Tag: Alaska

Military May 07, 2018

By Katie Lange: #OTD: WWII Army General Earns MoH, ‘Hero of Bataan’ Distinction
By Bill Roth: Photos: Paratroopers returning from Afghanistan reunite with family at JBER
By Associated Press: Army recognizes kid-on-kid sex assault cases at Alaska bases
By Justin Pritchard and Reese Dunklin: Military seeks to limit Congress on fixing child sex assault

Military January 09, 2018

By Senior Master Sgt. Timothy Huffman: Heavy Hitter: Air Force Reserve Doc Does Double Duty with UFC
By Marine Corps Cpl. Bernadette Wildes: Face of Defense: Okinawa-Based Marine Leads by Example
CAMP HANSEN, Japan, Jan. 8, 2018 — “I could care less about the awards, the rank, or any of the stuff that I’ve been given,” said Marine Corps Cpl. Noel Mayorqa. “I want to be an example to my squad. That’s what I strive for.”
By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: #OTD: U.S. Landing at Luzon Crucial Moment for WWII Win Over Japan




Native Soldiers bring skills to military, home villages

By SEAN KIMMONS Army News Service: Native Soldiers bring skills to military, home villages

KIPNUK, Alaska — If Sgt. Burt Paul fails to hook in salmon or track big game, his family could struggle through the harsh Alaska winter.

Isolated in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region, where soggy tundra makes it impossible to build connecting roads to other communities, his village of Kipnuk is home to around 900 Alaska Natives.

The far-flung village, which is about 500 miles west of Anchorage, is only accessible by plane or boat. In the winter, slow and bumpy land routes give way to travel over frozen waterways.


50,000-mile mission: Recruiter flies Alaska

BETHEL, Alaska -— As a new recruiter working remote Alaskan villages scattered across an area larger than many U.S. states, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Masterman was on a path to….

50,000-mile mission: Recruiter flies Alaska

2017 | Alaska, The Madness

Well where did my will to write go? Probably to a similar place as my spare time. But I wanted to give a quick update in order to just get this dry spell broken and get back to writing. So, high and low lights of the year.

2017 | Alaska, The Madness