A soldier from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson has been charged with the Christmas death of Private 1st Class Grant Wise. Specialist Marshall Drake, 23, was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter, negligent homicide and failure to obey general regulations, according to a statement released by JBER.
Explosions, small arms fire may be heard in surrounding communities through Dec. 12
A plane load of about 300 members of the Army's 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division returned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, following a 10-month deployment to Afghanistan.
24-year-old staff sergeant was on his third tour.
Pfc. Nathan Tyler Davis, 20, was on his first deployment.
Army says 22-year-old private first class was on his first deployment
Maj. Gen. Michael Garrett took over as commander of the U.S. Army Alaska during a ceremony held Thursday, May 17 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. He takes over from Maj. Gen. Raymond Palumbo.
Soldiers are third, fourth members of "Spartan" Brigade to die since deployment began in November.