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...neck. "(Watching them) keeps you entertained for hours at a time."Welker served a year in Iraq with the Army National Guard in 2005 and said he came home with a major back injury that required surgery in 2012.The Department of Veterans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-07-21
Arts & Entertainment
Man found dead after barn fire

...the fire, however CES spokesperson Brad Nelson said they believe Cooper set the fire. Cooper is a former Air Force National Guard veteran, according to Department of Defense records. He is listed as the owner of the property, according to Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-19/man-found-dead-after-barn-fire
News
What others say: Old enough to know better, do better

...binding age limit to speak of.During World War II, teens as young as 17 were able to enlist, and some state's National Guard units allowed those even younger to serve stateside.In Medieval times, up until the Victorian era, there was no...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-08/what-others-say-old-enough-to-kno
Opinion
Pioneer Potluck: About Alaskan forest fires, part 2

...firebreak. All Betty and I could do was cry. Just as fast as the fire roared through it was gone. The Army and National Guard stayed in tents set up along the trail into the homestead, to take care of any hotspots. They were gone in a couple...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-06-10-6
Food
Adams' family remains positive despite search effort yielding few results

...search and rescue teams, the Kenai and Nikiski Fire Departments, Kenai Peninsula Borough volunteer teams and the National Guard stationed in Kenai. Investigators have used ribbons on trees to mark searched areas and have taken advantage of long...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-11/adams-family-remains-positive-despit
News
Military identifies 17 killed in '52 Alaska crash

...crew members became buried in snow and likely churned beneath the surface of the glacier for decades. The Alaska National Guard discovered the wreckage in June 2012 on Colony Glacier, about 40 miles east of Anchorage.An eight-man Joint POW...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-18/military-identifies-17-killed-in-52-
News
Eyes in the sky: Funny River Fire hightlights potential for unmanned aircraft

...spokesman Terry Anderson said. Anderson worked on the Rim Fire, in California in August 2013, where the California Air National Guard deployed an MQ-1 Predator to help map and provide real time images of the wildfire.Civilian controlled UAV missions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-17/eyes-in-the-sky-funny-river-fire-hig
News
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...The two crews have more than 10 miles of refuge land to cover before they would meet. With the addition of two Air National Guard Black Hawk helicopters to the fleet of firefighting crews Saturday, more than 450 personell are fighting the fire...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/funny-river-wildfire-5-percent-conta
News
Fire continues to grow, spots over Kenai River

...Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team, said Sunday afternoon. He said the fire spotted over about 5 acres. Air National Guard Black Hawk helicopters came to assist crews with aerial bucket work. On the opposite side of the blaze, hotshot...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-25/fire-continues-to-grow-spots-over-ke
News
More to be done on issue of sexual abuse

...Anything? Our current Legislature demonstrated their concern when they did nothing on the Merryn bill. Our Governor has demonstrated his concern by taking four years to investigate credible reports of sexual assault in the National Guard.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-16/more-to-be-done-on-issue-
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