09 Aug '18, 6pm

More Marines May Head to Alaska for Cold Weather Training: Senator

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, ALASKA -- The Marine Corps could soon be sending Marines to Alaska, one of the state's senators told reporters here this week. The impetus, said Sen. Dan Sullivan, an Alaska Republican, is joint operations in the Arctic. "The Marines are looking at spending a lot more time in Alaska," he told reporters here during an Aug. 8 press conference with Army Secretary Mark Esper, who is visiting the state. Sullivan is accompanying Esper on his tour of Alaska's Army posts, including Fort Wainwright and Fort Greely in the state's interior. Alaska does not currently have a strong Navy or Marine Corps presence. A handful of sailors are stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson , while the small contingent of Marines here are primarily assigned to a Marine Corps Reserve unit. Esper said Alaska is important to national defense thanks to its proximity ...

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