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Eugene F. Chittenden

...High School in 1967 and went to Southern Colorado State College in 1971 majoring in mathematics. He was drafted to join the US Navy and was stationed in Japan and Washington D.C. He worked as a computer programmer/ analyst for a company called Informatics...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172621022
Arnold F. Soley Jr.

...Washington State College for a short time before joining the U.S. Navy. He served on ships all over the world, during both the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He retired from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer after 20 years of service. He retired...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172563043
On Writing: Commas, history and William Strunk

...from a different perspective."The Elements of Style" is a great book. When I was a freshman in college, fresh out of the Navy and determined to learn to write like a grown-up, someone recommended it, so I bought it and studied it and committed it...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/commas-history-and-william-strunk
Art
Donald Loptien

...age of four. He grew up in Mora, Minnesota and Costa Mesa, California. At the age of 17 he left high school and joined the Navy and served from 1964 to 1968. During his service he served one tour of duty in Vietnam.In December of 1971 he moved to Juneau...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172371869
Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

...over to the borough shortly after construction.The U.S. Navy footed most of the $78 million bill for the Susitna, a prototype...has rejected private bids of up to $2 million.The Philippine Navy was scheduled to inspect the Susitna - docked in Ketchikan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/mat-su-officials-meet-feds-over-ferry-b
State
Today in Sports History

...In 1935, a Labor Day hurricane slammed into the Florida Keys, claiming more than 400 lives.In 1944, during World War II, Navy pilot Lt. (jg) George Herbert Walker Bush was shot down by Japanese forces as he completed a bombing run over the Bonin Islands...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02
State
Brita recalling children's water bottles

...Alaska Housewares, Associated Food Stores, Bartell Drug, C Wholesale Grocers, Quidsi, Royal Ahold, Shopko, Target, US Navy Exchange and Walmart.Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the bottles and to contact Brita for a postage-paid...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/brita-recalling-childrens-water-bottles
State
Death Notice: Thomas A. Westvang

Thomas A. WestvangThomas A. Westvang died July 8, 2014 at the age of 73.Westvang served in the U.S. military/Navy from 1958 to 1961. He worked for Reliable Transfer as a freight truck driver. He was also a farmer and cowboy. He was the...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-07-18/death-notice-thomas-westvang
Death Notices
Metaphorical wars are unwinnable

...its original goals, the war on drugs has been a tremendous success. Real wars are fought against other nations with armies, navies, and air forces. Metaphorical wars cannot be won. Who is going to surrender and sign the peace treaty? Kirk Muse Mesa...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072810/let_687347114.shtml
Opinion
Con: US Bombing of Iran unnecessary - it lacks resources needed to block the Strait of Hormuz

...president is threatening to use Iran's navy to close the Strait of Hormuz to shipping...battle between the Iranian and U.S. navies - Iran did not try to totally block this...for direct U.S. involvement.U.S. Navy war games have shown that closing the Strait...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-01-27/con-us-bombing-iran-unnecessary-it-la
Opinion

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