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...p.m. at the Soldotna Church of God, at the corner of Binkley and Redoubt in Soldotna. Major Gene Engebretsen, US Army (Ret) will be the guest speaker. He grew up in Homer, was drafted in 1972, spent 23 years in the military and now resides in Soldotna...
Oliver H. "Tex" Landua

Capt. Oliver H. "Tex" Landua, U.S.N. (Ret.), 90, died Aug. 23, 2010, at the home of his son John in Kenai. His remains will be laid to rest in Arlington National...
Veteran concerned with situation in Iraq

As a citizen, retired Marine, and veteran of the Iraq conflict, I view the situation in Iraq with great concern. I spent three tours totaling 27 months in Iraq, the vast majority in Anbar Province.
Special events year round honor Vets on the Kenai

...shooting bears in Tyonek," said Joe Fox Sr. (US Marine Corps, Ret.) chairman of the ORHF. Fox' interview with the Dispatch...PVA's on their hunt. According to Bill Lawson, U.S. Army Ret. Vietnam Vet, and president-elect of the PVA, the ORHF plans...
5 wounded warriors attempt Denali summit active and productive and can lead full and healthy lives. Ret. Army Capt. Jesse Acosta has all his limbs, but the Austin...before the ascent attempt. Three climbers - Bauer, Acosta and Ret. Army Sgt. Neil Duncan of Denver, the other double amputee...
New bridge should have a new name

...who have served in pride. The modification of the bridge name would honor and respect all veterans of foreign wars and show how proud the citizens of our community feel about those who protect us. Roger C. Laber Lt/Col USAF (Ret) Soldotna
When getting fit, don't forget about Fido

...side during exercise, try tying the leash around your waist, leaving a close but comfortable distance between you and your ret. Invite buddies to share in the fun. Flirt pole What you need: 1-inch PVC pipe, bamboo, or other sturdy stick (4-to-8-feet...
Thomas Martin Eral

United States Air Force Master Sergeant Ret. Thomas Martin Eral was born on Feb. 17, 1941 in Spencer, Iowa to Albert and Maragret Eral. Tom passed away on Tuesday, Sept...
Betty Fae (Smith) Barrow

...John Wayne had quit making movies." Ms. Barrow was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, George Barrow Lt Col. (Ret); brothers, Thurman, Corbett, Leon, Lloyd and Floyd Smith; sisters, Beulah Hathaway, Minnie Turnham, Ann Dunn and Nona...


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