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Special investigator will look into Guard allegations

...Jang said Walker has met with the bureau and been briefed on that process. Walker has not yet named a permanent new adjutant general.During the campaign, Walker raised the possibility of naming a special prosecutor to dig into the Guard scandal...
Senate majority looks to hire ex-military affairs official

...Alaska National Guard and the ouster of the state's adjutant general.Pierre said he did nothing wrong but accepted that...said he initially offered his resignation when the adjutant general, Thomas Katkus, was asked to leave but it was not...
New attorney general to review Guard issues, gay marriage case

...September found that victims lacked confidence in the command structure and led to the ouster of Thomas Katkus as adjutant general.Richards, 39, is the former law partner of Gov. Bill Walker, who defeated Parnell and took office Monday...
Walker fills four more positions

...Parnell sought and received the resignation of his adjutant general the day the report was released.Parnell has said he had narrowed candidates for a new adjutant general, but would let Walker choose his own head of the...
Parnell says serving was honor

...contrasted with an inspector general investigation requested by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski - led to the ouster of adjutant general Thomas Katkus in September. Parnell said he hopes Walker follows the road map laid out by the bureau for restoring...
Parnell replaces Alaska National Guard leaders

...Tuesday, Parnell said he followed up with then-Adjutant General Thomas Katkus and Guard leadership on every allegation...27 applicants - including Bridges - to be the new adjutant general. The panel will send names of finalists to Parnell...
Alaska National Guard officers fired, rehired

...rescinded the action Friday.Both had applied to be adjutant general, the top position in the Alaska National Guard...the resignation of Maj. Gen. Thomas Katkus, the adjutant general, and McHugh Pierre, his top civilian aide and the...
What others say: Findings of report on Alaska National Guard shock, disappoint

...Thursday's conference, Gov. Parnell told reporters he had asked for and received the resignation of the Guard's Adjutant General Thomas Katkus. But he was right - the widespread issues plaguing the Guard between 2007 and 2011 had gone too long...

...Chugach Range. Yuri graduated from UAA with a B.A. in History, and is an Active Duty branch detail from the Adjutant General's Corps to Infantry. After completing the Infantry Basic Officer Leadership Course, Ranger and Airborne schools...
The last of the 'Greatest Generation' pass into memory with the 59th observance of Veterans Day

...but was not given them. "The paperwork fell through the cracks," said Brig. Gen. Leon M. Bridges, assistant adjutant general of the Alaska Army National Guard. Bridges said that the government has found that some of the service members due...


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