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Calvin Raymond Crawford

...his car before being seen as his car speakers were routinely set at the highest level! He was an avid reader of history and military books, and loved tending to the cats he and Patricia owned.Cal was preceded in death by his parents, James Henry and Mary...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173454249
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...Chi Minh launched widespread attacks against the French.In 1950, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was named commander of the military forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.In 1961, former U.S. Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., 73, suffered...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/today-history
Local
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...terms of efficiency to move the two organizations closer together.Congress has been reluctant to cut funding for the U.S. military, even during the recent recession, and within the Department of Defense, the Coast Guard would be assured of financial stability...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-16/empire-editorial-defend-coast-guard
Opinion
Cleanup from failed rocket expected by end of year

...Lockheed-Martin, but it must first rebuild from a serious accident this summer.On Aug. 25, a rocket carrying an experimental military payload exploded shortly after takeoff from the state-owned Kodiak Launch Complex. Controllers on the ground destroyed the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/cleanup-failed-rocket-expected-end-year
State
International search and rescue

...the U.S. Coast Guard had to ask permission to launch military aircraft and vessels into the area."The search, even though there's...housed at JBER.? Saturday, Dec. 13: The South Korean military vessel Sambong is expected to arrive on scene. Its presence...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-11/international-search-and-rescue
Local
Ketchikan great earns Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

...basketball teams in 1965, 1966, 1967 and 1968. Brown later played one season at Seattle University, spent two years in the military, played two seasons at Northwestern College in Kirkland and transferred to Seattle Pacific to finish a teaching degree. Brown...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-10/ketchikan-great-earns-alaska-sports-ha
Sports
My Turn: Torture of the American conscience

...up by the U.S. Supreme Court. Siding with the Times, Justice Hugo Black wrote for the majority that the "guarding of military and diplomatic secrets at the expense of informed representative government provides no real security."A few months later...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-12/my-turn-torture-american-conscience
Opinion
Begich bids emotional farewell to US Senate

...half the population of Alaska. He cited work he did toward allowing oil and gas development in the Arctic and on veterans, military and other issues.He said he always told his staff it didn't matter to him who sponsored a bill but rather if it was a good...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-12/begich-bids-emotional-farewell-us-senat
State
Hawaii's US Sen. Schatz named to Senate appropriations committee

...priority, saying he would work to ensure Hawaii's roads, rail and harbors are modern and robust.Schatz also wants to secure military spending for Hawaii so the state continues to play a major role in the refocus of U.S. attention toward the Asia-Pacific...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/hawaiis-us-sen-schatz-named-senate-appr
State
Stephen P. Fagerstrom

...peacefully in his sleep on Monday, December 1st. Steve was an avid outdoorsmen, naturalist and Bronze Star recipient for his military service in the Army, serving with distinction in the Viet Nam war.Steve is preceded in death by his brother David and father...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173408209

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