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Troop 11 Boy Scouts thanks Princess Cruises for tour and donations, and Kirby Day

On Sept. 13, Boy Scouts from Troop 11 were thrilled to take a tour of the cruise ship Coral...been donating aluminum cans from some of their ships to Troop 11 for almost 20 years. The Troop uses the funds earned from recycling the cans to help...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-09-27/troop-11-boy-scouts-thanks-princess
Neighbors
Juneau Girl Scout Troop thanks Kirby Day and Princess Cruises

Juneau Girl Scout Troop 4003 and its sisters would like to thank Kirby Day and Princess Cruises for hosting the troop's recent visit aboard the M/S Coral Princess.The girls were treated like royalty by the ship's youth staff, who gave them...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-23/juneau-girl-scout-troop-thanks-kirb
Neighbors
One last summer road trip for Troop 6

Nine Boy Scouts and three adult advisers from Boy Scout Troop 6 in Juneau recently returned from the Philmont Scout Ranch where...Muir to Peterson Lake and to the Boy Scout Camp.According to Troop 6 Scoutmaster Matt Dobson, the group of scouts has been together...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-28/one-last-summer-road-trip-troop-6
Outdoors
US troops didn't have eyes on Afghan hospital before attack

...but says it refused to admit armed men.The new evidence includes details the AP has learned about the location of American troops during the attack. The U.S. special forces unit whose commander called in the strike was under fire in the Kunduz provincial...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-12/us-troops-didnt-have-eyes-af
Nation and World
Top general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan

...said that dropping to 1,000 troops would leave the United States...provided to his superiors are for troop levels beyond a normal embassy...refused to discuss the numbers of troops he is recommending. But when...president should revise his troop withdrawal plan, Campbell replied...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-07/top-general-recommends-keepi
Nation and World
Syrian MP: Decision to send troops is act of aggression

...The United States' decision to send troops into Syria is an act of aggression because...Shehadeh told The Associated Press that the troops will have no effect on the ground, but...officials say up to 50 special operations troops will be sent to assist Kurdish and Arab...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-01/syrian-mp-decision-send-troo
Nation and World
Top general: US should consider embedding troops in Iraq

...making good progress against Islamic State militants in the next several months, the U.S. should consider embedding American troops with the Iraqis, the Army's retiring top general said Wednesday.Gen. Raymond Odierno, who retires as Army chief of staff...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-12/top-general-us-should-consider-embed
Regional News
Thanks, from Girl Scout Troop 4016

Girl Scout Troop 4016 would like to thank the following companies for their support of our...Dining on a Dime" cookbook, and a onesie or t-shirt with a logo our troop designed. Thanks again!Lillianna Mendoza, Molly Minick, Virginia Potts...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-07/thanks-girl-scout-troop-4016
Neighbors
Russian troops already in Syria, Israel says

...strategy could be risky - and unless Russia sends large numbers of troops, halting the territorial gains made by Islamic militants could...military assets into the airfield south of Latakia, including troops capable of protecting Russian forces there and modular housing...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-11/russian-troops-already-syria
Nation and World
Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...S. decision to send special operation troops into northern Syria - something the Obama...launching airstrikes in support of Assad's troops on Sept. 30. The stated aim was hitting...in some areas. On Tuesday, government troops broke a siege imposed by the Islamic State...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-12/push-end-syria-war-seen-most
Nation and World

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