WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...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...

Donald Theodore Noble

...11 and was a lifetime member. When he was young Donald worked at Johnson's Restaurant in Gunnison; he joined the U.S. Navy in 1955 and was honorably discharged in 1959. On Aug. 26, 1959 he married Patricia Butler in Delta, Colorado; they...

Cal Thomas: Who loves America?

...My country, right or wrong" is a sentiment long attributed to Commodore Stephen Decatur, one of the fathers of the U.S. Navy. According to American Thinker, in 1804, he led an expedition that succeeded in freeing sailors aboard the USS Philadelphia...

Floyd O. Royal

...faithful servant of the Lord and attended church regularly. Floyd also loved his country and was proud to serve in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Connie of Kenai, Alaska. His children, Elaine (Don) Bowers and Daryl Royal of Benton...

Kasilof man petitions to recall assembly member

...demonstrated extreme and egregious incompetence in his elected position." Duncan, a Kenai Peninsula College student and U.S. Navy veteran, said he was inspired to do something after he attended the Jan. 20 assembly meeting, the first such meeting...

What others say: Defend the Coast Guard

...would be assured of stable funding and a reliable network of support. The Coast Guard already works closely with the U.S. Navy, and it makes sense in terms of efficiency to move the two organizations closer together.Congress has been reluctant...

Duane J. Vasicek

...planned.Duane was born April 14, 1945 in Spokane, Washington. After graduating from high school, he served in the U.S. Navy as a shipfitter on the U.S.S. Sarsfield DD837 Destroyer. He was honorably discharged. He moved to Soldotna in...

Sandra Laverne Hawkins Ward

...getting married in August of 1969 and a quick one-week honeymoon, her husband went back to serve in Vietnam for the U.S. Navy. During that time she worked at Ventura Community Hospital. In 1971 Sandy and her husband moved to Anchorage and she...

Howard Michael Byington

...Byington was born Aug. 20, 1933 in VanBuren, Missouri. He graduated from high school and soon after he joined the U.S. Navy. In the late 1950s he moved to Kasilof where he homesteaded the property that he still owns. Bud fished commercially...

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...



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