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VA secretary pays tribute to WWII Alaska Native militia

...those who served in the Alaska Territorial Guard during World War II.McDonald...Congress that had recognized the territorial guard service as federal active duty...military to count service in the territorial guard during World War II.Percy...
At National Guard reunion, veterans reminisce, swap stories

...Alaska's first governor, served in the Alaska Territorial Guard, which was in existence from 1942 until 1947."My dad, believe it or not, he was in the Alaska Territorial Guard, and we got his official discharge papers just last...
Writers Weir: Life with my Grandparents

...and have over 90 direct descendants. My grandpa Robert Paul Duncan served the army as a Alaska Territorial Guard during WWII. Alaska Territorial Guard was a defense for Alaska. He served until the end of war. Shortly after the war had ended...
My Turn: Independent report is a plan for the future

...Alaska National Guard is not that long, but it is unique and noteworthy. With its roots in the men of the Alaska Territorial Guard who provided practical, Alaskan "know how" to defend our nation's coastline in World War II, the Alaska National...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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