NEWS: Alaska National Guard Members, Rep. Tuck and Sen. Wielechowski to Discuss Legislation to Improve Functions Within the National Guard and Improve Employment Opportunities for Veterans

Rep. Chris Tuck

January 14, 2015

ANCHORAGE – Several retired members of the Alaska National Guard will be joined by Representative Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage) and Senator Bill Wielechowski (D-Anchorage) for a press conference Thursday to discuss the upcoming legislative session and a package of legislation focused on improving and strengthening the National Guard system in Alaska. They will also discuss legislation to expand opportunities for veteran employment. The press conference will be held at 11am on Thursday, January 15th at the Anchorage Legislative Office Building at 716 W 4th Avenue in Anchorage. The event will include Sgt. Jennifer Pastrick, Sgt. Melissa Jones, Lt. Col. Kenneth Blaylock, Rep. Tuck, Sen. Wielechowski, and Ric Davidge, Chairman of the Alaska Veterans Foundation. Copies of the proposed legislation will be available at Thursday’s press conference.

WHO: Lt. Col. Kenneth Blaylock, Sgt. Melissa Jones, Sgt. Jennifer Pastrick, Rep. Chris Tuck, Sen. Bill Wielechowski, and Ric Davidge, Chairman of the Alaska Veterans Foundation

WHAT: Press conference to discuss safety improvements in the Alaska National Guard

WHEN: 11am, Thursday, January 15, 2015

WHERE: Anchorage Legislative Information Office, 2nd floor conference room, 716 W 4th Ave, Anchorage AK, 99501

A teleconference is available for reporters outside of Anchorage. Call 844-586-9085.

For more information contact House Minority Press Secretary Mike Mason at 907-444-0889.



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