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Parnell replaces Alaska National Guard leaders

ANCHORAGE (AP) - Three leaders of the Alaska National Guard were removed from their positions in the wake of investigations of sexual abuse and other allegations of misconduct within the...
Failure of leadership in Alaska National Guard

I recently read with disgust the Anchorage Press article on the Alaska National Guard Sexual Assault scandal (The Three Headed Monster, Oct 15, 2014). While the allegations against the three recruiters are truly...
What others say: State should revisit, debate strengthening Public Records Act

...86 days to deny a request by the Alaska Public Radio Network for email communications related to the developing Alaska National Guard scandal. Despite the relatively focused nature of the request, the 10-day statutory limit for approval or denial...
Alaska National Guard officers fired, rehired

...The acting commander of the Alaska National Guard fired two high-ranking officers...the top position in the Alaska National Guard. Bridges has also applied...development for the troubled Alaska National Guard. After allegations of sexual...
What others say: Governor's denial of information request thwarts public's right to know

Problems with harassment, sexual assault, fraud and other issues within the Alaska National Guard are serious business. The scathing report from the National Guard Bureau, the removal of Adjutant Gen. Thomas Katkus and Deputy...
Family grateful for searchers' efforts

...thank everyone involved in the search for Leif, who was lost at sea on September 9, 2014. Special thanks to the Alaska National Guard, who had 2 helicopters flying day and night; the U.S. Coast Guard, who had the Coast Guard Cutter and aircraft...
Parnell's office denies National Guard records has denied a media request to obtain records showing how the office handled complaints of sexual abuse in the Alaska National Guard. The Alaska Public Radio Network reports it took 86 working days to deny its request for the records. Under Alaska...
Military and veterans affairs official resigns

...commissioner.The move comes a few weeks after Alaska National Guard Adjutant Gen. Maj. Thomas Katkus resigned. He...allegations of fraud and sexual assaults in the Alaska National Guard.Pierre directed all questions to the governor's...
People speaking out against domestic violence

...principals in our Governor Parnell-General Katkus-Alaska National Guard sexual assault scandal the principals in Rice's...Parnell ignoring the reports of sexual abuses in the Alaska National Guard is unacceptable. The time for change is long overdue...
What others say: Findings of report on Alaska National Guard shock, disappoint

...of a federal investigation into misconduct in the Alaska National Guard. The report's findings were damning: it found...the end of the reporting on misdeeds within the Alaska National Guard. Based on their report's findings, the bureau...


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