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My Turn: Dan Sullivan: An Alaska Marine the White House, as a U.S. Assistant Secretary of State under Rice and was recalled to active duty by the U.S. Marine Corps for a year and a half, where he spent substantial time serving in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the...
My Turn: Clear the way for changes at VA

...personal for me. I serve as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, and for the last two decades I have had...for U.S. Senate and a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.
Empire wins 12 Alaska Press Club awards

...Best Profile for her article "Wounded warrior returns to Juneau." Miller's article examined the journey of U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Thomas Howard McRae as he adjusted to life with prosthetic limbs following a war-time injury."This...
The long haul is over

...physical therapy at a military hospital in Bethesda, Md.Thomas McRae is ready to go home.The 32-year-old U.S. Marine Corps gunnery sergeant from Juneau, who was injured by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan in 2012, is slated to be discharged...
Wings of Alaska adopts new ticketing technology

Wings of Alaska customers can now book flights and connecting Alaska Airlines flights in one place on Wings of Alaska's website, thanks to new technology adopted by Wings' parent company, SeaPort Airlines.
Juneau mom, wounded warrior to be profiled in book

...Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed," will profile Carolee Ryan. Ryan is the mother of U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Thomas McRae, a triple amputee who was injured in Afghanistan by a roadside bomb in January 2012...
Army probes death of Alaska-based soldier

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON - The U.S. Army is investigating the death of an Alaska-based soldier from Illinois. U.S. Army Alaska officials say in a release that 24-year-old Sgt. Okan Murat Cetinbag of Morton Grove, Ill.
Sitka hospital CEO to retire

...Hallgren and his wife, Tanya, plan to move to Yuma, Ariz., where Tanya has accepted a counseling position with the U.S. Marine Corps.The hospital board announced the planned retirement Monday, and members said the hospital is in better shape...
National artist does free show for toy drive

...there was a jar on a table for donating to the Toys for Tots campaign, a national effort usually put on by the U.S. Marine Corps, but the National Guard led the charge this time in Juneau as there is no marine base here."It's a toy drive...
Former Marine catches bank robber in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - A 22-year-old man who just finished serving four years in the U.S. Marine Corps was able to track down an alleged bank robber and flag down a police cruiser, helping land the suspect in jail.Merrill Lake...


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