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Department of Defense releases Arctic Strategy

Department of Defense releases Arctic StrategyThe Department of Defense released a 16 page Arctic Strategy document on Friday.

JBER soldier receives Soldier’s Medal

JBER soldier receives Soldier’s MedalA JBER soldier was awarded the highest military honor for an act of heroism in a non-war setting today.

Tlingit code talkers receive recognition

Tlingit code talkers receive recognitionUntil recently, no one knew that Tlingits from Southeast Alaska also served as code talkers.

Wanamaker represents Juneau at USS Juneau memorial dedication in New Jersey

Wanamaker represents Juneau at USS Juneau memorial dedication in New JerseyA county government building in New Jersey was dedicated Wednesday to the USS Juneau, 71 years to the day the Navy ship was sunk in the Battle of Guadalcanal.

Murkowski says sequestration jeopardizing national defense

Murkowski says sequestration jeopardizing national defenseThe country could face a second round of automatic budget cuts if Congress can’t agree on a spending plan by year’s end.

Hundreds Attend Funeral Of WWII Veteran They Didn’t Know

Hundreds Attend Funeral Of WWII Veteran They Didn’t KnowWhether you know it as Veterans Day here in the U.S. or as Remembrance Day in Commonwealth countries, we think you'll agree that something remarkable happened on this Nov. 11 in England.

Veterans Day observed in Juneau

Veterans Day observed in JuneauVeterans, and their family and friends honor those who've served

Measure to combat sexual assault would limit military commanders’ power

Measure to combat sexual assault would limit military commanders’ powerA group of U.S. senators, including Alaska’s Lisa Murkowski, is pressing to strip military commanders of the authority to decide how to handle accusations of rape within their units.

Soaring Personnel Costs Threaten Readiness, Hagel Warns

Soaring Personnel Costs Threaten Readiness, Hagel WarnsHealth care and retirement costs that already account for a large part of the U.S. military's budget and are on a path to go even higher could leave the nation with "a military that's heavily compensated, but probably a force that's not capable and not ready," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel tells NPR.

Alaska National Guard responds to allegations of sexual assault

Alaska National Guard responds to allegations of sexual assaultBrigadier General Mike Bridges, the Commander of the Alaska National Guard says there have been nearly more than two dozen alleged cases of sexual assault since 2009.