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All about that bass: University Wind Ensemble concert highlights tuba

...composer, Eric Whitacre. The tuba concerto will be anchored by Jeffrey Manley, an adjunct professor at UAA and former U.S. Air Force musician. Manley has toured the U.S. and most of Alaska, he said - including every single school in the Bering...
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Isaac Paul Shadura trap. He was also a laborer for 27 years. Isaac served in the military as a rescue boat captain for the 11th U.S. Air Force on the Aleutian Chain from 1943-1946. From 1946-1949, he was part of the U.S. Army transport services on...
The last kid in Cold Bay

...actual World War II-era torpedoes abandoned on the beach. But the military presence evaporated. Now, a single U.S. Air Force employee monitors the radar site locals call the "Golf Ball." Reeve Aleutian Airways stopped serving the town...
Kenai's Annika Oren chosen as Alaska's Youth of the Year

...Youth of the Year was MiKaila Alexander from Eielson Air Force Base. Both Alexander's parents have served in the U.S. Air Force, "The nightmares when I was little that something would happen to my parents and they wouldn't come home were...
Astronaut's visit excites Ketchikan students

...message as those are in Afghanistan and Iraq and around the world that we visit."Powers and Swanson continued on to U.S. Air Force, Army and Coast Guard bases in Anchorage, Clear, Fairbanks, Greely, Homer and Wainwright over the next week to...
WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...shaken hands that much," Holten said.Holten was one of two women veterans on the honor flight. Eleanor Smith, a U.S. Air Force veteran, also at- tended. One highlight for Holten was visiting the Women in Military Service Memorial for America...
John Kenneth Hall

...1929 in Brock, Texas. His family owned Weatherford Oil Tool Company in Weatherford, Texas. He served in the U.S. Air Force for eight years, receiving an honorable discharge as a staff sergeant in 1951. He graduated from college in Odessa...
Donald B. Johnson

...He was a Golden Gloves boxing champ in his sophomore class in Redding, California. Don spent three years in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as an aviation mechanic. After his honorable discharge, he travelled to Aztec, New Mexico...
Donald Stanley Koberstein

...Koberstein. Chaplain Robert Lawrence officiatedDonald was born Nov. 18, 1937 in Hillsboro, Oregon. He joined the U.S. Air Force and retired in 1975 as an E7. Don was a 32 degree Mason from Deadwood Lodge in Deadwood, South Dakota. In 1968...
What others say: University will need strong leader, support from state

...Alaska Railroad and a distinguished Air Force career from which he retired as four-star general and commander of all U.S. air forces in the Pacific region.One of the principal achievements of his tenure atop the UA system is the Shaping Alaska's...


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