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Native American military veterans will be able to access health care closer to home thanks to an agreement between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Indian Health Service. The agreement allows for Veterans Affairs to reimburse IHS for direct...
Tags: Kathleen Sebelius, Eric Shinseki
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's Senators are welcoming an agreement by the Veterans Administration that allows Rural Alaska veterans to receive health care benefits at Native health clinics. A release from Senator Mark Begich's office says the VA, 14 Alaska Native Tribal...
Channel 2 NewsFuji Gifts, an import store in Chugiak, is holding an estate sale this weekend, raising money for Alaska's wounded veterans. Art Wallace opened the store in the early 1960's and when he passed away in 2010, his will asked that his estate value be...
Tags: Auction Service
Channel 2 NewsA Wednesday event at the Loussac Library's Wilda Marston Theater put a spotlight on homeless veterans -- an issue that weighs heavily on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. “Just as those on the front lines left no one behind on the...
Channel 2 NewsIt's a new women's veterans group in a state that has the highest population per capita of female veterans in the nation. A handful of women got together for the first time Saturday as the Alaska Veterans Organization for Women. They join nearly 8,500...
Tags: Alaska, Unrest, Conflicts and War, U.S. Army, Facebook, Defense
For several hundred people meeting in Anchorage this week, when opportunity knocks, it comes in the form of a government contract. They came from all over the United States, to learn how to utilize a Small Business Administration program aimed at creating...
Name: Paul Bauer Jr. only my closet friends call me Pablo Occupation: Business manager for airline security and in-flight-solutions; retired U.S. Army served 22 years on active duty at places like Alaska, Ft. Benning, GA., Ft. Bragg, NC, West Berlin...
GoToAK.comFor the past 25 years of his career as a mortician, Scott Janssen has been the man people turn to when life runs out. In the embalming room and in the dimly-lit parlor of his Anchorage funeral home, Janssen has prepared bodies for burial and consoled...
KTUU.comThe race is 2,028 miles across Alaska. The trail, when there is one, is faint, snaking across windblown tundra, snowmachine-busting willow forests and frozen rivers heaving with cracked, hollowed caves of ice. The temperature can drop to -50. The Iron...
Most people are familiar with the tales of combat fishing in Alaska, but very few have heard about fly fishing trips in a combat zone. "That's a blood knot, I learned that when I first went fly fishing in Baghdad," said Michael D. Henrie, SSgt, USAF,...
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