“Stand Down” events are designed to provide services to veterans, especially homeless vets and vets in need. The Juneau event will feature information about VA services, as well as thirteen local nonprofits and Native groups.
Dutton publishing company has announced an upcoming book written by a former Navy SEAL involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Turns out, the SEAL is from Alaska. Fox News revealed his identity Thursday, but got certain details about him wrong.
About 50 paratroopers are expected to return to Alaska late Wednesday evening from nearly a year’s deployment in the eastern provinces of Afghanistan.
The high-seas driftnetter the U.S. Coast Guard chased across the North Pacific Ocean has been turned over to Chinese Fishery Law Enforcement.
A Coast Guard cutter is off the coast of Japan, pursuing prosecution of an unregistered fishing vessel suspected of catching 40 tons of fish with an illegal high seas driftnet.
Nearly two years after the death of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, a Senate panel has recommended that a Navy warship be named in his honor.
Monday is National Guard Day in Alaska.
Officials are investigating the crash of a U.S. F-16 fighter jet that went down in the Pacific after taking off from a base in Japan. The pilot ejected and was rescued after six hours in the water.
The annual Buoy Tender Olympics got off to an early start Wednesday morning on Juneau’s downtown waterfront with a chain pull, swimming relay in Gastineau Channel, the tug of war, and welding and crane-operating competitions.
The Coast Guard is launching a temporary base in Barrow in a response to increased Arctic shipping.