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Sea patrols watch Alaska waters since Sept. 11

...Groves. The United States faces a steep learning curve defending against possible attacks on home soil, said Groves, a British Army veteran who did a tour in Belfast in 1986 before he was 18. "To be brutally honest, you've had it rather gentle...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091002/sta_seapatrol.shtml
News
Blunt and McGregor key to success of 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen'

...begun.It's also not smooth sailing for Harriet and Alfred in their tangled personal lives. She is involved with a British army captain on dangerous assignment; he's in a pro forma marriage with a woman who views him as an afterthought.It's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-04-19/blunt-and-mcgregor-key-success-salmon-fis
Art
James Monroe: Courage in battle on the way to the White House

...William Alexander.He was at the general's side about 20 miles south of Philadelphia on the Brandywine River when the British army advanced toward the capital after landing on the northern shore of Chesapeake Bay. As Redcoats closed in from three...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-03/james-monroe-courage-battle-way-white
Opinion
Alaska, Cook, Washington and Gregory

...the Delaware from Pennsylvania and in the snow, marked along the way by the blood from their feet, they eluded the British army of Cornwallis, sent to trap them on the banks of the river. They marched to Princeton where they defeated regiments...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060603/nei_alaskacook.shtml
Neighbors
In Stacks

...the Irish potato famine that fed thousands, written cookbooks for housewives and for army cooks, and reformed the British army kitchens during the Crimean war (again, saving thousands by giving them food worth eating!). (juvenile) "Ten...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120102/boo_stacks.shtml
Books
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...One day in 1945 her captors mysteriously disappeared, leaving a camp full of dying prisoners. Soon afterward the British Army rolled into camp. She said that six weeks later, shortly after she turned 16, she weighed herself on a scale...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041901/Loc_Holocaust.shtml
Elizabeth C. Israelson

...Jane Stuart Taylor, she was one of five siblings. She received her nursing degree in Aberdeen and enrolled in the British Army from l943-1947, during World War II. Her work as a nurse took her all over Europe and to North Africa. She had...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020608/obi_244292651.shtml
On war: Gurkhas come with knives flashing

...special detachment and Singapore has incorporated them into its police force. Last year 17,349 applied to join the British Army and 230 were accepted. Their battle cry is "Ayo Gurkhali. "The Gurkhas are coming," with their kukri knives flashing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091708/nei_333389154.shtml
Gurkhas unfairly portrayed in column

...over the world. Gurkhas were incorporated into the British army after Britain made Nepal a protectorate in 1816, the...World Wars I and II; currently 3,500 serve in the British Army. More than 45,000 have been killed serving Britain...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092208/let_335274234.shtml
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