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Robert Schroth

...to sign, he joined the Navy in 1944, went to a Marine training camp then stationed in the South Pacific. All our armed forces in WWII were called the "Greatest Generation." On the troop ship headed for Tokyo, his hero, President Truman dropped...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173559301
A century later, mythic thud of ball still heard

...involved in the fighting from the early days. Of the 5,000 professional players at the time, about 2,000 joined the armed forces. Sometimes whole lineups signed up at the same time to create what became known as the Footballers' Battalions. London...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-11/century-later-mythic-thud-ball-still-h
Sports
Alaska Native military service recognized

...women are currently serving in the armed forces across the world."In some tribal...contributions to keeping American armed forces safe. The Veterans of Foreign...Every code they (the U.S. Armed Forces) ever had was broken by the Japanese...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-12/alaska-native-military-service-recogniz
Local
Empire Editorial: Legislature has a duty to investigate Guard scandal

...responsibility to assess if the leadership and policy changes that resulted are enough to protect the dignity of Alaska's Armed Forces and the safety of its men and women in uniform. The healing process will take time, about 12 to 18 months, according...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-13/empire-editorial-legislature-has-duty
Opinion
A Bishop's Perspective: A time to say 'Gunalcheesh'

...rights); and for those who risk their lives on our behalf: our police and firefighters and our men and women in the armed forces.We are called in charity and truth to respond to the sufferings that afflict our neighbors. And we should stand in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-23/bishops-perspective-time-say-gunalch%
Opinion
House committee passes bill to address military sexual assaults Wednesday

...Democrats, a House committee Wednesday approved legislation to tackle the growing problem of sexual assault in the armed forces by taking away the power of military commanders to overturn convictions in rape and assault cases.The bill passed...

http://juneauempire.com/donna-cassata/2013-06-06/house-committee-passes-bill-add
Budget crunch idles Guard units across US

...It takes away an opportunity for us to train and be mission-capable," he said.The Guards function as reserve armed forces and can be activated by the president for U.S. military action or called out by their governors to help with natural...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-07/budget-crunch-idles-guard-units-across-
State
Letter:

...can think of no men and women who strive more valiantly for the goals we hold most dear than the men and women of our Armed Forces, and for me personally, Marines. Finally, my dad the Marine was always polite and always stayed on mission. And...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-15/letter
Letters
Letters: Dan Sullivan will do more with less

...can think of no men and women who strive more valiantly for the goals we hold most dear than the men and women of our Armed Forces, and for me personally, Marines.Finally, my dad the Marine was always polite and always stayed on mission. And...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-17/letters-dan-sullivan-will-do-more-les
Letters
JDHS grad wrestles into final tourney for All-Navy

...the team began competition at the Armed Forces Championships in Idaho. The former...ranked ... to get us ready for the Armed Forces Championships ... and get better...Orleans was the site of the 2008 Armed Forces wrestling championships. "I'm...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031309/spo_408679097.shtml

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