Alaska’s position in the far north makes it a strategic location for U.S. military operations. At a luncheon hosted by the Alaska World Affairs Council, former Alaskan Command head Gen. Joe Ralston and current Alaskan Command head Lt. Gen. Russell Handy talk about the strategic importance of Alaska since World War II.
- Gen. Joseph Ralston, retired, former NATO commander, former head of Alaskan Command
- Lt. Gen. Russell Handy, commander, Alaskan Command, U.S. Pacific Command
BROADCAST ON KSKA: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
REPEAT BROADCAST: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
RECORDED: Friday, November 21, at the Anchorage Hilton
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