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Joseph Washington Betit

...active duty as a second lieutenant, U.S. Army Reserve on November, 5, 1947...and to that end he retired from the U.S. Army in 1968 and moved to Juneau. In...a poet and many retirees from the U.S. Army, States of Alaska and Vermont...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177500115
Chapin Heumann

...construction of the battleship USS South Dakota and 18 other U.S. navy vessels. When war started he enlisted in the U.S. Army, completed officer training school, had a tour of duty at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and ultimately led an army engineering...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177349450
Frederick C. Shuler

...Brocton High School, NY, in 1954, he earned an accounting degree from Jamestown Business College, then joined the U.S. Army in 1956, serving two years at the Ransomville Nike Site, Youngstown, N.Y. Following military service, he began...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177264962
Atomic fallout in Alaska

...the training rounds used to prepare U.S. Army soldiers to fight a nuclear war are...Regulatory Commission announced that the U.S. Army has applied for a permit that would...spotting rounds on Oahu prompted the U.S. Army to review all sites where soldiers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-10/atomic-fallout-alaska
State
Sitkans help give soldiers survival lessons

...experience to call on.A group of about 50 soldiers from the U.S. Army's Anchorage-based C Company 297th Reconnaissance Squadron...opportunity to build a coalition of organizations to help the U.S. Army in this training ? we think it's an honor," Ewers said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-04/sitkans-help-give-soldiers-survival-les
State
Offensive line shuffles continue for Seahawks

...is recovering from offseason labrum surgery on his shoulder.Notes: The Seattle Seahawks released long snapper and U.S. Army veteran Nate Boyer. With backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson suffering a high-ankle sprain in Seattle's preseason...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-19/offensive-line-shuffles-continue-seaha
Sports
Feds pause Arctic deepwater port prep

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Monday it is halting, for 12 months, work on a deepwater port in the Arctic.The Corps' Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-26/feds-pause-arctic-deepwater-port-prep
State
Probe finds EPA error caused mine spill

...individuals, despite prior claims from EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy that it would determine fault and any negligence.A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official whose review of the conclusions was included in the report expressed "serious reservations...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-23/probe-finds-epa-error-caused
Nation and World
Parks: Welcome, Fourth Graders

...Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Forest Service, and the National Oceanic and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-09-18/parks-welcome-fourth-graders
Outdoors
WWII-era tugboat sinks in Gastineau Channel

...amid the World War II building boom when it was launched as TP-126, a wood-hulled tug/passenger boat for the U.S. Army.In 1946, the Challenger was decommissioned and sold to a firm on Vancouver Island. It worked in the waters off British...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-12/wwii-era-tugboat-sinks-gastineau-channe
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