Military Recruiters Banned From Anchorage, Mat-Su Schools

Military recruiters are no longer welcome at Anchorage schools. Superintendent Ed Graff made the decision after the Anchorage Press published allegations that an Army National Guard recruiter had sex with and made sexual advances toward high school JROTC cadets.

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The Mat-Su Borough School District has also temporarily suspended all military recruitment in Valley schools.

The district is currently reviewing its protocols regarding military recruitment, saying it “values its partnership with the military,” but the safety of students is its highest priority.