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Anchorage hospital for service members named for Chris Kyle

...Affairs statistics from 2014, almost 73.400 veterans live in Alaska.Director of Alaska's Office of Veterans Affairs Verdie Bowen says roughly 27,000 military personnel live in the state.North Star CEO Andrew Mayo says he hopes the Chris Kyle...
Trying to help others

...somebody else. Like with James, how many other people are in his position? We don't know. Just right on the edge."Verdie Bowen, Alaska's director of veteran's affairs, said there are many more like James."Nationwide, our veterans are...
Meetings across Alaska to air veterans' concerns

...Military veterans can air their concerns in town hall meetings this spring across Alaska. State Veterans Affairs Director Verdie Bowen says officials will address health care, home loans, education and disability compensation. He told The Anchorage...
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VA pledges to improve care for rural veterans

...Corporation; Brig. Gen. Deborah McManus, assistant adjutant general and commander of the Alaska National Guard; and Verdie Bowen, director if Alaska's Office of Veterans Affairs. All of the Alaska witnesses testified about the difficulty in...
WWII vet receives seven medals 68 years after battle

...side for 66 years."They're still the cutest couple," Titus said.In April, Owens moved to Alaska and met with Verdie Bowen Sr., the state's director of veterans affairs. After some research, Bowen said it was discovered the orders for...
WWII vet receives Silver Star, Purple Heart, Sept. 19

...came to our attention when Mr. Owens went to our service officer and requested credit for his Purple Heart," said Verdie Bowen, director of Veterans Affairs with the State ofAlaska. "In the Department of the Army system, there are eight different...
Group plans Alaska Territorial Guard memorial park

...the region.The Bethel project is unusual in that so many in the community are involved in seeing it through, said Verdie Bowen, director of the state Division of Veterans Affairs. He said its $140,000 grant for the project will be administered...


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