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Honoring Col. Van Winkle

...Corporal, which he said was pretty good for a 19-year-old high school dropout. Van Winkle had previously been a Staff Sergeant gunner in World War II and had agreed to serve again, a promise he kept during the Korean war, when they first met...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/honoring-col-van-winkle
Local
Alaska Science Forum: Northern lab cranked out the quirky and creative

...publicized was the lab's "simulated survival trek" from Anaktuvuk Pass to the Arctic Ocean by an Air Force captain and staff sergeant in July 1962. The men were given an aircraft survival kit and instructed to hike and float their way to the Beaufort...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-14/alaska-science-forum-northern-lab-cr
Outdoors
Juneau's officer Hatch named Municipal Employee of the Year

...crime scene and understand law enforcement.JPD's School Resource Department once employed three officers and a staff sergeant, but the department has struggled to recruit new employees due to a budget crunch, and the department was all but...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/juneaus-officer-hatch-named-municipal-e
Local | Neighbors
The long haul is over

...injured; he had already served three tours of duty in Iraq.On the first of May, McRae was promoted from the rank of Staff Sergeant to a gunnery sergeant, or "gunny." That's the rank he will retire at. He said he is planning on retiring from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-13/long-haul-over
Local
Local woman's book honors war hero uncle

...review of "We Clear The Way: A Tribute to My Uncle, Staff Sergeant John L. Schreier and the 319th Engineer Combat Battalion...One to Sergeant Peter Medwick, and the other to Staff Sergeant John L. Schreier (1921-45). Schreier was the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111101/Ent_book.shtml
Entertainment
Army soldier found dead in Anchorage

...his Anchorage home. Army officials are investigating the death of Anthony S. Schmachtenberger, a 30-year-old staff sergeant. The Anchorage Daily News reported the body was discovered Wednesday afternoon by two soldiers sent to find Schmachtenberger...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073109/reg_473234814.shtml
Makeshift team jumps into test of endurance

...first Armed Forces Eco-Challenge. "We're the underdogs, the step-children," said Tiffany Morse, an Army staff sergeant from Fort Bragg competing in the 150-mile multi-sport endurance race through Alaska wilderness. Twenty-two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062001/Loc_EnduranceTest.html
Local
Vets remember a brother

...the congressional Medal of Honor for valor at the Battle of Chosin. He received it in 1952 for leading his men as a staff sergeant into hand-to-hand combat at Chosin. Some of the men who laid the wreath may not have known him, but they know...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081102/loc_vets.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...first Armed Forces Eco-Challenge. "We're the underdogs, the step-children," said Tiffany Morse, an Army staff sergeant from Fort Bragg competing in the 150-mile multi-sport endurance race through Alaska wilderness. Twenty-two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062001/Loc_EnduranceTest.shtml
Alaska Digest

...Cub Scout and a first grader at Arctic Light Elementary School on Fort Wainwright. His father, Robert Wilson, a staff sergeant with the 117th Infantry, 172nd Stryker Brigade, was out of state undergoing jaw surgery. Michael's alertness...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100306/sta_20061003021.shtml
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