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...saving the man's life."He was able to decrease the blood loss and maintain life until help could arrive," said Master Sgt. Armando Soria, a search and rescue controller with the coordination center. "He provided expert care with limited...
Feeling appreciated

Of all the military appreciation events he has attended during his more than 20-year military career, Master Sgt. Henry Strozier said the Kenai River Wounded Warrior Event makes him the most proud. He feels appreciated. "The community's...
Rolling out the Kenai River for our Wounded Warriors and American Heroes

...airport and that doesn't happen other places, this community really means it when they say thank you," commented Master Sgt. Henry Strozier at the Wounded Warrior banquet following a day of fishing on the river. At this year's event more...
Two rescued after Rainy Pass plane crash

...lodge and learned they had an EMT providing on-scene CPR because one of the victims was unconscious," said Senior Master Sgt. Robert Carte, superintendent, 11th Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. "They also helped clear an area for us...
3 bodies found in wreckage along Iditarod route

...The aircraft searched for about eight hours along the projected flight route, said the center superintendent, Senior Master Sgt. Robert Carte. Smith was an experienced, well equipped pilot, said Kalei Brooks, spokeswoman for the Alaska National...
Medal of Honor recipients visit Juneau station

...fellow Medal of Honor recipients Jay Vargas, 73, a retired United States Marine Corps colonel, and retired Marine Master Sgt. Richard Pittman, 65, to speak to assembled guardsmen. "You don't have to pull a trigger to serve," Pittman...
Eielson personnel deployed in wake of terror attacks

...vehicles. They can also be used in search and rescue operations. A group of F-16 fighters will also be deployed, Master Sgt. John Norgren said. Air Force officials will not say where the personnel are going, how many are leaving, or how...
A long way from home

Air National Guard photo by Seco Master Sgt. Anthony Liberty of Kenai, structures supervisor of the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, frames an interior wall at the training...
Military appreciation forum a huge success

...gave up an entire day to share with us: Army Sgt. Herb Stettler, Navy Chief Petty Officer Robert S. Peterson, Army Master Sgt. Paul Elkins, Marines Capt. Al Parker, Navy SW3 Joe Coup, Army Staff Sgt. Greg Fite, Airborne PFC Glen Johnson...
Styling the cutting edge...RST Custom Knives of Nikiski

Knife maker Roger Totten buffs up a blade at his Nikiski shop. U.S. Army Master Sgt. Roger Stanley Totten and Clara, his wife of 32 years, retired from the Army in 2005 and decided to come north to Alaska. ?Each...


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