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College prep program brings rural kids to UAS

They're interested in paths as varied as library sciences, the United States Marine Corps, anthropology and wildlife rehabilitation, but all 12 rural students hoped to gain something from a pilot program hosted at the...
My Turn: Dan Sullivan: An Alaska Marine

As someone who has known and served with Lt. Col. Dan Sullivan in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, I know better than most about his love of country and Alaska. Sen. Mark Begich and his political allies should be ashamed...
Lynch ends Seahawks holdout

...a guy like Marshawn Lynch ... is a good thing. We definitely want him on our team for sure."NOTES: The United States Marine Corps conducted a demonstration after practice on Thursday that featured helicopters flying over the facility and dropping...

...BracelenJohn "Jack" Stanley Bracelen died Dec. 26, 2013, at the age of 89. Bracelen was a member of the United States Marine Corps and employed with Alaska Coastal - Ellis and Alaska Airlines. He was preceded in death by wives Ruth, Joan...
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Tlingit code talkers honored with Congressional Silver Medals

...saving the lives of many service members. An estimated 400 to 500 Native American code talkers served in the United States Marine Corps.America's indigenous languages were ideal for U.S. war efforts because they were known to very few people...
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Tlingit code talkers to be honored for wartime service

...saving the lives of many servicemembers. An estimated 400 to 500 Native American code talkers served in the United States Marine Corps.Altogether, 33 tribes will be honored at Wednesday's ceremony. Commander William "Ozzie" Sheakley will...
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Sports Quote

...Phillips played football at Lamar College (now Lamar University) in Beaumont, Texas, but enlisted in the United States Marine Corps shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He became one of the elite Marine Raiders.After he returned from...
Political fixtures vie for mayor

...of commitment already to it, and I want to continue that," Sanford said. Of his time as a mechanic in the United States Marine Corps, working on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, serving in Capital City Fire/Rescue and being in city government...
JDHS alum awarded Silver Star Haralovich enlisted with Marines after 2003 graduation

After graduating from Juneau-Douglas High School in 2003, Alec Haralovich enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He served three tours of duty in the Iraq War, coming away from one with a Purple Heart after being wounded by an improvised...
Pitt, Kiefer wed

...and Brad Kiefer of Juneau. He graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School and is a Private First Class in the United States Marine Corps, stationed in Pendleton, Calif.The couple met in seventh grade at Floyd Dryden Middle School and he "knew...


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