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Afghan security forces make explosive progress March Issue 2 2012

Afghan security forces make explosive progress

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Signs of progress for the Afghan National Security Forces was made in the icy city of Gardez on Feb. 18 when an improvised explosive device was discovered by Afghan Uniformed Police...

Auto shop and understanding March Issue 1 2012

Auto shop and understanding

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Afghan Border Police and Afghan Uniformed Police from all areas of Regional Command-East have been coming to Forward Operating Base Gardez to learn how to work on vehicles...

U.S. Army Alaska chief of staff to serve as “Mr. Mom” March Issue 1 2012

U.S. Army Alaska chief of staff to serve as “Mr. Mom”

Col. Gary Agron ended his three-decade military career in the same place he grew up — Alaska.

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade February Issue 4 2012

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Soldiers have different ways of marking away their deployment times.

Learning to survive — and escape February Issue 3 2012

Learning to survive — and escape

There are only approximately 400 Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists in the Air Force, and two of them reside at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Not so far from home February Issue 2 2012

Not so far from home

As it turns out, the rugged terrain surrounding Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson is actually a pretty good double for Afghanistan.

Getting WILD on JBER February Issue 1 2012

Getting WILD on JBER

Children may be amazed or terrified of wild animals that live in the wilderness of the Alaskan outdoors, but a little education can leave their parents a little more at ease.

190 Guard members set to deploy to Kuwait January Issue 4 2012

190 Guard members set to deploy to Kuwait

A ceremony to recognize the upcoming deployment of the 98th Maintenance Company was held at the Alaska National Guard Armory on Jan. 23.

Stories help families connect January Issue 4 2012

Stories help families connect

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Deployment can be hard on a family.

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