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Today in History

...day of 2014. There are 124 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 29, 1944, 15,000 American troops of the 28th Infantry Division marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris as the French capital continued to celebrate its liberation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-29
State
Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

...Strip - Israel withdrew most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an apparent...spokesman, confirmed the bulk of ground troops had been pulled out of Gaza after the...he said. The army had thousands of troops in Gaza at the height of the operation...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-08-04/israel-withdraws-most-its-troops-gaza
Not For Web
Syrian rebels kill 10 troops, capture others in Lebanon

...BEIRUT - Syrian rebels killed 10 Lebanese troops and likely captured over a dozen more...The raid came hours after the army said troops detained Syrian Imad Ahmad Jomaa, who...after being wounded while fighting Syrian troops.The Nusra Front is one of the most powerful...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-08-04/syrian-rebels-kill-10-troops-capture-
Not For Web
A family affair

...a lot more intense, she said."He's really bummed," Kami said.But Kami's back at Statter this year, rallying the troops of volunteers. She's on the Territorial Sportsmen, Inc. board and said her family owes a lot to the organization, which...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-10/family-affair
Local
Five US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - Five American troops with a special operations unit were killed...is nowhere near over for some U.S. troops, who will keep fighting for at least...Adm. John Kirby said the five American troops were killed Monday "during a security...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-11/five-us-troops-killed-friendly-fire-a
Not For Web
Fundraiser makes grocery store trip easier

...cerebral palsy.But the members of Girl Scout Troop 4140 are hoping to turn the trip to the...the Salvation Army.In honor of their troop number, the girls' goal is to raise...Winger and Ariana Strickland, members of Troop 4140, are leading the fundraiser on their...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/fundraiser-makes-grocery-store-trip-eas
State
Sitka man gets medal, 6 decades late

...West Germany.Perensovich estimated he flew between two and five flights a day as a member of the 15th Troop Carrier Squadron in the 61st Troop Carrier Group, with a total of over 200 missions.He said the flights were not particularly exciting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/sitka-man-gets-medal-6-decades-late
State
Stage is set for final battles

...Dec. 23, the British landed 1,800 troops below New Orleans. That night in a surprise...000 men, attacked the resting British troops. After the initial attack, Jackson pulled...Just days after Christmas, British troops made probing attacks against some of the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-03/stage-set-final-battles
Neighbors
Fledgling nation goes to war

...Proctor, with about 900 regular British troops, merged with about 1,200 Native Americans...to obtain sufficient provisions for his troops that had now expanded to 1,000 regulars...Pawtuxet River. With only 250 regular troops available and another 1,500 from the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-27/fledgling-nation-goes-war
Neighbors
Families celebrate soldiers' return

...Spec. James Gilchrest as he gave him a handshake and several boxes of Girl Scout cookies."Last year, we had two Girl Scout troops that donated probably 140 boxes of Girl Scout cookies just for this kind of event," Rettig explained.Likewise, Lucy Gifford...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-04/families-celebrate-soldiers-return
Local

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