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Peter Swift Lesh

...outstanding member and captain of the Ski Team. He joined the Army in 1966 and served as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division in Viet Nam.Pete worked at many jobs over the years: construction, plumber, welder, equipment operator...
Charles Gerald Polk

...Washington and Oregon. In 1958, Charlie, joined the U.S. Army where he served as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort. Campbell, Kentucky. He was honorably discharged in 1962.In 1964, Charlie moved to Juneau. As soon...
One local soldier home, many more still in Gulf

...north of Baghdad with the 101st Airborne Division, said the statistics make...them." Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division killed Saddam Hussein's...The Associated Press, the 101st Airborne Division is due home in February and...
Juneau family reunited with son

...with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan since January. Spc. Michael Moniak, 22, was among the members of the 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell, Ky., who provided security at military airfields in Afghanistan and Pakistan. "I'm...
Juneau homecoming

...quickly. In June, he received the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service. A fire team leader in the 101st Airborne Division, his job in Afghanistan and Iraq was to lead a team of three privates in combat situations. Though the experience...
This Day in History

...joint meeting of the U.S. Congress. In 1944, in the World War II Battle of the Bulge, the embattled U.S. 101st Airborne Division was relieved by units of the 4th Armored Division. In 1944, Tennessee Williams' play "The Glass Menagerie...
This Day in History

...following season.) In the world In 1944, during the World War II Battle of the Bulge, the embattled U.S. 101st Airborne Division in Bastogne, Belgium, was relieved by units of the Fourth Armored Division. In 1980, Iranian television footage...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Guard Armory at Fort Richardson in Anchorage. Oates has served in the U.S. Army since 1970, in the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions and at various assignments in the United States, Korea, Japan and Australia, said Bob King, a spokesman for...
This Day in History

...Little Rock, Ark., because of unruly white crowds were escorted to class by members of the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division. In 1978, 144 people were killed when a Pacific Southwest Airlines Boeing 727 and a private plane collided over...
Iraq copter crash killed 4 Alaskans

...said four of the passengers were civilians. The Black Hawk was among two helicopters providing support for the 101st Airborne Division. The Gazette in Colorado Springs, Colo., reported Monday that three of the passengers were from the Army's...


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