The Air Force has grounded the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base due to federal budget restrictions.
Forty-one years ago, a Kodiak-bound fishing boat out of Mobile, Alabama, disappeared without a trace, taking all hands with it. Now the Coast Guard says the fishing vessel Katmai has been found.
The U.S. military is making no secret about a training flight by a pair of nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers from a base in the American Midwest to the Korean Peninsula — what’s being described as an “extended deterrence mission.”
Alaska’s warning communications system will be tested as part of Tsunami Preparedness Week.
The responsibility for counterterrorism operations involving unmanned drones could soon begin shifting from the CIA to the Pentagon as part of Obama administration efforts to mollify critics who say the program lacks transparency
According to the Pentagon’s own research, more than 1 in 4 women who join the military will be sexually assaulted during their careers.
Federal spending cuts known as sequestration will have less of an impact on the Coast Guard in Alaska than elsewhere in the country. That’s the word from Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, who is in charge of the Coast Guard’s District 17, which encompasses the entire state.
Today, as the Pentagon decides how to remove the combat exclusion, women still have trouble getting fully recognized for what they’ve achieved at war.
The Pentagon says it will spend $1 billion to add 14 interceptors to an Alaska-based missile defense system.
The Naval Academy says five midshipmen are heading to northern Alaska to study changing sea ice levels.