Memorial announcement: Frederick "Fled" Clarence Wittanen

...2014. He was 77.Fred attended Douglas High School, worked for the Alaska Marine Highway System and served in the U.S. Army.He is survived by his daughter Pam (Manny); son Jeff; grandchildren Brooke, Ashley and Kailey; sister Claire...
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My Turn: Vote 'no' for Alaska's long-term future

...our state and given the sacred gift to cast a vote about its future. Voting "no" on Ballot Measure 1 is an investment in our long-term future - and we are in it for the long haul.? Oscar Hall IV is a retired U.S. Army colonel.
Charles A. Robinson

...Juneau and attended Juneau-Douglas High School. After being "discharged" from high school Charlie enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Korea. Charlie attended Woodbury College in Los Angeles, California and earned a degree in accounting...
Death Notice: George Finley Williams

...WilliamsGeorge Finley Williams died July 23, 2014 at age 74. Williams attended Juneau-Douglas schools, was in the U.S. Army from 1961-1963, and worked as a commercial fisherman, at Tebekof Bay Logging Camp, Triplette Construction, Goldbelt-Hobart...
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A blend of tradition and the unexpected Jerome, Ark., in 1942, Roy volunteered with the U.S. Army as a solider and language specialist. He ended up becoming...the military. In addition to being inducted into the U.S. Army Ranger Hall of Fame and the Military Intelligence Hall...
Death Notice: Daniel Eldemar

...Eldemar died July 1, 2014 at age 75. Eldemar graduated from Juneau-Douglas High school in 1957. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, the 82nd Airborne Division and was honorably discharged in 1960. Upon his return home, he married Janie G. Isturis...
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Retired U.S. Army Colonel, U.S. diplomat Wright to speak in Juneau

JUNEAU - Ann Wright, retired U.S. Army Colonel and U.S. diplomat for the State Department...citizen diplomat for peace. Wright spent 13 years in the U.S. Army and 16 additional years in the Army Reserves, retiring...
Today in History

...McClellan took command of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War.In 1909, during the first official test of the U.S. Army's first airplane, Orville Wright flew himself and a passenger, Lt. Frank Lahm, above Fort Myer, Va.In 1921...
My Turn: Invading Iraq wasn't our worst mistake

...retired Lt. Gen. Jay Garner, would rule Iraq with the U.S. Army Central Command, providing combat troops and equipment...powerful country it was at the end of World War II, when the U.S. Army consisted of more than 8 million active duty personnel...
For Juneau's planning commission, peonies have thorns the land via the channel by barge and boat.Most of the two tracts are forested wetlands, but according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the first work will be done on "uplands" territory not considered proper wetlands. Although...


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