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Parnell speaks with Alaska National Guardsmen in closed JBER meeting

Parnell dismisses 3 high-level Alaska National Guard officers

Gov. Sean Parnell made three high-level personnel changes in the Alaska National Guard Monday, including formally dismissing an officer who had been previously asked to resign.

Parnell speaks with Alaska National Guardsmen in closed JBER meeting

Parnell speaks with Alaska National Guardsmen in closed JBER meeting

Gov. Sean Parnell met with Alaska National Guard members in a town-hall meeting on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Sunday, in the wake of sexual assault allegations that have rocked the force’s leadership in recent weeks.

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Report outlines allegations of rape, unchecked misconduct in National Guard recruiting office

A secret investigator’s report recently made public reveals a series of alcohol-fueled sexual assaults, extramarital affairs and predatory behavior within the Recruiting and Retention Battalion of the Alaska National Guard.

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National Guard sexual assault and fraud investigations: group says Parnell is not doing enough

When it comes to the handling of the Alaska National Guard's sexual assault and fraud investigations, an Alaskan women's group is accusing Gov. Sean Parnell of holding back.

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National Guard whistle-blower said he warned of illegal activities years before federal report

A former Alaska National Guard member said he blew the whistle to his chain of command more than seven years before the federal Department of Defense's Office of Complex Investigations issued a report in September detailing allegations of sexual assault, abuse of power and cover-ups.

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Don Young defends former rival, Parnell, on National Guard allegations

U.S. Don Young and Gov. Sean Parnel may be former Republican primary opponents, but the 21-term Congressman was eager to defend the governor today against critics who say Parnell ignored a simmering scandal within the Alaska National Guard. 

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Governor: More resignations likely in National Guard scandal

More fallout Thursday from a sexual assault scandal that has rocked Alaska's National Guard.

That booming sound on JBER? It’s how soldiers practice bomb disposal

Meet the soldiers tasked with destroying dangerous bombs and explosives here and overseas. And cover your ears: The 716th Explosive Ordinance Disposal Company will continue training from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday.  

Former Alaska drill sergeant pleads guilty to sex assaults

A Missouri drill sergeant charged with sexually assaulting eight female soldiers pleaded guilty Monday to three charges at the outset of his court-martial. Most of the allegations involved women at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, but some involved women in Afghanistan and Fort Richardson.

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Under review, funding at risk for Kodiak missile launch pad

The state-owned Kodiak Launch Complex is moving forward with the regulatory groundwork for an additional rocket launch pad, but with each passing year the project faces more pressure to prove it can bring in revenue. 

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