•  
  •  
Alaska soldiers train with drones

...over south central Alaska - and the pilots sit in the back of a Humvee. Paratroopers with the 425 Brigade Special Troops Battalion on Thursday trained with a RQ7 Shadow unmanned aircraft system. The remotely operated aircraft are designed to provide reconnaissance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-01/alaska-soldiers-train-with-drones
News

...for know we are serious," Snohomish County Fire District 1 battalion chief Steve Mason said.An American flag had been run up...by rising water.At the debris site Saturday, Mason, the battalion chief, said teams first do a hasty search of any wreckage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jonathan-j-cooper/2014-03-29
Crimeans vote to cede from Ukraine, join Russia

...We will not let them advance further into Ukrainian territory," said Serhiy Kuz, commander of a Ukrainian paratrooper battalion. Despite the threat of sanctions, Putin has vigorously resisted calls to pull back in Crimea. At the United Nations on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-16-2
News
'Veterans of this life'

...God's hands over his battalion, shielding them. God...And no Marine in his battalion died during that initial attack. All other battalions had significant losses...Corps Engineer Support Battalion, and a second tour in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-06-30/veterans-of-this-life
News
What others say: Military spending important to Alaska

...full retirement benefits.The projects that would be funded with passage of the bill include $45 million for an aviation battalion complex and $58 million for an aviation storage hangar at Fort Wainright; $17.2 million for a ballistic missile defense...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-01-26/what-others-say-military-spending
Opinion
Community news and notes

...Training Platoon 3242. Following 10 days home on leave he will report to Camp Pendleton for two months at Infantry Training Battalion, then Military Occupation Specialty School. Private Daniels will be stationed at a Permanent Duty Station following training...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-11-16/community-news-and-notes
Community
Sherman Clayton Smith Jr.

...moved to California and joined the U.S. Marines, serving from 1941 to 1945. He was a member of the 3rd Marine Raider Battalion in the South Pacific. After an honorary discharge, Red attended college at the University of California, Berkley, graduating...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168502084
Former Peninsula resident makes the military grade

...Alpha Company, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, was awarded the title of distinguished...provided by the 49th Missile Defense Battalion, Fort Greely. Thomas is the son of...15, 2010. The 49th Missile Defense Battalion is proud to acknowledge the outstanding...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120510/peo_746106312.shtml
People
Homer WWII veteran honored with others

...served with the U.S. Army 100th/442nd Battalion, a unit of Nisei, or second-generation...Japanese Americans, called the Purple Heart Battalion for the number of soldiers wounded in...Congress honored all members of Nakada's battalion as well as Japanese-Americans who served...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-11-12/homer-wwii-veteran-honored-with-othe
News
On patrol

...Bushon of Soldotna is shown while on foot patrol in Karbala, Iraq. Bushon is a platoon leader in the 2-69 Combined Arms Battalion out of Ft. Benning, Ga. He has 16 soldiers under his command and is responsible for escorting high level U.S. State...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/013110/peo_506921136.shtml
People

CONTACT US

  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

MORRIS ALASKA NEWS