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
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...
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...
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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...
Sequestration could mean bringing our troops home

...Gov. Sean Parnell's lead by seeking to beef up the U.S. military presence in Alaska. They formally asked the Air Force...effectively creating more business opportunities and jobs. U.S. military spending in Alaska was one of the primary anchors to...
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...
As Ebola evades Europe's defenses, Madrid scrambles to contain the virus 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...
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Budget crunch idles Guard units across US

...mission-capable," he said.The Guards function as reserve armed forces and can be activated by the president for U.S. military action or called out by their governors to help with natural disasters or civil unrest. Ohio Guard members were called...
My Turn: Who are Begich and Sullivan fighting for?

...demanding changes to the U.S. drug war polices there. On Japan's Okinawa Island, 40 percent of the people want the U.S. Military bases closed. And people from the Middle East all the way to Pakistan have made it clear they're sick of America's...
Alaska storm brings frigid weather to swath of US 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...


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