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Stories with subject: Troop withdrawals
  • Engineer Corp. prepares to leave Alaska amid Army draw-down 
    Updated: May-12-15 2:29 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An engineering unit at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson has already been deactivated as part of the Army's national effort to shrink its force.

  • Obama's pick to be US ambassador to Somalia withdraws 
    Updated: May-11-15 4:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's pick to be the first American ambassador to Somalia in nearly 25 years has withdrawn her nomination, the White House told lawmakers on Monday, an unexpected suspension in U.S. plans to deepen ties with the African nation plagued by violence and instability.