Zinke at Denali, Alaska

Zinke at Denali, Alaska

Secretary Ryan Zinke took a whirlwind tour of Alaska this week, riding along with Rolling Thunder to honor the nation's fallen on Memorial Day, meeting with veterans and Interior employees, signing a Secretarial Order to jump start Alaskan energy, and more.

6/22/2017
Last edited 9/7/2017
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SECRETARY ZINKE TOOK A WHIRLWIND TOUR OF ALASKA

ZINKE & SEN. MURKOWSKI RODE WITH MILITARY VETERANS OF ROLLING THUNDER

TO HONOR SERVICEMEMBERS WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE

HE CELEBRATED DENALI NATIONAL PARK'S 100TH ANNIVERSARY ON A HIKE WITH PARK STAFF

HE MET THE WORKING DOG SLED TEAM, AND WALKED THE PARK'S NEWEST PUPS

AND HAD HIS NATIONAL PARK PASSPORT STAMPED AT THE VISITOR CENTER

ZINKE THEN TRAVELED DOWN TO ANCHORAGE FOR TWO DAYS OF MEETINGS AND EVENTS

ZINKE AND SEN. SULLIVAN HELD A ROUNDTABLE WITH NATIVE ALASKAN VETERANS

ZINKE THEN MET TEAM MEMBERS FROM DIFFERENT DOI OFFICES

HE TOURED THE OFFICE OF AVIATION SAFETY

RECEIVED AN ENERGY BRIEFING FROM BOEM & BSEE

ADDRESSED AN ALL HANDS MEETING OF DOI EMPLOYEES 

ON THURSDAY, ZINKE SIGNED AN ORDER TO JUMPSTART ALASKAN ENERGY EXPLORATION IN ALASKA

THE ANNOUNCEMENT WAS APPLAUDED BY NATIVE ALASKANS, ELECTED OFFICIALS, AND ENERGY WORKERS

ZINKE CLOSED OUT HIS TRIP WITH A VISIT TO THE ARCTIC VALLEY NIKE SITE SUMMIT

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