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Sen. Murkowski proposing Alaska amendments to national defense bill

...Murkowski is asking for changes to the National Defense Authorization Act - annual legislation that guides the U.S. Department of Defense's spending - centered around Arctic policy, hunting and fishing, National Guard sexual assault investigation...
My Turn: Launching fiction from Kodiak

...the aerospace industry.Since 1998, there have been 17 launches at KLC. All but one were paid for by the U.S. Department of Defense. The private sector has contributed almost nothing. On top of that, the feds have kicked in over $150 million...
Sealaska nears final land claim

...attached to the larger National Defense Authorization Act, annual, must-pass legislation that guides the U.S. Department of Defense's spending.Murkowski's announcement touted bicameral and bipartisan support for the Sealaska bill, which...
New JBER barracks a step up

...This means two bedrooms with a bathroom, closets and a kitchenette, according to a 1995 statement from the U.S. Department of Defense."The days of footlocker-living with 60 or more of their closest friends - and sharing a bathroom with...
Sealaska land bill passes through Congress

...attached to the larger National Defense Authorization Act, annual, must-pass legislation that guides the U.S. Department of Defense's spending. Wrapping the bills into the act was a more efficient way of pushing them through Congress...
Ribbon-cutting ceremony planned for new bridge

...hasn't been approved yet.Work on the $188 million Salcha project began three years ago this month. The U.S. Department of Defense paid $104 million of the cost with the state picking up the remainder.Salcha, with a population of just...
Local Student Mathletes to Compete in State Math Contest

...Wince-Corthell-Bryson. The National Sponsors of MATHCOUNTS are Raytheon Company, Northrop Grumman Foundation, U.S. Department of Defense, National Society of Professional Engineers, CNA Foundation, Phillips 66, Texas Instruments Incorporated...
One heck of a ride

...the six or seven buses were Army surplus."We started the whole system with used buses," he said. "The U.S. Department of Defense had surplused (the buses) and we managed to pick them up."Capital Transit started service - between Juneau...
Military identifies 17 killed in '52 crash

...Sgt. James H. Ray, Airman 1st Class Marion E. Hooton, Airman 2nd Class Carroll R. Dyer, Airman 2nd Class Thomas S. Lyons, Airman 2nd Class Thomas C. Thigpen, and Airman 3rd Class Howard E. MartinSource: U.S. Department of Defense
My Turn: Invading Iraq wasn't our worst mistake, one must implement a plan for the aftermath of that invasion. The Office of Special Plans with the U.S. Department of Defense provided such a plan in a very short period of time. Under that scheme, the Coalition Provisional Authority...


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