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  1. 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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  2. Missile tests stand up Alaska Aerospace businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... ballistic missiles in "mid-course," high in their trajectory while in space, are already based at Fort Greely, east of Fairbanks. Upgrades and expansions at both installations were underway even before North Korea launched its latest missile ...

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  3. Cleanup under way at sites along old pipeline that fueled Interior basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | APRN

    ... and materiel that were used to help transport fuel from Haines to Eielson Air Force Base, Fort Wainwright and Fort Greely while the pipeline was operating from 1954 to 1973. Army Corps of Engineers project manager Beth Astley said most of 4,000 ...

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  4. 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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  5. McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... missiles is growing, said that the threat is growing, but that existing missile-defence systems stationed at Fort Greely in Alaska and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California pose an adequate amount of protection as the Pentagon examines long-term ...

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  6. Delta school district turns to feds to demolish old schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | APRN

    The Delta Greely School District wants to get rid of an old, unused schoolhouse on Fort Greely. But it can't afford to demolish the structure, and the Army and state government have turned down requests by the district to pay those costs.

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  7. USA shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocketRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... mainland or other USA territory from North Korea. The 44 GBI interceptor force positioned at Vandenberg, CA and Fort Greely in Alaska are now countermeasures capable of defeating such threats. Qatar is heavily dependent on food imports and the ...

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  8. Delta, Greely celebrate Alaska Highway's 75th anniversary, black troops who helped build itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Fort Greely senior officers and invited dignitaries applaud after Leonard Larkins receives a proclamation and key to the city of Delta Junction at the end of Saturday's ceremony on Fort Greely. From left, Chaplain Maj.

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  9. African-American soldiers who helped build Alaska Highway honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | APRN

    Greely. Credit: Tim Ellis/KUAC Fort Greely and Delta Junction celebrated the Alaska Highway's 75th anniversary Saturday - and one of the soldiers who helped build it.

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  10. N. Korea Vows to Continue ICBM ProvocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... test was a success and I look forward to the emplacement of the remaining GBIs (ground-based interceptors) at Fort Greely, we need to do more to ensure that our missile defense system continues to advance ahead of the rapidly increasing North Korean ...

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  11. Those Who Served: Army vet worked in secrecyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    ... missile sites, if it ever came to the use of tactical missiles or nuclear missiles for battles. When he was at Fort Greely in Alaska, pretty much the opposite of Thailand's climate, the severe cold took a toll on his hands. Another tour of duty ...

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  12. US admiral: Ballistic missile interceptors needed in Hawaii to counter North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Services Committee there are already "sufficient" ballistic missile interceptors protecting the United States at Fort Greely in Alaska and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. But he added there is a possibility that not every missile would be ...

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  13. New leader takes command at Fort GreelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    At a ceremony at Fort Greely's community activity center Monday morning, Lt. Col. Michael J. Foote became garrison commander, a job that involves running base operations to support the United States' ground-based midcourse missile defense system.

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  14. Pentagon plans next major missile intercept test for late MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... resources, Missile Defense Agency spokesman Christopher Johnson said via e-mail. Interceptors are located at Fort Greely in Alaska and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The system is managed by Boeing Co. North Korea's weapons program is ...

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  15. Pentagon Plans Next Major Missile Intercept Test for Late MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | News Max

    ... resources, Missile Defense Agency spokesman Christopher Johnson said via email. Interceptors are located at Fort Greely in Alaska and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The system is managed by Boeing Co. North Korea's weapons program is ...

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  16. Seeking an airspace compromise: Military's proposed restrictions have private pilots concernedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... conflict with a proposal to restrict air traffic in broad swaths of land adjacent to Eielson Air Force Base and Fort Greely. The two areas where the military is seeking restricted area classifications from the Federal Aviation Administration lie ...

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  17. WWII vet co-wrote the book on cold-weather trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The United States Army

    ... stayed on in the Army. Gabriel and a couple of other Soldiers founded the Army's Arctic School on what is now Fort Greely in 1950, about two hours south of Fairbanks, Alaska. Several years later, Gabriel led the school, which in 1963 was renamed the ...

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  18. Army Aviation unit's deployment reduces military role in remote civilian rescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | APRN

    A medevac Blackhawk assigned to 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment sets down last summer on a range near Fort Greely during annual Arctic Anvil field training exercises. About 190 members of a Fort Wainwright-based aviation unit will be largely unavailable for civilian search-and-rescue for at least a year.

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  19. Alaska Highway 75th anniversary events to include tribute to black soldiers' key roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | APRN

    ... consider kicking in some money to " to jump-start that with maybe a thousand dollars out of the city's funds." Fort Greely officials have pledged support for the events, and along with the local chamber of commerce have begun planning them. State ...

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  20. Stopping a North Korean missile with US defense system is no sure thing, tester saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... an improved version of a hit-to-kill conventional warhead built by Raytheon Co. Interceptors are located at Fort Greely in Alaska and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The system is managed by Boeing. The next interception attempt will be the ...

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