Martha Lee Preecs Sandlin

...faculty members who were quietly called upon to assist with the Manhattan Project at Hanford. At that time, she met the quiet Navy veteran she would marry, Bert Preecs, who worked at the Boeing Plants while finishing his degree as well.After the War...
Nancy Weaver Seitz Chicago to work for Montgomery Ward and two years later seized an opportunity to go to Washington D.C. to work for the Navy Department. There she met her future husband, David Weaver. They married December 7, 1942, just before David was drafted...
With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

...hopefully catch more of his grandkids' baseball games."Carter, the nation's 39th president, served in submarines in the Navy and spent years as a peanut farmer before running for office, becoming a state senator and Georgia governor. His "plainspoken...
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1,252 acres of forest on Etolin Island to be milled

The Tongass National Forest's Navy Timber Sale Record of Decision has made...feet of sawlog and utility timber."The Navy Timber Sale will produce a supply of timber...allowed to once again grow vegetation."The Navy timber sales will not be advertised until...
Death Notice: Dennis Helmer Carlson

...1963 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School. Dennis served in the U.S. Navy for eight years and was a Vietnam veteran. Upon completion of his service in the U. S. Navy, he lived in southern California until 2012, when he moved to Arizona...
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Rohingya migrant crisis eases, but hard questions remain

...hailed as a breakthrough, and marks a major reversal after navies from the two countries and Thailand pushed boatloads of desperate...Minister Najib Razak tweeted Thursday that he had ordered the navy and coast guard to comb the sea to look for stranded migrants...
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Iran warships head to Yemen

...deliveries that might contain weapons or other lethal aid?U.S. officials say they haven't decided whether the U.S. or other navies in the area - including Saudi Arabia and Egypt - will block or try to inspect the cargo ship before it gets to Yemen. The officials...
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Military set to open combat jobs to women

...early talks, officials say the Army, Navy and Air Force likely will not seek exceptions...are likely to meet resistance from senior Navy and Defense Department officials who want...military commando jobs - including the Navy SEALs and the Army's Delta Force - though...
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Pentagon plans to increase drone flights by 50 pct.

...people."The intelligence analysts who process the information coming from these flights are a critical part of this," said Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman. "So, as we talk about expanding the number of UAV (drone) flights, we also have...
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Violence in Turkey leaves at least 9 dead

...and agreed to let the U.S.-led coalition use its bases for its fight against IS.In Washington, a Pentagon spokesman, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, said Monday that U.S. F-16 fighters brought to Turkey a day earlier were expected to begin flying combat...
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