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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...
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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...
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...
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...
Death Notice: James Jefferson Pilgrim

...Pilgrim was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sept. 29, 1957. He served in the U.S. Army until he retired as a Staff Sergeant in 1992. He is preceded in death by his sisters, Judy Prifogle and Janet Regian. He is survived by his mother...
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Discharged airman gets key role at inauguration UAA. During his service, he completed assignments in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, and was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant. In 2002, he earned a slot in highly-competitive pilot training. He grew up in the Army and had always wanted...
Local woman's book honors war hero uncle 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...
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...
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...
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...


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