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Fourth of July Happenings

...Steve Sztuk, WWII; Petty Officer First Class Jeremy Frank, Afghanistan; Master Sgt Kevin Hassin, Iraq; AE3 Tom Dawson, Vietnam. Details: http://www.juneau4thofjuly.net/Douglas Fourth of July Parade, 2 p.m. Grand Marshall: Joy Baker...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01/fourth-july-happenings
Art
Woman searches for photos of Juneau's Vietnam dead

Ever since Janna Hoehn visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington...photos of every American killed in the Vietnam War.What started with a search for photos...300 photos for the Wall of Faces, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's online memorial...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-10/woman-searches-photos-juneaus-vietnam-d
Local
Soldotna dedicates Purple Heart monument

...United States soldiers wounded in combat.Joe Sawyer, a Purple Heart Chapter 830 member and an Army veteran wounded during the Vietnam War, officiated as the group's acting chaplain. He credited Military Order of the Purple Heart Regional Commander Preston...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-07/soldotna-dedicates-purple-heart-monumen
State
Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on

...across the Asia-Pacific region, with stops in Singapore, Vietnam and India.But Carter did little to clarify what the U.S...outstrips other countries' efforts, but some, including Vietnam, also have done some land reclamation.While the U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-28/carter-says-us-flights-sea-missions-p
Not For Web
Juneau 4th of July Parade Grand Marshals named

...Class Tom Dawson, a Vietnan veteran from Petersburg who moved to Juneau with family in 1947. Dawson served three tours in Vietnam between 1966-1969.? Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin Hassin, an Iraq war veteran during Operation Desert Shield/Storm...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-31/juneau-4th-july-parade-grand-marsha
Neighbors
Remembering the chaos of war's end

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - As the Marines scrambled to the roof...far.The last U.S. servicemen in Vietnam were stuck alone atop the embassy, hoping...The days leading up to the end of the Vietnam War were chaotic and exhausting...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/remembering-chaos-wars-end
Not For Web

...adding that as a result of the trial, "the truth about Nisoor Square was out there for the world to see."A 71-year-old Vietnam War veteran, Lamberth effectively gave Heard, Liberty and Slough the lowest sentence possible under federal sentencing guidelines...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-14
Not For Web
Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

...drama named for the song's title."When a Man Loves a Woman" was re-released after being featured in Oliver Stone's Vietnam War film "Platoon" in 1987 and reached No. 2 in Britain. Michael Bolton topped the charts in the 1990s with a cover version...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/percy-sledge-who-sang-when-man-loves-
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Afghan soldier kills one U.S. soldier, wounds two

...last year killed Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, the highest-ranked U.S. officer to be slain in combat since 1970 in the Vietnam War.The attack was the second fatality suffered by NATO since the beginning of the year. The last incident in which an American...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-09/afghan-soldier-kills-one-us-soldier-w
Not For Web
China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

...New Zealand.There is significant overlap. Countries involved in both negotiations include Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.China, under President Xi Jinping, is also starting an Asian Infrastructure Investment...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/chinas-impact-looms-large-us-debates-
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