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  1. Trump's 'new' Afghanistan policy is more of the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford arrives at Fort Greely, Alaska for a refueling stop on Aug. 19. President Trump is "studying and considering his options" for a new approach to Afghanistan and the broader South Asia region, the White House said Friday.

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  2. 10 Things to Know for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... to his publicist. He was 91. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford arrives at Fort Greely, Alaska, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, for a refueling stop. President Donald Trump is "studying and considering his options" for a ...

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  3. Strategic Vulnerability: Obama's Drastic Cuts to Missile Defenseby...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | National Review Online

    ... component of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, which can protect against ICBMs and is located at Fort Greely, Alaska, and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. By 2008, President George W. Bush had asked for 44 GBIs, but Obama cut ...

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  4. How Guam and other areas are preparing amid escalating North Korea nuclear tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | 1560 KNZR

    ... Alaska and the mainland United States against long-range missiles. There are 32 ground-based interceptors at Fort Greely, Alaska, and an additional four at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The missiles have just over a 50-percent success ...

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  5. How Guam and other areas are preparing amid escalating North Korea nuclear tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    ... Alaska and the mainland United States against long-range missiles. There are 32 ground-based interceptors at Fort Greely, Alaska, and an additional four at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The missiles have just over a 50-percent success ...

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  6. Sen. Sullivan wants 28 more interceptors at Fort GreelyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A ground-based missile interceptor is lowered into its silo at Fort Greely, Alaska, in 2007. Day by day, the leaders of the U.S. and North Korea are ratcheting up the threats of fiery destruction .

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  7. How a North Korean attack could play out: AnalystsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | ABC News

    ... 50 percent success rate in intercepting incoming long-range missiles. There are 32 ground-based interceptors at Fort Greely, Alaska, and an additional four at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. "[The interceptor] would have a hard time ...

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  8. Bring it on: Kim Jong-un urged to strike US as senator boasts of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Daily Star

    ... of our nation's missile defence." The 49th Missile Defence Battalion is permanently on active duty at Fort Greely, and monitors ballistic missile attacks by enemies. Sullivan added: "The Alaskan guard there calls themselves the 300 protecting the ...

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  9. Dan Sullivan: North Korea launch shows need for new missile defensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Washington Examiner

    ... spending in the 2018 defense budget. His legislation calls for up to 28 new ground-based missile interceptors at Fort Greely, Alaska, and invests in developing a layer of space-based sensors to provide better missile tracking. It is now part of the ...

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  10. Star Wars redux: Congress eyes space to counter Kim Jong Un in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Washington Examiner

    ... shoot down incoming North Korea ballistic missiles, similar to the U.S.'s existing ground-based interceptors at Fort Greely, Alaska, and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. "It probably depends on how MDA shapes up the contract, and either way ...

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  11. Inside the Ring: Military building for info warfareRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... sile. Currently, there are 30 long-range interceptors - four at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, and 26 at Fort Greely, Alaska. Eventually, 44 interceptors will be deployed. In May, Boeing was awarded a $1.1 billion contract to develop the

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  12. Public Safety Report - July 12, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... in this report are presumed innocent until proved guilty in a court of law. a Victoria Marie Byram, 27, of Fort Greely, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly biting and head-butting her mother July 3 at a Fairbanks apartment. a Leonard ...

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  13. Missile-intercept system tested successfully in AK: Focuses on...Read the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... is the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense [system]." The Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system that is deployed at Fort Greely just recently hit its first ICBM target during a test on May 30, 2017. This was a major success for the U.S. as it proved that ...

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  14. North Korea poses an urgent challenge, but don't kiss Alaska goodbye just yetRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... North Korea, most of which has to do with geography and the lobbying that led to the missile defense system at Fort Greely. In 1996, Sen. Ted Stevens said Alaskans were worried about a potential missile attack and he scoffed at military planners who ...

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  15. Alaskans Greet North Korean Missile Test With A ShrugRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... bases of strategic importance. Just a hundred miles away is the anti-ballistic missile defense system at Fort Greely near Delta Junction. But Cole isn't hitting the panic button (on Tuesday afternoon, he was getting ready to grill). He doesn't think ...

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  16. U.S. Missile Defense Cana t Stop North KoreaThe decades-long, $200...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | New York Magazine

    ... success rate. There are ground-based missile intercepters at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and Fort Greely in Alaska, Navy ships equipped with the Aegis missile-intercept system, and several Patriot missile defense batteries. The idea is ...

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  17. Can US defend against North Korea missiles?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Times of India

    ... state of 750,000 people already hosts a key element of the country's current defense system. The - installed at Fort Greely, about 100 miles outside Fairbanks in Alaska, and California's Vandenberg Air Force Base - will comprise 44 missile ...

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  18. US missile defense may not protect against nukesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... out which type of missiles Kim Jong-un will use. The US currently has 36 ICBM interceptors - 32 in Alaska at Fort Greely and four in California at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The number is expected to increase to 44 by the end of 2017. Meanwhile, ...

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  19. Eielson reminds pilots to not harass wildlife on training rangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | APRN

    ... asked for permission to flow low over several bison to scare them away from the Donnelly Training Area near Fort Greely, where the aircraft were preparing for a live-fire training exercise. Officials with Eielson's 354th Fighter Wing say Air Force ...

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  20. A look at US defense capabilities to handle North Korean missile threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... the time. There are currently 36 ground-based interceptors positioned at two military bases in the U.S., 32 at Fort Greely in Alaska and four more at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Differing from the ground-based interceptor, the Terminal High Altitude ...

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