilchrest, Spec.Brice Harvey, Sgt. Jopeel Quimpo and Spec. Mark Sullivan.The Guardsmen deployed last September to Guantanamo Bay in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as part of Joint Task Force-GTMO...
Alaska guardsmen deploy to Guantanamo Bay

...Guard members will deploy to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.The guardsmen from the 761 Military Police Battalion, 38th in Texas ahead of the Guantanamo Bay assignment.The guardsmen will care for detainees and conduct intelligence collection...
'Care packages' bound for troops

...weeks. "So they are a lot better off than soldiers used to be, but there are some hardships," Laura Gilbert said. The Guardsmen were called up in October 2004. They embarked for Iraq in January this year. They are scheduled to return in spring...
Medal of Honor recipients visit Juneau

...Vietnam. "War is one ugly son-of-a-bitch. It is not fun, it is dirty and it is ugly." The three encouraged the guardsmen to speak up if they ever feel down. "If you ever get into a post traumatic stress development, go forward and get...
Nat'l Guard begins airport patrols

...received instruction from the Federal Aviation Administration, Alaska State Troopers and National Guard personnel. The Guardsmen assigned to the Juneau Airport will be divided among shifts, but some details still need to be worked out, Dominguez...
Around the state

...forces mobilize for combat in central Asia. The Eielson Air Force Base tankers have been in such demand that 130 of the guardsmen who fly and service them have been ordered to active duty by President Bush. The Fairbanks-based 168th Air Refueling...
Alaska Digest

...for the mission and desert conditions. Welcoming home the guardsmen at Camp Shelby were Gov. Sarah Palin, Alaska National...Soldiers will start returning to Alaska on Thursday. The guardsmen came from more than 80 Alaska communities in the largest...
Guardsmen recall drama of rescuing lost mushers

...back to the trail Monday morning, but one of them lost his dog team. The runaway dogs would end up being rescued by the Guardsmen along with six mushers and their teams caught in the storm at Eagle Summit, whose descending slope is considered challenging...
Alaska Digest

...chair, just sitting there with his head leaning on the engine block," said Tech. Sgt. Robert Schnell, one of the guardsmen who landed in a helicopter Tuesday and helped evacuate Rodgers to Anchorage. It appeared that Rodgers, who seemed...
This Day in History

...Guardsmen were indicted on charges stemming from the shooting deaths of four students at Kent State University. (The guardsmen were later acquitted.) In 1996, Congress passed, and President Clinton quickly signed, a 12th stopgap spending...


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