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Alaska editorial: Wildlife managers need options for predator control

...killing any animals that happened upon the bait, in the name of predator control. In the 1970s a former Navy-trained machine gunner who worked for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game proposed what he thought might be a safer means of shooting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111005/opi_20051110023.shtml
Opinion
Hoonah soldier awarded Silver Star

...Brown's unit was on patrol in August of 2009 when it was attacked. Brown was serving as an assistant M-240 machine gunner, exposing himself to direct machine gun fire while having to fire his own rifle to cover a team caught in the open...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080610/loc_691670564.shtml
News
Northwest Digest

...forfeiting all pay and allowances and being formally reprimanded. The verdict followed a five-day court martial . The machine gunner with the 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division was wounded in a March 24, 2005, grenade attack in Mosul. He was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052206/sta_20060522009.shtml
News
World War II veterans reunite

...who was sworn into the Navy on Nov. 13, 1942. He said his service as a seaman first class, deckhand and 20 mm machine gunner "prepared me well for jobs as school superintendent and mayor" in Juneau. The Portland was part of battles including...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052704/loc_wwii.shtml
News
Veteran feeling abused by the system

...diagnosed seizure, Hartin said. Shean traces his seizures to shrapnel wounds he suffered in 1969 in Vietnam as a machine gunner with the First Infantry Division. When wounded, he was hospitalized for four months in-country and then in Japan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061800/Loc_vet.html
Local
Three vets view war

...Division, a ground troop outfit reliant on helicopter transport. He was next to his machine gunner when the soldier was killed, so Armstrong became the machine gunner. "You're scared to death 24 hours a day," he said. "You've got hours of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101401/Loc_vetmain.shtml
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...diagnosed seizure, Hartin said. Shean traces his seizures to shrapnel wounds he suffered in 1969 in Vietnam as a machine gunner with the First Infantry Division. When wounded, he was hospitalized for four months in-country and then in Japan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061800/Loc_vet.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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021509/nei_388167764.shtml
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