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Former Alaska National Guard commander says cover-up accusations are false

October 23, 2018

From the Anchorage Daily News website

In a federal courtroom Friday, Maj. Gen. Thomas Katkus, the former adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard, said it was not true that he’d covered up and mishandled allegations of drug-dealing and sexual misconduct during his time as commander.

Katkus’s testimony, his first public statements on the matters since his forced resignation in 2014, came on the witness stand in a civil lawsuit. A former Anchorage police lieutenant, Anthony Henry, has sued the city of Anchorage alleging retaliation and wrongful termination. The city accused Henry of interfering with investigations into sexual assault and drug-dealing in the National Guard, and then lying about it.

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