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The Associated PressThe head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency says that the Obama administration has discussed declassifying key data on U.S. missile defense in order to provide it to Russia. The administration has been exploring how to ease Russian concerns that the U.S....
Channel 2 NewsOn Friday, the leaders of U.S. Army Alaska held a listening session in a classroom at the UAA Fine Arts building. They listened to those who feared the effects of the military's 2011 Budget Control Act, which will reduce the total number of soldiers...
Channel 2 NewsSTORY UPDATED AT 9:44 p.m. 4/15/13: A Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson Army military policeman will spend 16 years behind bars for charges related to a series of crimes including attempted espionage. 24-year-old Spc. William Millay, of Owensboro, Ky.,...
Channel 2 NewsJoint Base Elmendord-Richardson officials say a sentencing hearing will be held Monday for a military policeman who has pleaded guilty to charges of attempted espionage. According to a JBER statement Thursday, Army Spc. William Colton Millay, 24,...
Channel 2 NewsWith the U.S. military ramping up its presence in the Pacific due to North Korean threats of a nuclear attack, Pentagon officials say Alaska's Fort Greely and its missile interceptors are part of that effort. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says...
Channel 2 NewsThe Pentagon announced on Friday plans to strengthen its missile defense system with Ft. Greely on deck to see a significant increase due to the potential threats from North Korea. Alaska’s D.C. delegation, Rep. Don Young and Sens. Mark Begich...
The Associated PressThe Obama administration has decided to add 14 interceptors on the West Coast to the U.S.-based missile defense system. Defense officials confirm the move, saying it's in response to recent threats from North Korea to attack the U.S. with nuclear...
Channel 2 NewsA state Senate bill proposed Monday would deny any state assistance to federal officers attempting to infringe upon Alaskans’ Second Amendment rights, unlawfully detain them or exercise a variety of federal powers signed into law since the 9/11...
Channel 2 NewsThe Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act Tuesday with a number of amendments affecting Alaska, including a one-year delay in the planned transfer of an F-16 fighter squadron from Eielson Air Force in Fairbanks to Anchorage. Sen. Lisa...
Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. House passed a conference version Thursday of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2013, containing a number of amendments affecting Alaska’s military forces made by the state’s congressional delegation. Rep. Don...
Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Senate has passed a defense funding bill one day after the House did so, sending several provisions that affect Alaska’s military forces to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich’s...
Channel 2 NewsJoint Base Elmendorf-Richardson officials say Anchorage police have arrested a person of interest and located the pickup truck used in Saturday morning's gate-crashing incident, which was driven onto the base by a white male and subsequently fired on by...
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