Abandoned Alaska: Once a thriving naval base, now an Adak ghost town

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ADAK, Alaska (KTUU) - The military has had a presence in Alaska since before statehood. While investments in military infrastructure, personnel and equipment have caused major growth to Alaska's economy, what happens when bases become obsolete? Channel 2's Nikki Carvajal and photojournalist Albert Lutan traveled to Adak, a remote island on the Aleutian chain, to see what's left of a once heavily populated navy base.



 
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