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...Nigeria's military said Wednesday, resulting in a firefight that killed 12 soldiers and led angry troops to fire on a commanding officer.Soldiers said the troops fired at a senior officer who came to pay respects to the killed soldiers, whose bodies...
What others say: Findings of report on Alaska National Guard shock, disappoint

...inherent to the Guard's structure as well as hostile environments that were ignored or in some cases encouraged by commanding officers. The report singled out the Guard's recruiting and retention arm as a particular source of issues, including...
Kenai man faces charges for alleged desertion plot

...felonies. In Alaska, it is illegal to tamper with or remove serial numbers or to possess such items. West's commanding officer issued a deserter warrant on July 3. According to an affidavit filed by West's attorney Kevin Fitzgerald, the...
Nation reflects on 9/11

...We often tell people, it's not just about that one day," said Capt. John Kreitz, the USS New York's commanding officer. "The spirit here is really about what happened the next day and the next day and every day since." Associated...
Kodiak man charged in murder of Coast Guard personal

...investigation, Wells met with Witness B, and the commanding officer and Wells begrudgingly signed a letter of caution in the incident, according to court documents."The commanding officer informed Wells that he no longer trusted Wells...
Coast Guard black hulls meet and lessons learned," said Lt. Jason Haag, commanding officer of the Coast Guard cutter Henry Blake. "It's...Michele Schallip, the Coast Guard cutter Spar's commanding officer. "And the defending biscuit-and-gravy champs...
Young Marines earn a salute

...Ismael, for their exemplary volunteerism in the community and Soldotna area seniors. We would also like to thank Commanding Officer Carol Lasky and Executive Officer Tammy Whitaker for their outstanding leadership, and volunteer Mr. Petrey...
Other groups try to pick up for Red Cross

...peninsula just because their office is closed. "I'm not sure that a lot will change," said Craig Fanning, the commanding officer for the Salvation Army. "I'm not concerned that the services they've been providing will change, they will...
Volunteers help dish up food, community spirit

...Often) it's the first time they've thought about giving their child something for Christmas." Craig Fanning, commanding officer at the Kenai Salvation Army, said the army will work on Christmas baskets and toy drives until Dec. 25 with the...
Helping to pick up the pieces

...larger incident, there would be a place to work out of and be able to respond to needs," he said. Craig Fanning, commanding officer for the Salvation Army, provides client assistance cards similar to a credit card which the Red Cross office in...


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