The future of the military in Alaska

Sen. Dan Sullivan and Gen. Robert Neller talking with reporters before an event at a VFW post in Mountain View. (Photo: Ben Matheson, Anchorage)

Russian fighters have flown near Alaska’s coast 5 times in recent weeks. U.S. military officials stress the flights and intercepts are within the realm of normal, a Russia expert says it’s a test of American readiness. Where do these incidents fit within the current and future role of security in the region? Senator Dan Sullivan will discuss it on the next Talk of Alaska.

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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-550-8452.

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