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94-year-old checks off B-17 on bucket list

...scratched off another accomplishment on his bucket list - flying a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber as he did as an Army Air Corps pilot during World War II."It was one helluva an experience," Rahoi said.His dream flight began at the Yankee Air...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-09/94-year-old-checks-b-17-bucket-list
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Anchorage WW II veteran receives overdue combat medal

...contact, and Charlton told him that he was put in for a medal.Originally from upstate New York, Miller served in the Air Corps and then the Air Force until 1964. He moved to Anchorage in 1981 after his daughter and son-in-law relocated to Elmendorf...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-01/anchorage-ww-ii-veteran-receives-overdu
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This Day in History

...these United Colonies are, and of right, ought to be, Free and Independent States." In 1926, the United States Army Air Corps was created. In 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting...

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Marauders' memories

...than stay in the camps. "I knew I had a big challenge ahead of me," said Hirobayashi, who volunteered for the Army Air Corps. Matsumoto, a third-generation American who grew up in southern California, was classified as an enemy alien when...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082003/loc_veterans.shtml
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State Briefs

...community." Frank was born in Minto and raised there and in Rampart. When he was almost 18, he joined the U.S. Army Air Corps and was sent to the South Pacific. After leaving the military, Frank tried working for Boeing in Seattle but missed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110901/sta_briefs.shtml
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Stevens nears end of reign over spending

...groups that have criticized him "psychopaths" and "idiots," and says helping his state is part of his job. An Army Air Corps cargo pilot during World War II, Stevens has used his Senate perch to haul so much money back to his state that he is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111204/sta_20041112002.shtml
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Antarctic explorer Norman Vaughan dies at 100

...of the sport at the 1932 Winter Olympics. At the outset of World War II, he was commissioned an officer in the Army Air Corps and assigned to a search-and-rescue unit in Maine. After serving in the Korean War, Vaughan started making frequent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122505/sta_20051225003.shtml
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This Day in History

...Nice, France. Mount Billy Mitchell, near Valdez, was named after the famous brigadier general of the U.S. Army Air Corps. In 1935, the University of Alaska at Fairbanks Library was formally dedicated in its new location, the Library/Gymnasium...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122902/loc_hstory.shtml
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This Day in History

...Nice, France. Mount Billy Mitchell, near Valdez, was named after the famous brigadier general of the U.S. Army Air Corps. In 1935, the University of Alaska at Fairbanks library was formally dedicated in its new location, the library/gymnasium...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122903/sta_thisday.shtml
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This Day in History

...Nice, France. Mount Billy Mitchell, near Valdez, was named after the famous brigadier general of the U.S. Army Air Corps. In 1935, the University of Alaska at Fairbanks Library was formally dedicated in its new location, the library and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122905/sta_20051229024.shtml
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