Peggie Joan Ward

...Department of Revenue, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and the Legislature. She was involved with boy and girl scout troops, community chorus and theater, little league, swimming pool committees, Hospice of Juneau, and various other volunteer...
NATO OKs military upgrades to aid members of alliance

...brigade of 5,000 ground troops the ministers ordered to be...speedily mobilize large numbers of troops, and its escalating rhetoric...paying for increased U.S. troop rotations, more exercises...decision on whether to deploy troops or not.The changes at NATO...
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Military conducting large exercise over the state

...exercises in the Gulf of Alaska and some operations involving ground troops. The U.S. Pacific Command exercise, coordinated by command leaders in Alaska, tests the readiness of the nation's troops and isn't in response to any increased tensions with any other...
Kurds keep up offensive against extremists in northern Syria

...Rami Abdurrahman, told The Associated Press that a band of about 20 IS fighters who had hidden in Ein Issa when the Kurdish troops stormed it have re-emerged, and battles were raging in the city. Other groups of IS fighters were also engaging the Kurds...
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IS militants attack two cities in Syria

...storm Hassakeh earlier this month and reached its southern outskirts before meeting strong resistance from Syrian government troops who pushed them away.The attacks on Hassakeh and Kobani came days after Kurdish fighters and their allies captured the Islamic...
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Outside editorial: Obama tinkers with failed Islamic State strategy

...mean sending thousands of American ground troops).Instead, he only tinkers with a strategy...U.S. military trainers and support troops to a new base in Anbar province, an Islamic...stronghold. There are already 3,100 U.S. troops in Iraq involved in retraining the Iraqi...
Gimme a Smile: When children move on

...earthbound and watch in awe and amazement.When he was 14, he took a two-week canoe trip on the Yukon River with his scout troop, out of touch with civilization. I didn't hear from him for two weeks. That was a long time. Crocuses can bloom and wilt...
Russian troops captured in Ukraine treated in Kiev hospital

...Ukraine have been fighting government troops for a year in a conflict that has killed...supplying them either with weaponry or troops. When several Russian soldiers were captured...said repeatedly that there are no Russian troops in Donbass," Peskov said, referring...
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Iraqi training goal to fall way short of recruits

...288-139, would have directed that U.S. troops be withdrawn from the fight within 30...more unsettled.There are no U.S. troops in Syria and about 3,500 in Iraq was sending up to 450 more U.S. troops to a new base in the Anbar province of...
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Russia to add 40 new missiles

...moves.The three Baltic members of the alliance, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have asked NATO to permanently deploy ground troops to their nations as a deterrent against an increasingly assertive Russia. And Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak says...
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