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My Turn: Why historic preservation matters

...beating of the drum by representatives of the Aak'w Kwaan and Fillipino community; the flag raising by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Harold Wheaton; the Alaska flag song by the Alaska Youth Choir and the second verse sang by all those present...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-14/my-turn-why-historic-preservation-mat
Opinion
Families celebrate soldiers' return

...Gifford, veteran service officer for Vietnam Veterans of America, and Tim Armstrong, a service officer for Veterans of Foreign Wars Taku Post 559, shook the returning members' hands and gave them flags and meeting notices for their respective...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-04/families-celebrate-soldiers-return
Local
Fourth of July Schedule

...Guard, JDHS 50th year class reunion, Dan Sullivan for Senate, Immanual Lutheran Church - Broken Arrow, OK, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5559, Cathy Munoz for State House, Knights of Columbus Assembly 1992, Douglas Parade Grand Marshal, Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-30
Local
Community bands together for evacuees

...is rad when the going gets tough," Poland said.For evacuees looking for a recreational vehicle spot, the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Soldotna on North Birch Street had open six spots as of 5 p.m. Monday.The VFW annually hosts a Memorial...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-28/community-bands-together-evacuees
State
All gave some, some gave all

...For Kevin Hassin, an Air Force veteran of 24 years and senior vice commander at the local chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, honoring those who sacrificed is about recognizing that service men and women often go through unimaginable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-27/all-gave-some-some-gave-all
State | Local | Derby
Three Memorial Day services to honor veterans

...An annual downtown service will take place at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery. The event is hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Taku Post 5559.The service in the Mendenhall Valley will also occur at 11 a.m., at Alaskan Memorial Park...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-26/three-memorial-day-services-honor-veter
Local
Purple Heart award arrives 70 years late

...Terry said.One month ago, after 70 years of uncertainty, Terry finally received closure when the Tacoma Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 91 hosted a ceremony honoring Mohn.The VFW acted out a radio re-enactment of the plane's discovery...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-01/purple-heart-award-arrives-70-years-lat
State
Gastineau Channel Little League pennant races begin

...Taylor, Cold Storage Union No. 41, John H. Easley, Legion of the Moose, Marcus Jensen, Mrs. C. Shattuck. Veterans of Foreign Wars, Jean E. Swanson, Mrs. Minnie Hurley, Plywood Workers Union, Edward E. Lupro Jr., Aneuser Busch, American...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-06-23/gastineau-channel-little-league-pennan
Sports
Veterans commemorate U.S.S. Juneau in the snow

...veterans representing the Auke Bay American Legion Post 25, the Southeast Native Veterans and Taku Post 5559 Veterans of Foreign Wars.The Juneau Community Band also performed the Navy hymn "Eternal Father, Strong to Serve," as well as "The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-15/veterans-commemorate-uss-juneau-snow
Local
Photo: Running up a new flag

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Commander Gerald Dorsher runs up a new flag during a commemoration ceremony Wednesday at the USS Juneau memorial. The flag...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091505/loc_20050915001.shtml
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