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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...
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...
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...
Photo: Juneau family serves

...morning. The emblem displayed is a Blue Star Banner, which signifies that the family has loved ones in the current conflict. Viteri's son, 22-year-old Spc. Michael Moniak, is with the 101st Airborne Division in Kuwait. | | |
Juneau GI en route to Afghanistan

...learned this week that Spc. Moniak, 21, has left Fort Campbell, Ky., for Afghanistan as part of the Army's 101st Airborne Division. "It took a while to sink in," said Moniak's 15-year-old sister, Jessica. "I'm really proud of...
Memorial to kidnapped, slain soldier unveiled

...statue designed by sculptor Rip Caswell shows Tucker reaching up to help an Iraqi girl. Tucker and two other 101st Airborne Division soldiers were ambushed south of Baghdad. One soldier was found dead at the site of the checkpoint. The others...
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

...operation of the nation's railroads. 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 2000, Michael McDermott, an employee at an Internet firm...
Juneau parents of soldiers stick close to TV for updates

...are more fortunate than others. Lisa Viteri slept with the television on last night, hoping to wake up if the 101st Airborne Division, stationed in Kuwait, came on the screen. Viteri's son, Spc. Michael Moniak, 22, is with the 101st...
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...


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