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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-13/my-turn
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: Remembering the lessons of World War II

...enlisting in the military and serving as civilian support. In the case of Maj. Marvin "Muktuk" Marston and his Alaska Territorial Guard, thousands of Alaskans - many from Native communities who had little contact with the U.S. government but felt...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-05/alaska-editorial-remembering-lessons-
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-06-24/what-you-leave-death-tells-story-abou
Letters
Thank you for the support of Alaska National Guard Day

...Soldiers and families. The special tribute to deployed soldiers and their families and to members of the Alaska Territorial Guard was a nice touch and much appreciated. On behalf of the Alaska National Guard Day Reunion Committee of the American...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-10/thank-you-support-alaska-national-g
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-21/tlingit-code-talkers-honored-congressio
State | Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-20/senate-run-goals-set
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-07/long-awaited-military-discharge-arrives
Local
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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169976683
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100406/sta_20061004025.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110901/Nei_briefs.shtml
Neighbors

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