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Sitka man gets medal, 6 decades late

...medal. "Knowing what it meant ... It was an honor."The son of an immigrant coal miner, Perensovich joined the Army Air Corps - the predecessor to the U.S. Air Force - in February 1945 at the age of 18, and was initially a flight mechanic stationed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/sitka-man-gets-medal-6-decades-late
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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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Timeline of Ted Stevens' Senate career

Photos Courtesy of Sen. Ted Stevens and Juneau Empire File World War II - Ted Stevens joined the Army Air Corps and flew support missions for the Flying Tigers of the 14th Air Force. He recieved two Distinguished Flying Crosses and other...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041507/loc_20070415032.shtml
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This Day in History

...important issues at In 1879, 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/122906/sta_20061229022.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070204/sta_thisday.shtml
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Obituary

...Rabinowitz. When he was 5, his family moved to Brooklyn, N.Y. During World War II, he served with the U.S. Army Air Corps. When the war ended, he attended Syracuse University and Harvard Law School, graduating in 1952. He worked as a lawyer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062501/Com_Obit.html
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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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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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