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Murkowski names service academy nominees

...has nominated 57 Alaskans to the U.S. military service academies for the class...will make the state proud."U.S. military service academy nominees are selected...Annapolis, Maryland? Kenny Fox, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-25/murkowski-names-service-academy-nom
Neighbors
Major piece of anti-IS strategy is stalled

WASHINGTON - U.S. military and intelligence officials are increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for political reconciliation in Iraq, a key tenet...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/major-piece-anti-strategy-stalled
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My Turn: Advancing the Peratrovich legacy

...Alaska Natives were not considered citizens. Alaska Natives were granted voting rights in 1924. Alaska Natives in the U.S. Military served and died during World War II. Although the Anti-Discrimination Bill was introduced in the Territorial Legislature...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-13/my-turn-advancing-peratrovich-legacy
Opinion
Female AKNG boss is one of few in country

...specifically mention the Guard controversy as something he wants his new head to look into."Hummel said it's time for U.S. military of all kinds to fully accept the differences between the people who serve. Women have come a long way as far as being...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-01/female-akng-boss-one-few-country
State | AK legislature
Powerful storm blasts Aleutians, then weakens

...recorded winds were on Shemya Island, where 120 civilian contractors staff an early warning radar installation for the U.S. military.Sustained winds of 70 mph and gusts up to 96 mph were recorded on Shemya, said Shaun Baines, a meteorologist with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-09/powerful-storm-blasts-aleutians-then-we
State
As Ebola evades Europe's defenses, Madrid scrambles to contain the virus

...man in Texas, who might have exposed many others to the virus after being sent away by a hospital.In Africa, the U.S. military was preparing to open a 25-bed mobile hospital catering to health care workers with Ebola, before building a total...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-08/ebola-evades-europes-defenses-madrid-
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Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...terms of efficiency to move the two organizations closer together.Congress has been reluctant to cut funding for the U.S. military, even during the recent recession, and within the Department of Defense, the Coast Guard would be assured of financial...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-16/empire-editorial-defend-coast-guard
Opinion
Alaska storm brings frigid weather to swath of US

...weather service office.On Shemya, where 120 civilian contractors staff an early warning radar installation for the U.S. military, only minor facility damage was reported at Eareckson Air Station 1,500 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaskan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-10/alaska-storm-brings-frigid-weather-swat
State
Begich announces 2010 Service Academy Nominations

...admission to at least one of the U.S. military service academies. "This is...students Lawrence Perkins for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Alexander...S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and U...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012910/reg_556400288.shtml
regional
Military looks to place quick forces after Libya

WASHINGTON- The U.S. military is determined to position small, quick reaction forces closer...prepare to deploy to a staging base in Europe.The first of those U.S. military units did not actually arrive in the region until well after the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-02-08/military-looks-place-quick-forces-aft
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