These are tense times for the U.S. military, with Middle East conflicts threatening to erupt in a regional war and Russia stepping up its assault on Ukraine. What could recent events mean for Alaska-based troops and defense installations? U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and retired Maj. Gen. Randy Kee, from the Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies join host Lori Townsend discuss rising global tensions on this Talk of Alaska.
HOST: Lori Townsend
- U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, Member of Senate Armed Services Committee
- Maj. Gen. Randy Kee, USAF (Ret.), Senior Advisor, Arctic Security Affairs at the Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies
- Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies
- Cold-weather pay exists for some Alaska-based military members, but most Air Force personnel aren’t eligible
- 400 military officers were just promoted. Sen. Sullivan says the confirmation blockade shouldn’t have lasted so long.
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