A Defense Department spokesman said three cities are under consideration for housing the Ted Stevens Center: Anchorage, Colorado Springs and Washington, D.C.
A new government report is flagging more problems with the new generation of fighter jets scheduled to come to Alaska.
The move comes after President Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border in February, saying his executive powers allowed him to shift the funds.
Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young wants to know why Americans are still fighting in Afghanistan. He has co-sponsored a bill that would end funding for the war in a year, unless the president and Congress affirm the need for it.
Anchorage Democrat state Rep. Chris Tuck has introduced House Bill 2, which would allow private employers to openly use a veteran hire preference if they choose to. “Employers know that when military people are discharged, they come with some great skills and abilities through their training,” Tuck said.
Elite specialists in mountaineering, skiing, and Arctic survival came to the Northern Warfare Training Center near Fairbanks to learn new techniques for fighting in terrain that can itself be a weapon against troops.
An Army Inspector General found no fault with how the Alaska National Guard handled reports of sexual assault and harassment.
Until recently, no one knew that Tlingits from Southeast Alaska also served as code talkers.