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‘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.

Ferry off course? Nope, it’s a medevac.

Ferry off course? Nope, it’s a medevac.

Some Thane and Douglas Island residents saw an unusual sight Thursday night: The ferry Matanuska sailing up Gastineau Channel.

Soldier Accused In Afghan Shooting Rampage To Plead Guilty

Soldier Accused In Afghan Shooting Rampage To Plead Guilty

Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, charged with the murder of 16 Afghan villagers in one of the worst atrocities of the American-led war in that country, will plead guilty as part of a deal to avoid the death penalty, his attorney told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

For Ailing Vets In Rural Areas, Telemedicine Can Be The Cure

For Ailing Vets In Rural Areas, Telemedicine Can Be The Cure

“Telemedicine” happens over a secure computer connection between the big VA hospital in Anchorage and hundreds of small clinics across Alaska.

Searching For Veterans On Alaska’s Remote Edges

Searching For Veterans On Alaska’s Remote Edges

The VA’s assistant secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs visited Alaska recently to look at what challenges rural veterans face in getting benefits, but it turns out that just finding them can be a challenge.

Juneau observes Memorial Day

Juneau observes Memorial Day

Small American flags and flowers decorate Juneau grave sites as families and friends observe Memorial Day at two locations in Juneau.

Juneau to observe Memorial Day

Juneau to observe Memorial Day

Memorial Day observances will start at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in downtown Juneau and at the Alaska Memorial Park on Riverside Drive in Mendenhall Valley.

Group of Alaska Air National Guardsmen first to reach top of Denali this year

Group of Alaska Air National Guardsmen first to reach top of Denali this year

Five members of Alaska’s Air National Guard reached to the top of Mount McKinley in Denali National Park on May 9.

Vietnam POW urges students to rely on ‘parachute packers’

Vietnam POW urges students to rely on ‘parachute packers’

Navy Capt. Charlie Plumb (Ret.) was the last speaker for this year’s Pillars of America series

Decades late, Alaska’s first governor gets his discharge papers

Decades late, Alaska’s first governor gets his discharge papers

Alaska Territorial Guard members never received formal discharge papers from the United States government, including some well-known Alaskans.