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  1. U.S. Army - Sugar Bears' Fly Supplies to DenaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | APRN

    On Monday, Army helicopters flew the last round of supplies to Denali base camp for the 2015 climbing season. The unit, dubbed the "Sugar Bears" is well-known in Talkeetna, and has a history in Alaska of combining training and supply runs.


  2. Public Comment Period Opens Up For Shella s Chukchi PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | APRN

    If you want to comment on Shell's plan to drill in the Chukchi Sea this summer, now is your chance. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced Friday that it considers Shell's latest exploration plan and supporting documents sufficient enough to begin an official review.


  3. Army Confirms Investigation of Racism in Stryker BrigadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | APRN

    Army investigators have confirmed they've launched a formal investigation into a Stryker Brigade soldier's allegations of racist behavior by some members of his unit. The action follows an earlier informal inquiry into allegations- first outlined in a story published Wednesday by the Army Times.


  4. Army Investigating Stryker Brigade For Allegations of Racist BehaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | APRN

    Army investigators are looking into a Stryker Brigade soldier's allegations of racist behavior by some members of his unit. A U.S. The allegations were outlined in a story posted today to the Army Times' website.


  5. Head of Continental Defense Lays Out Threats Facing U.S. Amid Rising Importance of ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | APRN

    Admiral Bill Gortney took over dual-hatted command of NORAD and NORTHCOM in December 2014. Admiral Bill Gortney visited Alaska for the first time earlier this month since taking over the two organizations tasked with defending North America from attack.


  6. Alaska News Nightly: February 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | APRN

    The F-35 aircraft, the new fighter the Air Force wants to keep at Eielson Air Force base, has been plagued by cost overruns and equipment failures. But Air Force brass told a U.S. Senate Committee this morning those problems are in the past.


  7. Anchorage Organizing to Stave Off Army CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | APRN

    The City of Anchorage brought together leaders from the community to organize against potential military cutbacks at two Army bases Alaska. The municipality hopes to convince federal officials that the military is not only good for Alaska, but that Alaska is uniquely vital for the Armed Forces.


  8. ARCTREX Tests Arctic Oil Spill Tracking TechniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | APRN

    Offshore oil and gas exploration has become increasingly prominent over the past several years. But, questions remain about how effective response efforts would be if there's an oil spill.


  9. Sealaska Selections in Tongass Added to Defense BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | APRN

    A long-awaited land selection agreement for Sealaska Corporation is among a package of public land bills that are now slated to move quickly through Congress. A deal to attach the package to the must-pass defense bill was announced late last night.


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