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Jacob Jones Hendricks

...1939 to find gold. He worked in the AJ Mines, drove a cab part time and worked construction. He joined the Alaska Territorial Guard and helped build airstrips during WWII. He was an Operating Engineer and retired in 1987 from the City and Borough...
Tlingit code talkers honored with Congressional Silver Medals

...of our nation's history. Our territory was occupied in the Aleutians, our first people represented the Alaska Territorial Guard and our Code Talkers stepped forward with a willingness to defend a nation they had yet to fully belong to. I thank...
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Senate run goals set

...During World War II, Alaska Natives - some as young as 12 - heroically volunteered and sacrificed in the Alaska Territorial Guard to defend our country and state against the Japanese. Alaskans went on to serve in high numbers in Korea, Vietnam and...
Long-awaited military discharge arrives 66 years late for former governor

...constitutional convention and long before he served three terms as governor, William A. Egan served in the Alaska Territorial Guard during World War II. Cpl. Egan retired from the service after the war, on March 31, 1947, but he never received...
Group plans Alaska Territorial Guard memorial park

...the 6,400-member Alaska Territorial Guard, whose members were formally...Japanese was very real for the territorial guards, who took their roles with...Japanese to land," he said.The territorial guards, nicknamed Uncle Sam's Men...
Dedication planned for AK Territorial Guard park

...the 6,400-member Alaska Territorial Guard during World War II.The held along with an evening territorial guard remembrance attended by area...state, faces west just as the territorial guard did scanning the horizon. Plans...
Alaska officials send off Guard soldiers

...and others. "You follow a long line of warriors," Murkowski said. "You are the descendants of the (Alaska) Territorial Guard and the Eskimo Scouts. We owe you an extreme amount of gratitude that we can never repay." Murkowski made the...
Neighbors Briefs

...Colors. The Juneau community is invited. At the Juneau home there are six veterans , two Navy, one Army, one Territorial Guard, one National Guard, one Coast Guard. Laurie Whistler will play the bagpipes. For more information, call Cindy...
Local veteran honored

...should be filled." In addition to concerns over housing for aging veterans, Carothers plans to work for a veterans' cemetery in the Fairbanks area and for veterans recognition for Alaska Natives who served in the Alaska Territorial Guard.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Game building in Douglas. He was a charter member of the Douglas United Methodist Church, a member of the Alaska Territorial Guard, charter member and monarch of the Douglas Lions Club, president of the Juneau Lions Club, past-master of the...


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