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Air Force Nuclear Unit Fails Inspection

Air Force Nuclear Unit Fails Inspection

The 341st Missile Wing at the Malmstrom Airforce Base in Montana handles one-third of the United States’ land-based nuclear missiles.

USCG Arctic strategy requires more ice breakers

USCG Arctic strategy requires more ice breakers

The number of ships through the Bering Strait grew 118 percent between 2008 and 2012, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

As nations attempt to … more

How the Coast Guard’s ice breaker crushes through 21 feet of solid ice

How the Coast Guard’s ice breaker crushes through 21 feet of solid ice

The Arctic ice cap reached a new low in September 2012.  In just six months last year, 4.5 million square miles of Arctic Ocean ice … more

USCG celebrates 223rd birthday

USCG celebrates 223rd birthday

The U.S. Coast Guard is 223 years old.  The maritime service was created on Aug. 4, 1790 as the Revenue Cutter Service under the U.S. … more

Polar Star to visit Juneau

Polar Star to visit Juneau

The only heavy ice breaker in the Coast Guard’s fleet will be in Juneau this weekend and open for tours.

Tragedy and Courage on the Bering Sea

Tragedy and Courage on the Bering Sea

One of the most riveting stories of disaster and bravery at sea is now a television documentary, being broadcast this week on KTOO’s 360 Northmore

Military explains missile defense failure

Military explains missile defense failure

The new director of the Missile Defense Agency Vice Admiral James Syring called the test an overall failure.

Polar Star headed for Arctic ice trials

Polar Star headed for Arctic ice trials

The United States’ only heavy icebreaker will soon be back in service after a four-year, $90 million renovation.

WATCH: Rep. Tammy Duckworth Dresses Down IRS Contractor

WATCH: Rep. Tammy Duckworth Dresses Down IRS Contractor

Yesterday during a House Oversight Committee hearing, Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), who lost her legs and use of her right arm when she served in Iraq, dressed down an IRS contractor who used his military disability status to receive government contracts reserved for disabled vets.

‘Days Of Rambo Are Over’: Pentagon Details Women’s Move To Combat

‘Days Of Rambo Are Over’: Pentagon Details Women’s Move To Combat

Women in America’s armed services will have new options for what units they can join in coming years, the Pentagon says.