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Photo: Honoring the Alaska Territorial Guard

Former Alaska Territorial Guardsman Jim Osborne, 88, of Hoonah tells Harvey Marvin, 75, that their unit lost two men in the Aleutians in the 1940s. A Capitol ceremony dedicated a memorial display for the Alaska Territorial Guard Tuesday in Juneau.
What you leave in death tells a story about your life

...according to his obituary, he provided service to others in many ways. His achievements range from joining the Alaska Territorial Guard during WW II to working as a public servant for City and Borough of Juneau and serving with several civic groups...
Photos: Territorial Guard statue

...of an Eskimo soldier in the Territorial Guard. The 5-foot-6-inch 300-pound...remind more Alaskans about the territorial guard, also known as the Eskimo Scouts...during World War II. The Alaska Territorial Guard, all volunteers, ranged in...
Alaska Territorial Guard celebrates 60th anniversary

...had enlisted in the new Alaska Territorial Guard, activated after Japan's...commemorated Thursday, Alaska Territorial Guard day. This year marks the 60th...1949. The contribution of the territorial guard has long been recognized within...
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...
Territorial Guard statue unveiled in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - A Territorial Guard statue unveiled in Fairbanks is one of eight that will be displayed around Alaska. Members of the Alaska Native Veterans Association...
Territorial Guard may get pension checks

...ANCHORAGE - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says Alaska Territorial Guard members whose military pensions were reduced by a...that directs the military to count service in the territorial guard during World War II. The members were assigned to...
Statue honors Alaska Territorial Guard

FAIRBANKS - Members of the Alaska Native Veterans Association have unveiled a statue honoring the Alaska Territorial Guard. Association members presented the bronze statue Saturday at the Veterans Memorial in Fairbanks. The largely Native...
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Alaska Territorial Guard Day proclaimed

ANCHORAGE - Saturday is Alaska Territorial Guard Day, in honor of a largely Native militia formed to defend the state from the threat of a Japanese attack during World War II...
My Turn: We love Alaska Airlines

...nearly 50 veterans and 50 guardians to D.C. Veterans from all branches of the military, including the Alaska Territorial Guard, were represented in this trip. Many of the veterans had never been to D.C. and one indicated he had not flown...


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