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Group plans Alaska Territorial Guard memorial park

ANCHORAGE - Federal validation took decades for Harold Bahr and the other members of a largely Native militia that was created to defend the immense territory of Alaska from the threat of Japanese aggression during World War II.All the...

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Senators criticize Obama over militia

...to compute such pay. Murkowski and Begich note the service occurred before statehood, when members of the mostly Native militia guarded the U.S. territory of Alaska from the threat of Japanese attack.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092709/reg_497943365.shtml
Alaska Territorial Guard celebrates 60th anniversary

ANCHORAGE - Harold Bahr became a man at 11, when he joined a largely Native militia called up to protect the vast territory of Alaska from the threat of Japanese aggression during World War II. Sound off on the...

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Statue honors Alaska Territorial Guard

...Guard. Association members presented the bronze statue Saturday at the Veterans Memorial in Fairbanks. The largely Native militia served during World War II, assigned to guard Alaska from the Japanese.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060110/reg_647458171.shtml
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Alaska Territorial Guard Day proclaimed

ANCHORAGE - Saturday is Alaska Territorial Guard Day, in honor of a largely Native militia formed to defend the state from the threat of a Japanese attack during World War II. The date, Oct. 18, also is Alaska Day...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101608/reg_344937461.shtml
Army to provide retirement pay to unpaid militia

...Secretary of the Army has authorized emergency funds to supplement a reduction in retirement pay for veterans of a largely Native militia formed to guard the territory of Alaska during World War II, Alaska's congressional delegation said Wednesday...

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