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Cal Thomas: Winston Churchill - a man for all times

...remembering with more than nostalgia, it is both.The times in Churchill's case were both World War I, in which he served as a battalion commander, and World War II, which he helped win for Britain and America. By the standard he set, all political leaders...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-24/cal-thomas-winston-churchill-a-ma
Opinion
Gail Virgil White Sr

...wishes, no immediate services will be held.Mr. White was born June 5, 1933 in Thermopolis, Wyoming. He served as a Battalion Motor Sergeant in the Korean War, from 1950-1953. In 1955, he married the love of his life, Jean Carol White, in Spokane...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173481370

...reported sustained explosions outside the city and a volunteer battalion of Ukrainian fighters says Grad rockets were fired at its...retain defensive lines against the rebels.The volunteer Azov Battalion said on Facebook that their positions were hit by Grad rockets...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jim-heintz/2014-09-06
Alaska soldiers train with drones

...over south central Alaska - and the pilots sit in the back of a Humvee. Paratroopers with the 425 Brigade Special Troops Battalion on Thursday trained with a RQ7 Shadow unmanned aircraft system. The remotely operated aircraft are designed to provide reconnaissance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-01/alaska-soldiers-train-with-drones
News
Firefighters wrap-up weeklong conference with run, competition

...air and stabilized the base while the fourth member climbed up to ring a bell. Representing the Kenai Fire Department was Battalion Chief Tony Prior and firefighters Sam Sathathite, Justin Horton and Scott Summers. The Nikiski Fire Department team was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-27/fire-con-in-the-books
News
Former Peninsula resident makes the military grade

...Alpha Company, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, was awarded the title of distinguished...provided by the 49th Missile Defense Battalion, Fort Greely. Thomas is the son of...15, 2010. The 49th Missile Defense Battalion is proud to acknowledge the outstanding...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120510/peo_746106312.shtml
People
Homer WWII veteran honored with others

...served with the U.S. Army 100th/442nd Battalion, a unit of Nisei, or second-generation...Japanese Americans, called the Purple Heart Battalion for the number of soldiers wounded in...Congress honored all members of Nakada's battalion as well as Japanese-Americans who served...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-11-12/homer-wwii-veteran-honored-with-othe
News
On patrol

...Bushon of Soldotna is shown while on foot patrol in Karbala, Iraq. Bushon is a platoon leader in the 2-69 Combined Arms Battalion out of Ft. Benning, Ga. He has 16 soldiers under his command and is responsible for escorting high level U.S. State...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/013110/peo_506921136.shtml
People

...for know we are serious," Snohomish County Fire District 1 battalion chief Steve Mason said.An American flag had been run up...by rising water.At the debris site Saturday, Mason, the battalion chief, said teams first do a hasty search of any wreckage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jonathan-j-cooper/2014-03-29
Veteran concerned with situation in Iraq

...totaling 27 months in Iraq, the vast majority in Anbar Province. During my second tour in the fall of 2004, I commanded a battalion during clearing operations in Fallujah. During my final tour in 2007, I was the intelligence director in Anbar with responsibility...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-12/veteran-concerned-with-si
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