Army in Alaska

My Month With the Royal Canadian Navy

Story by PO2 Travis Litke on 10/27/2017 I recently had the opportunity to sail with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) for Operation Limpid, which is an annual patrol of the Arctic Ocean and Canada's Northwest Territories. The group of ships I deployed with was comprised of several marine coastal defense
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The military in Alaska helps mark 150 years since territory transfer

Story by SGT David Bedard on 10/24/2017 Critics called the United States' decision to purchase Alaska from Russia "Seward's folly," naming the perceived blunder after the champion of the deal, Secretary of State William H. Seward. The 1867 Alaska Treaty of Cession was signed with Russia March 30, 1867, the
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An evolution of change

Story by SrA Javier Alvarez on 10/24/2017 Army Air Corps Staff Sgt. Leslie Edwards braced himself against the roaring might of an F-22 Raptor as nearly 70,000 pounds of thrust threatened to rip his signature red-and-black Tuskegee Airmen cap from atop his head a dramatic change from the propeller aircraft
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PMEL precision puts jets in the sky, bombs on target

Story by SrA Curtis Beach on 10/24/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska From torque wrenches and spectrum analyzers to pressure gauges and missile guidance control systems, the 3rd Maintenance Squadron precision measurement equipment laboratory supports approximately 18,000 different articles of equipment for nearly 300 different agencies on and off Joint Base
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Onward to Opportunity Graduates Inaugural Class In Navy Region Northwest

Story by PO2 Wyatt Anthony on 10/20/2017 BREMERTON, Wash. (Oct. 19, 2017) Onward to Opportunity (O2O) graduated its inaugural Navy Region Northwest (NRNW) class, Thursday, Oct. 19 at Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton. NRNW launched the O2O program in September of this year because of an observed gap in training for
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Team Alaska performs despite oppressive heat, humidity

Story by Mary M. Rall on 10/18/2017 By Mary M. Rall U.S. Army Alaska Public Affairs WASHINGTON, D.C. Alaskan service members demonstrated their readiness to perform by finishing the 33rd Annual Army Ten-Miler under extreme weather conditions Oct. 8 in Washington, D.C. The Fort Wainwright and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Soldier
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