My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

...general, LeMay took his conscienceless imagination into the Pentagon where he served as the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. There he unsuccessfully urged President John F. Kennedy to bomb the Soviet Union's nuclear missile sites in Cuba...
In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...actual World War II-era torpedoes abandoned on the beach.But the military presence evaporated. Now, a single U.S. Air Force employee monitors the radar site locals call the "Golf Ball." Reeve Aleutian Airways stopped serving the town...
Wanda Jean Brown graduation in 1955 and two days after her 18th birthday, she pursued her interest in aviation by joining the U.S. Air Force. She was first sent to Wichita Falls, TX. Shortly after her arrival, another relatively new enlistee, Milton...
Death Notice: Robert S. Price

...2015. He was 80.Robert held a bachelor's degree in business at Community College of Philadelphia, served in the U.S. Air Force, taught at SEARC and had his own show called the Jazz and Blues box on KINY radio that aired every Sunday for many...
Death Notices
My Turn: Putting service before salary is called leadership

...parallels the idea of serving others. Gamble should appreciate what Price and Burse have modeled. After 31 years in the U.S. Air Force, he knows the meaning of service. When he entered the military in 1967, the starting salary for a commissioned...
NATO OKs military upgrades to aid members of alliance

...July 2016 in Warsaw, Poland."Things over the last several years have gone at a dizzying pace, you might say," U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said this month in Brussels. "There has been more change than I can remember ever in...
Not For Web
Astronaut Steve Swanson's visit excites Ketchikan students

...message as those are in Afghanistan and Iraq and around the world that we visit."Powers and Swanson continued on to U.S. Air Force, Army and Coast Guard bases in Anchorage, Clear, Fairbanks, Greely, Homer and Wainwright over the next week to...
WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...shaken hands that much," Holten said.Holten was one of two female veterans on the honor flight. Eleanor Smith, a U.S. Air Force veteran, also attended. One highlight for Holten was visiting the Women in Military Service Memorial for America...
DOT commissioner brings back two deputies

...brought back to the department, Hatter followed," DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.Hatter also served in the U.S. Air Force for 26 years, the release stated. He will start his new tenure at the department in mid-February. Neussl served...
State | AK legislature
Former DOT commissioner resumes post

...existing resources. His philosophy is a prudent one given our current fiscal challenges."Luiken is also a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, according to the news release.Editor's note: This is a developing story. Please check back later for...
State | AK legislature


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