Maxine Ione Marston

...start of WWII.She married Robert W. Marston of Johnstown, Colorado in April of 1943, while he was enlisted in the U.S. Army. Towards the end of the war, they started their family, with Bobi born in 1945 and Stan in 1947.She lived most...
Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies

...regular-season games in nine seasons with Washington, Syracuse and Detroit. He missed the 1951-52 season while serving in the U.S. Army.Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003 as a contributor, Lloyd was 22-55 as Detroit's coach in 1971-72...
Leaders rally against Army force reductions

...that is considering possible reductions in the number of U.S. Army troops at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage...the 2011 Budget Control Act. Reductions of units at 30 U.S. Army installations are being considered.AEDC and other community...
Flipping Douglas Island

...environmental impact."The next step is to finish designing the road and to apply for environmental permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The city hopes to submit its application by March 31, Steffert said.A Corps permit is required...
Alaska deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...the first place where the federal government invests in a deep-water port to serve vessels in Arctic waters.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to release a study for public comment that suggests expanding the Port of Nome as a...
Ex-acting adjutant general to retire from National Guard permanently take over the job.Gov. Bill Walker, who took office in December, recently announced that retired U.S. Army Col. Laurie Hummel would be the new adjutant general. Hummel started the job on Thursday.Bridges said in an interview...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down for Feb. 16, 2015

...leopard-print Speedo and a cowboy hat, surrounded by women in bikinis at a Las Vegas swimming pool. Thumbs up to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. On Friday, the Corps said it plans to expand the Port of Nome as a first step in growing the range...
BLM clears way for petroleum reserve development

...alternative that BLM had earlier selected as its preferred option. But it aligns with the alternative chosen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.BLM-Alaska spokeswoman Lesli Ellis-Wouters said BLM had indicated it would take into account...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Feb. 2, 2015

...sure we ever want to watch football again.Thumbs up to Laurie Hummel. Last week, Gov. Bill Walker named retired U.S. Army Col. Laurie Hummel the new adjutant general of the state's National Guard. She's the first female adjutant general...
McGuire waiting for investigator's report

...version of the report is due by May 31. The legislative session is scheduled to end April 19.Walker named retired U.S. Army Col. Laurie Hummel as Alaska's new adjutant general on Friday.McGuire said she plans this session to hear proposed...


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