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Guard members sue federal government for privacy breach

Four Alaska National Guard members have sued the U.S. Army, saying their privacy was violated when classified military documents were leaked. They are now on the hunt for the sources of the leaks.

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Military recruiters return to Mat-Su, but not Anchorage schools

School districts in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Borough have taken diverging courses on whether to allow the return of military recruiters to their campuses, after meetings with recruiters held by their superintendents this week.

Army Numbers to Shrink, but Not at Fort Wainwright

Alaska-based soldier's court-martial set on murder, rape charges

A Fort Wainwright soldier will undergo a Washington court-martial starting Monday in the April death of his 3-year-old son, with military prosecutors also alleging that he raped his wife.

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Alaska veterans getting help they need

Hundreds of veterans living in Alaska got a hot meal and set of warm winter clothes for free at the 2014 Stand Down event.

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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