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What others say: Good military news for Alaska's interior

...along with the F-16 Aggressor Squadron and two squadrons of F-35 fighter jets likely to be placed at Eielson Air Force Base, will greatly expand the role of the Interior in that strategy.The placement of the Apaches is a win-win for the...
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...Marva Lou Traxler of Gallatin, Tennessee.On March 12, AB Karly Thompson graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. She is an Honor Graduate, maintaining above 90 percent in all categories of the training...
Kenai's Annika Oren chosen as Alaska's Youth of the Year

...children of military personnel to represent Alaska as the Military Youth of the Year was MiKaila Alexander from Eielson Air Force Base. Both Alexander's parents have served in the U.S. Air Force, "The nightmares when I was little that something...
Youth of the Year award chosen

...children of military personnel, which will bring competitors from Fort Wainwright Army Base and Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force Bases.In addition to a speech, judges will evaluate the candidates through 15 minute interviews, three previously-submitted...

...the rebels deny.Over the past several weeks, Houthi rebels overran the presidential palace, military camps and air force bases and occupied security and intelligence offices in the capital, Sanaa.It's unclear how the Houthis' takeover would...
Military chaplain installed as Catholic bishop

...last month named the 50-year-old Zielinksi to the position. He had been the active-duty chaplain at Eielson Air Force Base and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2011.The Most Rev. Carlo Vigano, the Pope's representative in the United States...
Stanley F. Thompson

...Harvard with an honors degree in Geology. He worked for a time as a Soils Engineer for the Corps of Engineers at Ladd Air Force Base out of Fairbanks where he met Donnis. who later became his wife.He fished a beach site on Salamatof Beach on the east...
Donald Stanley Koberstein

...was a 32 degree Mason from Deadwood Lodge in Deadwood, South Dakota. In 1968 Don was transferred to Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Don learned to scuba dive and the boys loved to watch their Dad bring his catch of abalone and fish ashore...
Military identifies 17 killed in '52 Alaska crash

...happy for the families that are bringing their servicemen home."The plane from McChord Air Force Base, Washington, was headed to Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage when it went down with 52 crew members and passengers aboard.Efforts to reach...
What others say: Selection of preferred F-35 site great news

...residents have seen all year. After a lengthy selection process, the Air Force announced it has picked Eielson Air Force Base as the preferred location for two squadrons of its next-generation F-35 fighter jets. It's a decision that has...


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