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Alaska Native military service recognized

...of WWII, who only in 2013 were recognized for their contributions to keeping American armed forces safe. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5559 also held an event at Centennial Hall honoring all Alaska veterans."Every code they (the U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-12/alaska-native-military-service-recogniz
Local
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
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
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
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
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
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 for Peace on their own

...is an open letter to Juneau from Taku Post 5559 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Juneau Southeast Chapter...capital city, let it be hereby known Taku Post 5559 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Juneau Southeast Chapter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032705/let_20050327034.shtml
Opinion
Photo: Memorial moments

...Cecily Goertzen, above, stands framed by a wreath in Evergreen Cemetery on Monday afternoon, shortly after the Veterans of Foreign Wars' Memorial Day ceremony. The proceedings drew about 150 people. At right, Leticia and Bonn Trinidad join Geralynn...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053006/loc_20060530001.shtml
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