On Tuesday, they conducted their fifth medevac of crewmen from floating processors in the Bering Sea.
The U.S. House voted Tuesday to restore a cut to the cost-of-living-allowance for retirees, and the Senate Monday voted to move forward with a bill to do the same.
Veterans and military members in Alaska and around the country have been outraged at Congress since December, when lawmakers passed a budget that would trim their retirement benefits, starting in 2015.
The U.S. Navy is seeking comments on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement that will update the Navy’s Northwest military training and testing activities, including the Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility in Behm Canal near Ketchikan.
Dr. Maynard Miller was 93 years old
Alaska will lose about 400 soldiers from U.S. Army Alaska operations and the announcement is being portrayed as good news from military officials in the state.
Most of the federal dollars spent in Alaska are related to the military.
The planes are C-23 Sherpas and they are beloved by National Guardsmen around the country who flew them. The twin-engine Sherpa looks like a flying box and can hold more than 20 paratroopers.
The Department of Defense released a 16 page Arctic Strategy document on Friday.
A JBER soldier was awarded the highest military honor for an act of heroism in a non-war setting today.