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Army probes death of Alaska-based soldier

...ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON - The U.S. Army is investigating the death of an Alaska-based soldier from Illinois.U.S. Army Alaska officials say in a release that 24-year-old Sgt. Okan Murat Cetinbag of Morton Grove, Ill., died at an Anchorage...
Grand jury indicts soldier in newborn's death

...entered the Army in October 2009 at Fort Jackson, S.C. Army spokesman John Pennell said in a statement issued from U.S. Army Alaska headquarters at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. She was assigned to Fort Benning, Ga., from 2010 through 2013...
Purple Heart award arrives 70 years late

...after his return, the long-lost Purple Heart made its way home. Col. Mark Freitag, the Deputy Commander of U.S. Army Alaska presented Terry with the medal at VFW 3629 in Fairbanks."It made me feel like I have a sense of happiness...
Army: Artillery training sparked Alaska wildfire

...000 acres was caused by artillery training.The U.S. Army Alaska, in a release, said training and range safety regulations...waivers in extreme fire weather conditions to the U.S. Army Alaska deputy commanding officer at Fort Wainwright.An...
State new in brief for Friday, Nov. 1, 2013

...intentional or if another person was involved. Army leaders to tour facilities at JBERANCHORAGE - Officials say U.S. Army Alaska leaders are scheduled to tour Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage for an overview of facilities and services...
Leaky Fort Greely barrels not weapon material

...from the main group of Fort Greely buildings and less than 2 miles east of the Richardson Highway, according to U.S. Army Alaska spokesman Chuck Canterbury. They were uncovered about 3 feet below the ground surface by workers for the Anchorage-based...
Northwest Digest

...military spokesman said. The soldier was killed by small-arms fire while conducting a mounted patrol in Mosul, said U.S. Army Alaska Public Affairs spokesman Maj. Kirk Gohlke. The identity of the soldier, who was assigned to the 172nd Stryker...
Fort Wainwright Stryker Brigade to remain in Iraq

...professionals. They understand the importance of the mission at hand," he said. Maj. Gen. Charles Jacoby, commander of U.S. Army Alaska, said the process of telling families began Wednesday and included a teleconference between Shields and some of...
Delta Junction sues Army over high-tech training site

...stance residents and elected officials dispute. In July, the city sent a letter to Maj. Gen. John M. Brown III, U.S. Army Alaska commanding general, hoping to avoid court action. Maj. R. Daniel Hunter, Transformation Team Alaska public affairs...
Gun-registration policy clarified

...never intended to apply to areas outside the main post areas," said Col. Fred Lehman, garrison commander for the U.S. Army Alaska, said in a prepared statement. If the prior policy had held, hundreds of hunters who hunt moose and waterfowl...


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