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Petersburg artist opens solo show at Anchorage Museum

...Germany; a gutted McDonald's in midtown Manhattan; the Galisteo Valley of New Mexico; and areas in and around Kabul, Afghanistan. "It Could Go Either Way" is curated by former Anchorage resident Amy Mackie."Perceptions: Ashley Lohr Solo Exhibition...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/petersburg-artist-opens-solo-show-anchora
Art
2014's finest films wield unique power

...the quest for personal peace). In the criminally under-screened "Fort" Bliss, Michelle Monaghan is an Army medic in Afghanistan, with a young son back in Texas. In "American Sniper," Bradley Cooper is a Navy SEAL marksman, a veteran of repeat...

http://juneauempire.com/steven-rea/2014-12-18/2014s-finest-films-wield-unique-po
Five US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - Five American troops with a special...ambushed by the Taliban in southern Afghanistan, in one of the deadliest friendly...during a security operation in southern Afghanistan.""Investigators are looking into...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-11/five-us-troops-killed-friendly-fire-a
Not For Web
Afghanistan vet honored as troops head to Iraq

...eye after taking a grenade blast in Afghanistan to save a fellow Marine received the...human cost of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, two wars the president pledged to...radio as they bled in the fields of Afghanistan."I accept this honor with a heavy...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-20/afghanistan-vet-honored-troops-head-i
Not For Web
Congress worries Iraq crisis could be repeated in Afghanistan

...plan to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan by the end of 2016, with fears that...Obama administration officials insist Afghanistan is not Iraq, with a population far...officials could offer no assurances that Afghanistan won't devolve into chaos after Americans...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-20/congress-worries-iraq-crisis-could-be
Not For Web
A new chapter

...He had stepped on a roadside bomb while on foot patrol in Afghanistan and lost both his legs and left arm and eye. He was discharged...wounded warriors who served and were injured in Iraq and Afghanistan as they recuperate at Walter Reed, as well as the mothers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-30/new-chapter
Local
My Turn: In support of the re-election of Munoz

...husband.On Jan. 16, 2012, my grandson, Gunnery Sgt. Thomas McRae, was wounded while serving with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. While on patrol he stepped on a IED. As a result, he lost his two legs, one arm and an eye. This has affected our family...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/support-re-election-mu%C3%B1oz
Opinion
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

...the rate of the non-Native population. The task force compared the level of stress to that of veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq.The study says 75 percent of deaths among indigenous children between the ages of 12 and 20 are caused by violence...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/report-tribal-youth-and-violence-urges-
State
War, Murkowski topics in Senate debate

...he had second thoughts about his "gung ho" support, earlier in his tenure, for additional resources and personnel in Afghanistan. He said he's not sure that was the right course given the loss of lives and financial costs. He said that has caused...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/war-murkowski-topics-senate-debate
State
Stephen P. Fagerstrom

...Fagerstrom-Verfurth; and brothers Philip and Mark Fagerstrom and Steve's son, Daniel Bonafilia (USAF, deployed in Afghanistan) and his wife Shanynn and granddaughters Meghan and Madelynn. Steve was a man whose faith saw him through many of life's...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173408209

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