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Alaska boats link in giant flotilla to protest military plan

...draw attention to their protest of the Navy's planned exercises in the Gulf of Alaska...Fishermen and environmentalists fear that the Navy's Northern Edge exercises could endanger...officials with the Alaskan Command say the Navy has conducted training in the area for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/alaska-boats-link-in-giant-flotilla-
News
New hill, same thrill: Soap box derby held in Kenai

"Do you know why it's called a soapbox race?" asked soapbox derby racer Navy Poage. "Because soap used to come in big boxes, and kids used to take the boxes and they would put wheels on them and stuff...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/soap-box-derby-held-in-kenai
News
WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...October 1945. Born and raised in California, she married her husband, James Holten, at age 18. When he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and got his orders overseas, Holten joined the Coast Guard."I could see a long, lonesome war ahead of me," she said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/wwii-korean-war-vets-feted-in-honor-
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Op-ed: Amateurs and wackos

...wasn't so politically correct, I would call them looney tunes.Which brings us to Operation Jade Helm. Jade Helm is a combined Navy Seal/Army/Green Beret exercise planned for the desert countryside of the U.S. Southwest. It's being staged there because...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-09/op-ed-amateurs-and-wackos
Opinion
Richard Dana Haynes

...with cancer. Richard was born in Houston, Texas on Jan. 17, 1952 to McClellan Haynes and Loretta Davis. After joining the Navy as a young man, he spent many years living throughout the United States before moving to Kasilof in 1990. In 2013, he relocated...

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What others say: Strong move in situation in Yemen

...With the Roosevelt, the United States now has nine warships off Yemen, including the guided missile cruiser USS Normandy.The Navy has intercepted Iranian arm shipments to terror groups like Hamas and Hezbollah in the past."It's easier for us to operate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-22/what-others-say-strong-move-in-si
Opinion
Was sacrifice of Ramadi dead in vain?

...Upon hearing of Gen. Dempsey's comment about Ramadi not being worth saving from ISIS, Debbie Lee, who lost her son, Navy Seal Marc Lee in Ramadi in 2006, issued an "open letter" to the general. In part, Ms. Lee wrote, "You, sir, owe an...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-25/was-sacrifice-of-ramadi-dead-in-v
Opinion
Phillip James Higgins

...2, 1943, in Thatcher, Arizona. As a young man, Jim enrolled in the Armed Forces and faithfully served his country in the Navy. Jim was a patient and kind man who helped anyone who asked him. Known for his incredible work ethic and commitment to providing...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174680585
Special day recognizes mariners

...1775, the War of 1812, the Civil War and World War I, to name a few. These merchants ships were prime targets for opposing navies. Armies could not operate without supplies and troops. The U.S. economy would be strangled without foreign trade. World...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051807/letters_20070518001.shtml
Letters
Send Miller to D.C.

...Constitution allows for abortion, she asked if the Air Force is unconstitutional since the Constitution called for armies and navies, but not an air force. Go figure the logic. Although I appreciate the stand Lisa has taken on a number of issues, including...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/102810/let_727327883.shtml
Opinion

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