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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.

Navy Launches Its First Drone Squadron

Navy Launches Its First Drone Squadron

The U.S. Navy is inaugurating its first squadron that mixes advanced unmanned drones with conventional aircraft.

Coast Guard helps deploy seismic sensors

Coast Guard helps deploy seismic sensors

The U.S. Coast Guard recently helped placed seismic sensors along a fault near Craig in southeast Alaska.

Soldier dies nearly 3 months after hit by truck

Army officials say a Fort Wainwright soldier from Texas who was struck by a log-hauling truck near Salcha has died of his injuries almost three months later.

US soldier in Alaska apologizes in espionage case

An Alaska-based soldier who has admitted to attempted espionage says he’s sorry for his actions.

North Korea May Have A Nuclear Warhead To Put On A Missile, Says Pentagon

North Korea May Have A Nuclear Warhead To Put On A Missile, Says Pentagon

The Pentagon’s intelligence arm has “moderate confidence” that North Korea may have developed the technology to create nuclear weapons that are small enough to fit on a long-range missile.

‘Very High’ Chance North Korea Will Soon Test Fire Missile

‘Very High’ Chance North Korea Will Soon Test Fire Missile

North Korea’s next provocative move — the test firing of a medium-range ballistic missile — could happen at any moment, according to South Korean officials.

Eielson F-16s grounded by budget cuts

Eielson F-16s grounded by budget cuts

The Air Force has grounded the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base due to federal budget restrictions.