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Honoring Col. Van Winkle

...always reaches out to old friends, current military and veterans in the places he visits. Ret. Marine Lt. Col. Pat Carothers, who grew up with Van Winkle in Juneau and played an integral role in having the memorial for Van Winkle placed...
Sprucing up for Memorial Day

Retired Marine Corps Lt. Col. Pat Carothers, left, stands alongside Tim Armstrong, former Veterans of Foreign Wars commander of Taku Post 5559, on Wednesday as they watch...
Local veteran honored

For his six years service as chairman of the Alaska Veterans Advisory Council, long-time Juneau resident Pat Carothers has been awarded the Alaska Legion of Merit. Carothers, who served for 36 years with the U.S. Marine Corps and...
Local ceremonies honor fallen today

...serving in war. Sound off on the important issues at But there are a lot more fallen soldiers to thank, said Lt. Col. Pat Carothers, today's keynote speaker at the 11 a.m. Memorial Day ceremony at Evergreen Park. "The only thing I'm going...
Carothers: Finding a place for veterans

...distinction of being the most decorated member of the Marine Corps when he retired after 36 years, Juneau's Lt. Col. Pat Carothers remains the essential military man. And if old soldiers are expected to fade away, that's not in the cards for...
State speech honors two from Juneau

...his state budget priorities. University of Alaska Southeast freshman Kanani Pavitt and decorated military veteran Pat Carothers will be introduced by the governor when he delivers his seventh State of the State address at 7 tonight in the House...
Commission honors veteran memorial

...presented by Maj. Gen. Phillip Oates and Knowles, and is only the fifth such state certificate to be awarded, said Pat Carothers of Juneau, chairman of the Alaska Veterans Advisory Council. Van Winkle served in the Marine Corps during World War...
Around Town

...Details: Wendy, 463-5174. Memorial Day ceremony, 11 a.m., Evergreen Cemetery. With keynote speaker Lt. Col. Pat Carothers, a World War II, Korean and Vietnam veteran. Sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Taku Post 5559. Toddler...
Dinner honors seniors in Juneau

...pounds of turkey and ham, plus all the fixings for 350-400 seniors expected for the 34th annual event. Meanwhile, Pat Carothers, a retired career Marine and associate member of the CPOA, had been slicing turkey and placing it in serving dishes...
New veterans not joining the old

...of the kids coming back today don't know about or appreciate what can be done," retired Marine Corps Lt. Col. Pat Carothers said. "It's just a shame." George Roberts, the current commander of Taku Post 5559 of the Veterans of Foreign...


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