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Wildfire watching: Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in

...more quickly."Paul Petersen, BLM's acting state fire management officer for Nevada, said the cameras provide incident commanders better intelligence when allocating air tankers and other precious resources, especially when stretched thin during peak...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-26/wildfire-watching-rangers-in-towers-
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Op-ed: Obama, you're no Ronald Reagan

...modern scourge.David French, writing on National Review.com, refers to a report by Col. (ret.) Richard Kemp, former commander of British Special Forces in Afghanistan, and Maj. (ret.) Chris Driver-Williams, former UK Special Forces, highlighted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-25/op-ed-obama-youre-no-ronald-reaga
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Voices of Alaska: National Guard focused on restoring trust

...Through this past legislative session we made important progress toward updating an Alaska Code of Military Justice that gives commanders the tools to maintain a disciplined military force. We owe thanks to Representatives Gabrielle LeDoux and Chris Tuck in particular...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-18/voices-of-alaska-national-guard-f
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Cooper Landing fires slow

...additional teams arrived from out of state as well. Oversight of the firefighting will be passed from the current incident commanders to the Oregon team on Friday. "Our main focus for (Thursday was) getting our crews in place," Spargo said. A pair of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-18-2
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Update: Cooper Landing fires hold steady

...additional teams arrived from out of state as well. Oversight of the firefighting will be passed from the current incident commanders to the Oregon team on Friday.A pair of Alaska Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopters dropped water on the Stetson Creek...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-22/update-cooper-landing-fires-hold-ste
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[Update] Cooper Landing fires nearly contained

...additional teams arrived from out of state as well. Oversight of the firefighting will be passed from the current incident commanders to the Oregon team on Friday. A pair of Alaska Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopters dropped water on the Stetson Creek...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-17/update-cooper-landing-fires-hold-ste
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[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...of the fire transitioned to Incident Commander Bob Allbee and his team, Anderson said...more resources on the way. Incident Commander Bob Allbee, of Washington, will take...directions. The new crew and incident commander, Bob Allbee, of Washtington, were eased...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/update-card-street-fire-crews-reach-
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Progress made on Card Street fire

...growth yesterday, and I'm not sure we're going to have any fire growth today," said the response team's incident commander Bob Allbee. The current size of the fire is 7,657 acres. Stewart Turner, the command team's fire behavior analyst...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-21/card-street-fire-not-growing
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Card Street fire operations winding down

...removed to construct the fire breaks. It's just a matter of how the work progresses." Alexandrou said the fire's incident commander predicts the crew will be done repairing the fire's bulldozer lines by Friday. As of Monday, the Card Street fire had...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-06/card-street-fire-nears-its-end
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Searchers comb Alaska glacier for GIs killed in 1950s crash

...to the family members of the service members that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for their nation," U.S. Navy Lt. Commander Paul Cocker said.The C-124 Globemaster was heading from McChord Air Force Base in Washington state to Elmendorf Air Force...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/searchers-comb-alaska-glacier-for-gi
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