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Channel 2 NewsArmy Col. Matt McFarlane took over Wednesday as the new commander of the Anchorage-based 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division in a ceremony held on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. McFarlane has served in the Army since 1992. most recently...
Tags: Afghanistan, Armed Forces
Channel 2 NewsThis year Navy SEALs are celebrating their 50th anniversary as part of the U.S. military -- but as one former SEAL tells Channel 2, the release of the book "No Easy Day," an autobiographical account of the May 2010 raid that killed Osama bin Laden, is...
Tags: U.S. Military, Authors, Ceremonies, Culture, John Wayne
The Associated PressThe Pentagon's top lawyer has informed the former Navy SEAL who authored a forthcoming book describing details of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden that he violated agreements to not divulge military secrets and that as a result the Pentagon is...
Channel 2 NewsChannel 2 has requested but not yet received a full passenger list from the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command for the C-124A Globemaster II crash whose wreckage was discovered on Colony Glacier earlier this month. What follows is a retyped version of an...
Tags: Science and Technology, Landforms, Radio, Sprague, Rossville
Channel 2 NewsEielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks received a reprieve Tuesday afternoon, as Sen. Mark Begich’s office announced an Air Force delay on a decision whether to move a squadron of F-16 fighter jets from the baseto Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in...
By Christine ArmarioFor-profit colleges and schools are actively recruiting military spouses who can get their tuition paid by the Pentagon. Now concerns are growing that a program that pays tuition for military wives and husbands has become part of a broader rush by...
Tags: For-Profit Colleges, Tom Harkin
Channel 2 NewsOn the outskirts of North Pole, about 10 miles along the Richardson Highway from Eielson Air Force Base, sits Little Richard's Family Diner. Customers chow down on the restaurant’s many specialties, including buffalo burgers -- but these days, they&...
A new U.S. Army Alaska commander has been selected. Army officials say in a release that Maj. Gen. Michael X. Garrett will take command during a ceremony Thursday at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Garrett had previously served in Alaska as the first...
Tags: U.S. Army
Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. military says it's ready to resume the trial of five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged with planning and aiding the Sept. 11 attacks. A Pentagon legal official has signed off on trying them together at the U.S. base in Cuba. That means the...
Channel 2 NewsOn Monday, the 11 Alaska State Lawmakers who travelled to Washington, D.C over the weekend returned to Juneau with a sobering message about protecting America's oil and gas drilling rights in the Arctic Ocean. They said that China -- a nation of 1.3...
Channel 2 NewsIn Fairbanks, there are some taut nerves this weekend. That's because residents there today learned details of an Air Force plan to make drastic cuts at Eielson Air Force Base. General Norton Schwartz, The Air Force Chief-of-Staff, told a crowd of...
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