Legislature(2009 - 2010)

08/09/2010 09:00 AM ASC

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                   ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                   
                JOINT ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE                                                                                
                        August 9, 2010                                                                                          
                           9:00 a.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Bill Wielechowski, Co-Chair                                                                                             
Representative Pete Petersen                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Charisse Millett                                                                                                 
Representative Jay Ramras                                                                                                       
Senator Charlie Huggins                                                                                                         
Senator Lesil McGuire                                                                                                           
Senator Joe Paskvan                                                                                                             
Senator Fred Dyson                                                                                                              
Representative John Harris                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
PUBLIC MEMBERS                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              
General Tom Case - via teleconference                                                                                           
Major General Jacob Lestenkof                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS OF MILIATRY IN ATTENDANCE                                                                                             
                                                                                                                              
Major General Thomas Katkus, Adjutant General, Commissioner,                                                                    
Alaska Department of Military & Veterans Affairs (DMVA)                                                                         
McHugh Pierre, Deputy Commissioner, Alaska Department of                                                                        
Military & Veterans Affairs (DMVA)                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Tour of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson concluding with a                                                                       
briefing on Alaska Military Force Advocacy and Structure Team                                                                   
Long Range Strategic Plan (AMFAST)                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
No previous action to report.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Major General Thomas Katkus, Adjutant General, Commissioner                                                                     
Alaska Department of Military & Veterans Affairs (DMVA)                                                                         
POSITION STATEMENT: Briefing and discussion of upgrade involved                                                               
in BRAC and associated National Guard move from Kulis to JBER.                                                                  
AMFAST Long-Term Strategic Plan briefing.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
McHugh Pierre, Deputy Commissioner                                                                                              
Department of Military & Veterans Affairs (DMVA)                                                                                
POSITION STATEMENT: Bryant Airfield briefing.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Lieutenant Joseph Conroy                                                                                                        
Pararescuemen, 212th Rescue Squadron                                                                                            
POSITION STATEMENT: Para Rescue Building briefing.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senior Master Sgt. Paul J. Barendregt                                                                                           
Pararescuemen, 212th Rescue Squadron                                                                                            
POSITION STATEMENT: Para Rescue Building briefing.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Craig Christensen, Director                                                                                                     
Alaska Military Youth Academy (AMYA)                                                                                            
Camp Carroll                                                                                                                    
POSITION STATEMENT: Alaska Military Youth Academy briefing.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
James Jones, Deputy Director                                                                                                    
Alaska Military Youth Academy (AMYA)                                                                                            
Camp Carroll                                                                                                                    
POSITION STATEMENT: Alaska Military Youth Academy briefing.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
 ^Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Briefing on Alaska Military                                                               
 Force Advocacy and Structure Team (AMFAST) Long Range Plan by                                                              
                General Katkus and AMFAST Team                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following is the agenda for this meeting. Since it was a                                                                    
tour there is no recording.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
9:30-10:00 am: Tour of the Bryant Army Air Field.                                                                               
10:00-11:00 am: Tour of the new Air Guard buildings, including                                                                  
the new para-jumper facility.                                                                                                   
11:00-12:00 pm: Tour of the AMYA new construction efforts.                                                                      
12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch at AMYA DFAC and discussion of AMFAST long                                                                 
term plan.                                                                                                                      
1:00 pm: End of tour.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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