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Accumulated Fragments: Histories entwined: A ship, her origins and her adventures

...the harbor and proceeded to protect American interests. The new Captain, Lester A. Beardslee, became the first US Naval officer to take command of the Department of Alaska. Up until 1877 the Department of Alaska had been administered by the Army...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-25/accumulated-fragments-histories-ent
Neighbors
Letters from USS Juneau sailor could come to city

...Wanamaker said it is clear that Meeker saw some action during his first - and last - few months at sea."If I were a naval officer trying to figure out how a battle went, I'd want to read what this guy managed to put into his letter in vague references...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-07/letters-uss-juneau-sailor-could-come-ci
Local
Photos: U.S.S. Juneau reception

...exhibit on the U.S.S. Juneau on display during a reception at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum on Saturday. A Naval officer stationed in Juneau, Lt. Cmdr. Miguel Vasquez, gave a presentation on the lost cruiser during the reception, and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-12/photos-uss-juneau-reception
Local
On Independence Day, George Washington's warning

...it. Sound familiar?In fact, the British had their own version of 9/11 when John Paul Jones, a former British naval officer who became a colonial patriot, brought the revolution to Great Britain's doorstep by raiding the west coast of England...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-07-04
Opinion
NC man joins fight to save historic Arctic exploration vessel

...Lindbergh, trying to get there first. Although Lindbergh beat then Lt. Cmdr. Byrd in completing the trip, the naval officer still managed to successfully cross the ocean.Rear Adm. Byrd is also famous for his first Antarctic expedition from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-29/nc-man-joins-fight-save-historic-arctic
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...trombone quartets and trombone choirs are very common in churches,'' he said. Some background: Hill, 42, is a naval officer and a mechanical engineer with Naval Forces Alaska. He's played the 'bone for 30 years. While in high school in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022400/Ent_profile.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Ensign Gary A. Ryals, son of Ken R. Ryals and Karen M. Polley of Juneau, recently received his commission as a naval officer after completing Officer Candidate School at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031099/Com_forces.shtml
Navy officer sentenced to four years in prison

...don't, you are going to go away." Before his arrest Schetky held a top secret clearance as the highest ranking naval officer in Alaska. He was officer in charge of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Maritime Homeland Defense Detachment. Schetky...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062207/loc_20070622039.shtml
News
Effort may resurrect classic Tlingit book

...considered the definitive history of traditional Tlingit culture at its peak at the end of the 19th century. Emmons, a naval officer and ethnographer, meticulously recorded Native life and traditions during a 10-year period in the late 1800s. When...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020302/sta_haines1.shtml
News
Martin Luther King's dream lives on

...itself drew on history. Seventy-six years earlier, on Jan. 1, 1863, in the South Carolina Sea Islands, a Union naval officer had read aloud to a gathering of slaves the Emancipation Proclamation, which declared them to be "henchforth and forever...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-01-08/martin-luther-kings-dream-lives
Opinion

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