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How an airman fought off a grizzly bear in Alaska
"Things could have ended horrifically different."
Polar bears & freezing air: Why airmen still visit Air Force radar sites at the edge of the world
To the lighthouse!
How Air Force police get giant moose out of traffic in Alaska
"I would certainly not be first in line to stop one of those bio-tanks."
We salute the aircrew that rescued a man from a bear attack in a real-life version of ‘The Revenant’
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Alaska’s first female infantryman has advice for other would-be grunts: ‘YOLO’
"If that’s what you really want to do, all you have to do is work hard, work out, be mentally fit, and just go for it.”
50-mile winds and bone-chilling temperatures: Welcome to the military’s Arctic survival school
"If you don’t have the right training, the Arctic environment will kill you."
Military activity is picking up in the quiet waters between the US and Russia
"The Northwest Passage and the Northern Passage all link through one strategic waterway in the West, and that's through the Bering Strait."
We salute the Army recruiter who saved two people in Alaska this year
“I did what I would hope someone would do for one of my family members.”
The US military is ‘closely monitoring’ a Russian submarine that surfaced off Alaska
U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command are closely monitoring a Russian submarine that surfaced near Alaska on August 27
NORAD conducts triple intercept of Russian aircraft amid rise in Alaskan incursions
The U.S. military deployed fighter jets to intercept three pairs of Russian patrol aircraft as they entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone on Thursday evening, North American Aerospace Defense Command announced on Friday.
The Air Force intercepted Russian military aircraft near Alaska for the sixth time this month
NORAD has done as many intercepts this month as it does in most years.
US fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft in fifth Alaskan incursion this month
The U.S. military deployed fighter jets to intercept a pair of Russian aircraft as they entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone on Wednesday evening
US fighter jets intercept 2 Russian bomber formations in eighth Alaskan incursion this year
The intercept marks the second time in as many weeks that Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter jets intercepted Russian bomber formations near Alaska and the eighth time this year that Russian military aircraft have penetrated the ADIZ
Naval Special Warfare member shoots and kills intruder at Alaska installation
“The male failed to obey the duty officer's repeated commands to stop walking towards him. The duty officer produced a handgun and shot the male.”
US military veteran imprisoned in Singapore for violating COVID-19 stay-at-home order
An instructor pilot assigned to the Alaska Air National Guard was sentenced to four weeks in a Singapore jail on Wednesday for violating the country's COVID-19 stay-at-home orders
Russia is testing the US military for weaknesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic, general says
Russia is testing whether the U.S. military has developed any weaknesses during the novel novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, a top general said, noting three run-ins with that country's planes over a two-month period
Three soldiers have been found dead in Alaska in the last month
Our thoughts are with these soldiers' loved ones.
US fighter jets intercept 2 more pairs of Russian reconnaissance planes near Alaska in second and third incidents this week
The U.S. military deployed fighter jets to intercept two pairs of Russian aircraft as they entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone on Saturday, North American Aerospace Defense Command announced, the second and third intercepts of Russian aircraft in the area this week
Paratrooper found dead in barracks at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson
A 23-year-old Anchorage paratrooper was found dead in his barracks on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Saturday, according to the U.S. Army Alaska
Alaska to pay $550,000 to family of Iraq War vet who died in prison of heart attack
JUNEAU — The state of Alaska has agreed to pay $550,000 to the family of a man who died in...
While the Army pours resources into Fort Wainwright after suicides, leaders stress one reminder: Look out for your teammates
"We want less suicides. No matter how you put this down, in any kind of way, that's just how we want to see it."
Coast Guardsman accused of killing shipmate heading to court martial in 2020
Charges against Tucker include involuntary manslaughter and making a false official statement.
After a string of suicides, the Army’s remote Alaska post is working to improve conditions for soldiers
A study found that 10% of 4,000 surveyed soldiers "wanted to hurt themselves over the past month."