Charles E. Sanford

...then attended Juneau High School until the age of 17, when he joined the Navy and served aboard the USS Ranger, an aircraft carrier. Following his honorable discharge from the Navy, Chuck worked in the dental field in Oregon, Washington and back...
House panel OKs $601 billion defense bill

...1. The blueprint spared excess military bases, the Cold War-era U-2 spy plane, Navy cruisers and an 11th aircraft carrier as parochial interests prevailed in an election year.The full House is expected to consider the legislation the...
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Review: 'Leave You': A-list cast, B-grade result

...mourn. Everybody's stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fill an aircraft carrier. What could go wrong? Ha ha. What couldn't?This scenario could be a drama or a comedy - or, in the case of...
State ferry takes aircraft to mainland

KODIAK - The ferry Tustumena recently became an aircraft carrier.James Jackson and Jay Wattum wheeled one of the most unusual vehicles to ever travel aboard a state ferry across City Pier 1...
China says it monitored 2 US B-52 bombers in its airspace

...and other countries.China is sending its sole aircraft carrier to the South China Sea for its first sea trial...Beijing over parts of the region. Manila said the aircraft carrier's presence in the sea threatens regional stability...
Family of sunken sub captain found boat, closure

...strategic base at Midway and destroying the few U.S. aircraft carriers in the Pacific would force the United States out...Japanese fleet was heading. Nimitz positioned his aircraft carriers to pounce. In a duel by carrier-launched aircraft...
Alaska soldiers train with unmanned aircraft

...Arresting gear - wires stretched perpendicular across the runway - catch a tailhook on the drone the same way an aircraft carrier stops a jet. If the drone misses the pendant lines, a net is the last resort to bring it to a stop.
Lee Ray Neal

...Juneau-Douglas High School in 1964, Lee enlisted in the Navy and served in Viet Nam with Attack Squadron 95, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Shangri-La. Subsequently, Lee worked for United Airlines and then Airborne Express, living in California...
This Day in History

...U.S. embassy in Moscow. In 1981, 14 people were killed when a Marine jet crashed onto the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz off Florida. In 1996, a police sergeant searching the murky waters where ValuJet Flight 592 crashed...
What's up with that?

...from a ship. While in military service, the ship served as a work barge assisting the nuclear-powered USS Nimitz aircraft carrier. Then, as now, lacking its own source of propulsion, the barge must be towed to each job site. Wanting to see...
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