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Honoring Col. Van Winkle

...which he said was pretty good for a 19-year-old high school dropout. Van Winkle had previously been a Staff Sergeant gunner in World War II and had agreed to serve again, a promise he kept during the Korean war, when they first met, and during the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/honoring-col-van-winkle
Local
Our veterans deserve the very best

In 1971, Randy Clifford was a door gunner on a Huey helicopter with the First Cavalry in Vietnam whose mission was a dangerous one: flying low along the Cambodian border...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-30/our-veterans-deserve-very-best
Opinion
Today In Sports History

DECEMBER 21907 - Tommy Burns defends his world heavyweight title by knocking out Gunner Moir in the 10th round at London.1944 - Ohio State quarterback Leslie Horvath wins the Heisman Trophy.1947 - Notre Dame quarterback...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-12-02/today-sports-history
Sports
Davis takes top nod at shooting match

...C. The events were singles (the shot gunner is shooting at a moving clay bird released...from the shooter), handicap (the shot gunner is shooting at a moving clay bird released...his/her class) and doubles (the shot gunner is shooting at two moving clay bird released...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082010/out_697869446.shtml
Outdoors
Photo: Walking to fight cancer

...and Mary Ziegenfuss, right, walk with their children, Ezra, 11, second from right, and Ezekiel, 4, and their puppy, Gunner, during the final laps of the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life fundraiser Sunday at Dimond Park. Organizers said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072108/loc_307197326.shtml
Recognitions

...Schenker later graduated from Bravo Company, Infantry Training Battalion, School of Infantry, Camp Pendleton as a 0331 machine gunner. He is currently stationed at Marine Corps Base Hawaii as a member of a weapons company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021509/nei_388167764.shtml
Jerry Coleman's wit and humility made him unique

...fellow pilots torn apart by enemy assault in the sky all around him."I'm only 19," he said in that same article. "My gunner is 18. God, back home, we couldn't get the keys to the family car. Now here I'm given my own plane. You grow up fast...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-10/jerry-colemans-wit-and-humility-made-h
Sports
Moose caller matches up bulls with hunters

...said. "I just happen to shoot big moose."Looking for the most meat per shot, Hunt works the mornings before dawn and the evenings after dusk."If you sleep in," the long-time moose gunner said. "You ain't hunting with me."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-18/moose-caller-matches-bulls-hunters
State
Douglas Ackley

...was delayed on this course by World War II. Douglas wrote a book about his experiences flying in a B17 bomber as a top turret gunner and engineer entitled Twenty-Seven and a Half Missions in the Fifteenth Air Force, which recounted the year he spent behind...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168980021
UAA pucksters tie Air Force for Kendall crown

...night, avoided the loss when right winger John Kruse poked home the puck on a wild scramble as the clock wound down. Cole Gunner and Kyle De Laurell picked up assists on the play, which occurred on a 6-on-4 situation.UAA had taken a 3-2 lead earlier...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-10-16/uaa-pucksters-tie-air-force-kendall-cr
Sports

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