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...This is an exceptionally difficult time for the friends and family of the missing pilot and the Navy community," Rear Admiral Christopher Grady said.The two F/A-18C Hornets collided in midair about 5:40 p.m. local time about 250 miles west...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-09-13
Former Coast Guard chief tapped as Arctic diplomat

WASHINGTON - A retired Coast Guard admiral was named Wednesday as the first U.S. special representative for Arctic issues, overseeing American policy in the icy region...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-16/former-coast-guard-chief-tapped-as-a
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New housing to ease Coast Guard housing shortage

...ground for a new Coast Guard Base Kodiak housing facility.Vice Admiral Charles Ray, the commander of the Coast Guard Pacific Area...manager, joined in shoveling the dirt earlier this month.Admiral Paul Zukunft, the commandant of the entire Coast Guard, was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-24/new-housing-to-ease-coast-guard-hous
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Alaska Unhinged: Spit overload

...House Armed Services Committee meeting held on 25 March 2010, Representative Hank Johnson from Lithonia, Georgia, questioned Admiral Robert Willard, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, about a proposal to move 8,000 Marines from the Japanese island...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-07-12/alaska-unhinged-spit-overload
Community
Obama's insincere war

...to Gates, the president was "deeply suspicious" of senior military officers and "considered time spent with generals and admirals an obligation."Gates still says the president got the big decisions right, so what difference does his sincerity or lack...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-01-12/obamas-insincere-war
Opinion
Abel takes control of Alaska Coast Guard

...Coast Guard District will now be under the command of Rear Admiral Daniel Abel, who is transferring to Alaska from Boston where...mission," he added. The district's outgoing commander, Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, is heading to Washington, D.C., where...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-14/abel-takes-control-of-alaska-coast-g
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...sailors, marines, ships and aircraft.Kirby said the Pentagon was canceling the June visit of U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Harry Harris to Thailand and is withdrawing the invitation to the commander general of the Royal Thai Armed Forces to visit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-05-24
Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood

...insider-attack scenario to their training and strengthening ties to local law enforcement, according to Peter Daly, a vice admiral who retired from the Navy in 2011. The military also joined an FBI intelligence-sharing program aimed at identifying terror...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-02/gunman-kills-3-wounds-16-at-fort-hoo
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Sitka commander was prepared to drop charges

...allegations against the co-pilot in a fatal helicopter crash be dropped, but those plans were trumped by the new Coast Guard admiral in Alaska. Cmdr. William Cameron testified Thursday in a hearing to help determine whether Lt. Lance Leone should face a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-12-08/sitka-commander-was-prepared-to-drop
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Homer pilot recognized for role in 2011 Nome fuel delivery

...ice experience led to a change of captains on the Healy enroute with the arrival of Jeffrey Garrett, a retired Coast Guard admiral with experience in Alaska, Antarctica and the Great Lakes.While Garay considers Shestakov "the unsung hero" for putting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-26/homer-pilot-recognized-for-role-in-2
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