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What others say: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...established before 1977, Native corporation selections, the Annette Island Reserve, and land controlled by the Department of Defense or the Alaska Power Administration."By an overwhelming 137,633 to 50,791 vote, Alaskans said yes, the...
Astronaut's visit excites Ketchikan students

...fishermen and recreationists are out there able to do it safely and securely."Alaska is remote, and from the Department of Defense standpoint, when we talk about the morale programming, Alaska doesn't get a ton of it due to its remote nature...
Alaska boats link in giant flotilla to protest military plan

...debris. One boat sported a sign that read "our livelihood is not a game.""We're defending our fish from the Department of Defense," said Stolarcyk. "We find no proof that they can conduct these trainings without significant environmental...
What others say: Good military news for Alaska's interior

...strong contention as a destination, but the panoply of assets already in place or on their way here means the Department of Defense needs to make sure that there's room for additional units before making a commitment. As a community with strong...
What others say: Defend the Coast Guard

...the U.S. government since the creation of the Department of Defense. As part of the Homeland Security Act, authority...should the Coast Guard go? It belongs in the Department of Defense.Under the Defense Department, the Coast Guard...
Rocket with Army weapon explodes after launch

...after taking off from a launch pad in Alaska, the Department of Defense said. The rocket carrying the Advanced Hypersonic...Schumann said. "It's a concept that will allow the Department of Defense to engage any target anywhere in the world in less...
Adams' family remains positive despite search effort yielding few results

...their investigation, little is known about Jividen before he moved to Alaska from West Virginia. According to Department of Defense data, Jividen served in the United States Air Force from May 1997 to May 2001. Lanell Adams said Jividen and...
Murkowski hopeful that Eielson will house new jets area military bases.The Fairbanks Economic Development Corp. estimates the F-35s would create 3,042 Department of Defense jobs at Eielson, adding $379 million in payroll. FEDC President Jim Dodson said it would be tough to make room...
What others say: Avoiding an in-state fight over F-35s is essential

...Eielson mean to our economy? The Fairbanks Economic Development Corp. estimates it would directly create 3,042 Department of Defense jobs at Eielson. That would more than double the base's present work force of 2,950. Those jobs would bring...
What other's say: Stalemate between parties prevents progress lobbyists whose primary interest is not American defense but how they can profit from doing business with the Department of Defense.Gates' efforts to enhance efficiency and lower costs were hampered by the demands of these legislators, whose...


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