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A blend of tradition and the unexpected

...in 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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-30/blend-tradition-and-unexpected
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-07-30/death-notice-george-finley-will
Death Notices
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-27
Local
For Juneau's planning commission, peonies have thorns

...to 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-09/juneaus-planning-commission-peonies-hav
Local
My Turn: Veteran support for ballot measure 2

As a U.S. Army veteran of Operation Desert Storm, I am asking Alaskans on this Independence Day weekend to join me in publicly supporting a policy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-07/my-turn-0
Opinion
Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

...and maritime law enforcement," Young said.Increasing maritime activity in the Bering Strait is a major reason the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is also investigating the possibility of enhancing the marine infrastructure in the region, currently...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-30/bering-straits-native-corp-seeks-land-f
State
Breakwater next step for Seward's development

...during the construction period," Long said.Federal marine habitat impact mitigation plans - which the project's U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wetlands permit is contingent upon - are currently being worked out, Long said."Now it's close...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-23/breakwater-next-step-sewards-developmen
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-10/my-turn-invading-iraq-wasnt-our-worst
Opinion
Death Notice: James Jefferson Pilgrim

...died June 12, 2014 at the age of 56. Pilgrim was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sept. 29, 1957. He served in the U.S. Army until he retired as a Staff Sergeant in 1992. He is preceded in death by his sisters, Judy Prifogle and Janet Regian...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-06-22/death-notice-james-jefferson-pi
Death Notices
Military identifies 17 killed in '52 crash

...Defense has released names and ranks for the service members, but not hometowns. Identified by military branch were:U.S. Army: Lt. Col. Lawrence S. Singleton, Pvt. James Green Jr., and Pvt. Leonard A. KittleU.S. Marine Corps: Maj...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-19/military-identifies-17-killed-52-crash
State

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