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Remembering the Hoonah Boys

...able to provide for 12 children with Martha. One of his children followed his lead and served in the Vietnam War.Robert Horton served in Vietnam as the second generation of military servicemen in his family and inspired two nephews to serve after...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-17/remembering-hoonah-boys
Local | Neighbors
Claude Kenneth Odell

...Cold Storage and commercially fish with his father on the F/V Emma and the F/V Sitka. He served his country during the Vietnam era in the U.S. Army and after his honorable discharge, once again returned to Pelican with his new family. In 1969...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173170030
Juneau gains a sister city in the Philippines

...first trip to the Philippines when he was in the Marine Corps and the "blood shed together to keep our freedoms" during the Vietnam War.Kalibo's top attorney, Celi Dela Cruz-Rivera, presented a slideshow and video presentation to introduce attendees...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-04/juneau-gains-sister-city-philippines
Local
My Turn: In support of the re-election of Munoz

...highest-decorated military veteran, served in the U.S. Army in the Korean war, assigned to Special Forces Command in Vietnam for three tours. He was decorated many times for heroism. He served in the Special Forces Honor Guard for President John...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/support-re-election-mu%C3%B1oz
Opinion
Group exposes voting histories of Alaska residents

...One voter, Cheryl Alsip, said she is furious and feels the group is trying to shame people into voting. Alsip, 57, is a Vietnam veteran who believes it's important to vote, but she is disabled and homebound in the small interior Alaska town of Salcha...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/group-exposes-voting-histories-alaska-r
State
Group exposes voting histories of Alaska residents

...One voter, Cheryl Alsip, said she is furious and feels the group is trying to shame people into voting. Alsip, 57, is a Vietnam veteran who believes it's important to vote, but she is disabled and homebound in the small interior Alaska town of Salcha...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-29/group-exposes-voting-histories-alaska-r
State
My Turn: The fantasy of 'American Exceptionalism'

...word. I don't believe as he does "that America has been an unparalleled force for good and a beacon of freedom." The Vietnam War was one exceptionally tragic example of our leadership, and I don't think Americans should feel proud about our four-decade-long...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-10/my-turn-fantasy-american-exceptionali
Opinion
Senate candidates vie for veterans' votes

...bipartisan bill to end backlogs at the national VA facilities. Vietnam veteran Richard Grant, 83, had a less-than-ideal experience...that he shot. When talk switched to politics, Unsderfer, a Vietnam veteran, said he was voting for Sullivan."He's an old...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/senate-candidates-vie-veterans-votes
State
William Lloyd Swanson

...duty, he was awarded 2 Air Force Commendation Medals and several other awards. His service included two tours of duty in Vietnam and several other locations around the globe. After retirement from the Air Force, he chose to help mold the minds of young...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172920049
Vietnam vets finally receive their 'Welcome Home'

Alaskan Vietnam Veterans were honored Friday at the Capitol as part of the first annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day ceremony. Veterans were...when they returned from their tours in Vietnam," Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-30/vietnam-vets-finally-receive-their-welc
Local

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