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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
In memory of Merrill's Marauder Matsumoto

...he'd done as one of Merrill's Marauders. He was a hero," she said. "I had no idea."He enlisted in the U.S. Military in 1942 while held at an Internment Camp in Arkansas."Dad said he didn't like being in camp. By joining the...


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