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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
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

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
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
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.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-27/americans-gather-honor-fallen
Local
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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-07-15/juneau-vfw-installs-new-officers
Neighbors

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