ARMY IN ALASKA

National Guard team honored during deployment ceremony

Story by MAJ Anthony Deiss on 05/23/2018 Fifteen Soldiers from the South Dakota Army National Guard's 200th Engineer Company were honored during a homecoming ceremony in Pierre, May 19. Hundreds of family members, friends and community supporters assembled at the T.F. Riggs High School auditorium to welcome home the Soldier
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Texas' First Battalion Deploys to Africa

Story by MSG Michael Leslie on 05/23/2018 SAN ANTONIO, Texas "This is a historic unit," said Brig. Gen. Patrick Hamilton, Assistant Division Commander Operations of the 36th Infantry Division, "Task Force Alamo is aptly named. It traces its lineage back to when Texas was still just a Republic, fighting for
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Lion Brigade Soldiers Observe Safety Stand Down

Story by SGT Victor Everhart on 05/23/2018 FORT GORDON, GA. Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 35th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade held a Safety Stand Down Observance 17 May. A Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event for safety personnel and leaders to talk directly to Soldiers about safety. The focus for the
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A Breath of Fresh Air: Botulism Antidote in Developement

Odorless, tasteless and difficult to detect, botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) are some of the most toxic poisons on earth. A teaspoon of pure BoNT powder has the potential to kill up to 10 million people, posing a serious threat to warfighters and civilians if weaponized. Perhaps even more worrying, the toxi
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Photo Essay: Color guard for 2018 Fort McCoy Garrison change-of-command ceremony

Story by Scott Sturkol on 05/23/2018 The color guard played an important role during the Fort McCoy Garrison change-of-command ceremony May 19, 2018, at Fort McCoy, Wis. Col. Hui Chae Kim took command of the garrison from Col. David J. Pinter Sr. Color guard details began in the U.S. military
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Legend of Airpower shares life story

Story by A1C Zoe Wockenfuss on 05/17/2018 Team Dover welcomed retired Army Air Corps 1st Lt. Ray Firmani, a B-17 pilot during World War II, as the guest speaker during the quarterly Hangar Talk, May 10, 2018, here. The event was sponsored by the Air Force Association, the Airlift/Tanker Associatio
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