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'We're here because we remember'

Although traditionally a day set aside to thank veterans for their service, this Veterans Day one individual gave them something more - a mission.
Fallen heroes to help friends and family members of the deceased locate specific graves.? Also at Evergreen Cemetery, Veterans of Foreign Wars Taku Post 5559 will host a wreath ceremony at 11 a.m.? Veterans For Peace Chapter 100 will attend the ceremony...
The man who believed in teenagers

...the same club. From that first Teenage Club in the old USO, where Sealaska now stands, the club moved to the Veterans of Foreign War Hall, and from there to the old government school on Willoughby (The Teenage Club I knew), finally arriving...
Robert Golding Dwyre

...proud 32nd degree Mason, past President of the Juneau Shriners, the Juneau Elks Club and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, having been a Navy Seabee in the Korean War. And most importantly he was a life-long member of "The Having...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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