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Gertrude Gulyas

...Gertrude's known childhood really began at the early age of about one year old when she was admitted to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Home for children of veterans in Eaton Rapids, MI. She grew to adulthood there when at age 18 she left...

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Senate candidates vie for veterans' votes

EAGLE RIVER - The focus of attention one recent Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign War post in this community on the fringe of Anchorage was college football, not the state's hard-fought Senate race.When asked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/senate-candidates-vie-veterans-votes
State
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
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
Walter Dawson

...Walter's life he was a member of the Lutheran Church, Assembly of God Church, Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Veterans of Foreign Wars and many service organizations. After retirement Walter found fulfillment helping Ruth in her preschool. Walter...

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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
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
All gave some, some gave all

Summer Baxter may not have ever known her uncle who was killed in action during the Vietnam War as a medic rushing to aid one of his injured comrades on the front line, but that doesn't mean his family doesn't remember and honor his ultimate sacrifice.

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

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