Fort Greely Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. There's a chance you'll be able to see the Northern Lights in the PNW tomorrow morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | The Oregonian

    In this Sept. 15, 2017 photo provided by the U.S. Army Alaska, soldiers from Alpha Company, 70th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, based at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, conduct unscheduled field maintenance under the Northern Lights on a squad vehicle in preparation for platoon external evaluations at Donnelly Training Area, near Fort Greely, Alaska.( According to Matthew Cullen, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Portland, it takes two forces aligning for viewing of the Northern Lights to be possible: space weather and Earth weather.

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  2. Their families are suffering in Puerto Rico; the Army needs them in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Eight days after Hurricane Maria throttled Puerto Rico, Army Spc. Julio Ortiz, a military policeman stationed in Fort Greely, Alaska, finally heard from his mother.

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  3. Their families are suffering in Puerto Rico, but the Army needs them in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Staff Sgt. Jamie Montes, a military police officer with the 49th Missile Defense Battalion, pulls security inside the Missile Defense Complex on Fort Greely, Alaska, Sept.

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  4. Fort Greely Stands Firm in Face of North Korean ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Army Maj. Bernard Smith, director of the Alpha crew, goes through a scenario exercise with his crew inside a fire control node on the Missile Defense Complex at Fort Greely, Alaska, Sept.

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  5. Their families are suffering in Puerto Rico. The Army needs them in Alaska.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Staff Sgt. Jamie Montes, a military police officer with the 49th Missile Defense Battalion, on security detail at the Missile Defense Complex at Fort Greely, Alaska.

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  6. Alaska Guardsmen set to join hurricane relief effort in Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... communication hub for Puerto Ricans who need to get a message to relatives to tell them they're OK, he said. At Fort Greely near Delta Junction, where the Alaska Army National Guard operates the nation's main missile defense system, about 20 Puerto ...

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  7. U.S. to shift almost half a billion dollars into missile defense because of North Korean threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Japan Times

    ... in the funding shift. The funding request shifts $47 million to start building 10 additional silos at Fort Greely in Alaska, which already has 32 missiles in the ground. "This includes materials, temperature control units, gas actuators" and ...

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  8. U.S. Missile Defense Gets $400 Million After North Korea ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... interceptors from Orbital ATK. The funding request shifts $47 million to start building 10 additional silos at Fort Greely in Alaska, which already has 32 missiles in the ground. "This includes materials, temperature control units, gas actuators" ...

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  9. New book tells untold story of black soldiers who built the Alaska HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | APRN

    ... Dennis said. At the end of May, Larkins was invited to Alaska for the 75th anniversary of the Alaska Highway at Fort Greely. At the ceremony, he was thanked by Governor Bill Walker for his service.

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  10. Five newcomers in the race for Borough Assembly Seat ERead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... in Minnesota, moved to Alaska in 2005 with her husband, a member of the Army National Guard, who is stationed at Fort Greely. Major has lived in Fairbanks since 2008. She works as a federal employee on Fort Wainwright. In her free time, Major ...

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  11. Defence system '100%' ready to blast North Korean rocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Top US military chief says missile defense system in Alaskan WWII army base is '100%' ready to blast North Korean rockets out of the sky According to data from the Missile Defense Agency, in 18 tests conducted, interceptors have struck their targets only 10 times A top US military chief has said the Army's missile defense system in an Alaskan base is '100 per cent' ready to defend against North Korean rockets. Colonel Kevin Kick, commander of the 100th Missile Defence Brigade, revealed his confidence in the Ground-Based Interceptor anti-missile system at Fort Greely, Alaska.

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

    Aug 10, 2017 | 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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  13. Missile tests stand up Alaska Aerospace businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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