What others say: Defend the Coast Guard

...already works closely with the U.S. Navy, and it makes sense in terms of efficiency...their agency within the Department of the Navy, but efficiency and security should take...inter-service rivalries.If the Department of the Navy is not a suitable home, the Coast Guard...

USS Anchorage to retrieve Orion capsule at sea

...returns from its first orbit of the Earth, a Navy ship carrying the name of Alaska's largest...Monday for the retrieval mission, the Navy said in a release.Orion will be launched...USS Anchorage for the mission, and the Navy says divers will be in small boats to get...

Edith Rae Maddux Madison

...wife Andrea, and an extended family of relations and friends.Following marriage, they finished Jack's tour in the U.S. Navy in Hawaii, and moved back to Puyallup, Washington. They then moved to Alaska where they spent the majority of their lives...

I lived the 'Rise of America'

...Harbor was an unbelievable event. My brother was drafted and joined the Navy, also both of my brother in laws joined the Navy. A few years, later I was drafted and joined the Navy and spent 23 months in Japan during the Korean War. With a wonderful...

Celebrating heroes

...symbol of remembrance of World War I. The ceremony concluded with a 21-gun salute, playing of taps and a closing benediction. Navy veteran Preston "Nick" Nelson, Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, recognized the audience for coming out...


...the Honor Flight the boys included a Playboy for me and we all had a great laugh, it was a fun moment," recalled Quesnel. Navy veteran Preston "Nick" Nelson, Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, thanked the audience for coming out in...

Mr. Ronald Kent Strand

...1949. He grew up with his four brothers and sisters in Sterling, Colorado. As a young man Ron served his country in the Navy stationed aboard the U.S.S. Ranger. Ron moved to Alaska in 1981 from Farmington, New Mexico. Ron was a proud roughneck...

Mr. Lavern Alan Miller

...attended the University of Toledo, where he got his degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he received an additional degree in Nuclear Engineering, and went on to be an officer on two nuclear class submarines...

Mr. James Edward Graham Jr

...young adulthood he fished the family boats, the Mary G. and the J Boy, alongside his family.Jimmy joined the United States Navy in 1961 and proudly served in the Seabees for 6 years. He then worked many years for City Electric and Glacier State Telephone...

Ferry Malaspina rescues one from sinking landing craft

...morning.According to accounts from Marine Highway spokesman Jeremy Woodrow and Lt. Cmdr. Desmond James of the Royal Canadian Navy, the Malaspina rescued one of three people aboard a landing craft that overturned off the town of Campbell River."They were...



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