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Here goes the cavalry

...brigade transforms into the 297th Infantry Battalion. Captain Jason Caldwell, the 297th...unit, which was then the 207th Infantry Battalion, underwent a change in the opposite...cavalry... and stand up the new infantry battalion is to closely align soldiers so they...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-12/here-goes-the-cavalry
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'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

...reported sustained explosions outside the city and a volunteer battalion of Ukrainian fighters says Grad rockets were fired at its...retain defensive lines against the rebels.The volunteer Azov Battalion said on Facebook that their positions were hit by Grad rockets...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jim-heintz/2014-09-06
What others say: Military Black Hawks will provide much-needed emergency support

...helicopters are part of Fort Wainwright's Company C, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment. They deployed to Iraq in 2008 and...small plane crashes. That program ended in Alaska when the battalion deployed overseas in 2008.Since then, the Interior has...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-01/what-others-say-military-black-ha
Opinion
Community News and Notes

...leadership.Michael Vasquez from Kenai, serving with the Company F (Forward Support Company Infantry), 427th Brigade Support Battalion is promoted to the rank of Specialist. Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-03-06/community-news-and-notes
Community
Sullivan opens new office in Kenai, appoints Soldotna woman as director

...That was part of negotiating the job and here's what I told the Senator 'If he gives up his boys and guns and his marine battalion, I'll give up my girls and guns. So guess what? I got to keep them," she said. "It works out beautifully ... the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-10/sullivan-opens-new-office-in-kenai-a
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Leon Wilson Van Sickle

...then Col. Puller and from then on were known as the Puller Patrol, which some may remember. At the end of the war, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines were set to return home. Instead they were shipped to Tientsin, China to accept the surrender of the Northern...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174884373
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
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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
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