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U.S. Army Alaska to get new commander May Issue 2 2012

U.S. Army Alaska to get new commander

Maj. Gen. Michael X. Garrett will become the 36th commander of the U.S. Army in Alaska during a ceremony on May 17 at JBER's Pershing Field.

21-year-old soldier killed in Afghanistan April Issue 4 2012

21-year-old soldier killed in Afghanistan

A 21-year-old paratrooper assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson was killed in an improvised explosive device attack on Tuesday, April 3 while on patrol in Afghanistan.

TF Spartan mechanics train Afghan counterparts April Issue 4 2012

TF Spartan mechanics train Afghan counterparts

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Fourteen members of the Afghan Border Police and Afghan Uniform Police received certificates of completion for a five-week maintenance and recovery course from vehicle mechanics...

Police ID dead body as that of missing airman April Issue 2 2012

Police ID dead body as that of missing airman

Police say 24-year-old Clinton Reeves was the victim of foul play.

Paratrooper dies in Afghanistan April Issue 2 2012

Paratrooper dies in Afghanistan

Army says three others injured in Sunday attack.

Blue Geronimo detains suspected insurgents April Issue 2 2012

Blue Geronimo detains suspected insurgents

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Paratroopers from Task Force Blue Geronimo detained two suspected insurgents near the Pakistan border, south of Matun district.

Joint airdrop operation resupplies Combat Outpost Chergotah March Issue 5 2012

Joint airdrop operation resupplies Combat Outpost Chergotah

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — A joint airdrop operation between Task Force Spartan...

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet March Issue 3 2012

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet

Swooping down from an open Alaska sky, two 90th Fighter Squadron F-22 Raptor fighters - tail numbers 4090 and 4190 - flew above the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson flight line in formation and at speed.

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...