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Ex-acting adjutant general to retire from National Guard

JUNEAU - Brig. Gen. Leon "Mike" Bridges, who served as acting adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard after the ouster of a former leader, plans to retire on May 1 after he was not chosen to permanently take over the job.Gov...
Alaska lawmakers will scrutinize budget, pot and Medicaid

...seats.Questions about the state's handling of sexual assault and other allegations of misconduct within the Alaska National Guard overshadowed last year's gubernatorial race. The Walker administration plans to hire a special investigator...
Collins named special investigator for National Guard claims

...judge to serve as a special investigator to look into allegations of sexual assault and other misconduct within the Alaska National Guard.Patricia Collins is expected to look at each allegation that has been made and determine if it was adequately...
Walker calls on Alaskans to pull together

...announce a special investigator on Thursday to look into allegations of sexual assault and other misconduct within the Alaska National Guard.Walker said it's time to complete the work that lawmakers began on the gas line. Under his administration...
Legislator seeks delay in marijuana-concentrates regulations

...Democratic Leader Chris Tuck of Anchorage, related to the reporting and handling of sexual assault cases in the Alaska National Guard.-SB 12, from Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, calling for minimum paid sick leave for employees of...
Special investigator will look into Guard allegations

...the process of hiring a special investigator to look into the handling of sexual assault complaints within the Alaska National Guard, Department of Law spokeswoman Cori Mills said Monday.Attorney General Craig Richards is vetting five candidates...

...Responders say Alaska Air National Guard members rescued a hunter who became lost in the Minto Flats Game Refuge.Alaska National Guard officials say the man was rescued uninjured on Monday. His name was not disclosed.The man was hunting with others...
Volunteers bring Santa to remote Alaska village

...anyone living 25 miles south of the Arctic Circle would want the cold treat.The Operation Santa Program and the Alaska National Guard brought toys and other gifts to Shishmaref during the Saturday visit. It's the 58th year the program has brought...
What others say: Parnell did well

...the state's epidemic of domestic violence and sexual assault. Ironically, sexual abuse scandals within the Alaska National Guard, which reports ultimately to the governor's office, tarnished the governor during the gubernatorial election...
New attorney general to review Guard issues, gay marriage case

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's new attorney general said he will review issues related to the Alaska National Guard, including ensuring that proper prosecutions were brought for wrongful behavior.Craig Richards said part of...


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