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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...
Americans gather to honor the fallen

Many Juneau residents came to the 10 a.m. service for Roy and Elizabeth Peratrovich at Evergreen Cemetery which featured a U.S. Coast Guard honor guard. It was sponsored by the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood Camps 2 and 70.
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...
Juneau VFW installs new officers

On July 11, at their monthly meeting, the following officers were installed for Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5559. The outgoing Post Commander was George Rogers and the installing Officer was Tim Armstrong.Dan McCrummen...
Ketchikan man becomes resident centenarian

...along without me," Neligan said.In Ketchikan, Neligan continued working in carpentry. He helped build the Veterans of Foreign Wars post on Tongass Avenue, and did some of the remodeling work on the Moose Lodge (Neligan is a life member of...
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...
what's happening

...June 1, at Perseverance Theatre, pay-as-you-can. Family Grind, 7 p.m. Friday, May 26, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, $5 for individuals, $15 for families or free with a dessert; Bump-n-Grind, 10 p.m. Friday...
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...With keynote speaker Lt. Col. Pat Carothers, a World War II, Korean and Vietnam veteran. Sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Taku Post 5559. Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers...
Juneau remembers those who served

...graves. Some headed to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Taku Post 5559, where the...prepared a chili feed. The Veterans of Foreign Wars held a similar ceremony at...Soboleff Jr. attended the Veterans of Foreign Wars ceremony to honor two friends...

...Senior Center. Details: 463-6175. Memorial Day ceremony, 11 a.m., Evergreen Cemetery. Sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Taku Post 5559. RADM Olson is keynote speaker. Memorial Day activities, 11 a.m., Shrine of St. Terese...


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