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Marjorie Theresa Childress

...Sept. 14, 1930. She earned a degree in English and married Richard Lawrence Childress, an Air Force veteran who served in Vietnam during their marriage. After a 21-year Air Force career, Richard became a civil servant at Fort Richardson, where he worked...

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Purple Heart monument dedicated in Soldotna Creek Park

...United States soldiers wounded in combat. Joe Sawyer, a Purple Heart Chapter 830 member and an Army veteran wounded during the Vietnam War, officiated as the group's acting chaplain. He credited Military Order of the Purple Heart Regional Commander Preston...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-02/purple-heart-monument-dedicated-in-s
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Op-ed: Truly memorializing Memorial Day

...regard to the human consequences.That experience and the Vietnam War a generation ago have at least one thing in common: We...potentially a bigger threat to the U.S. than either North Vietnam and the Viet Cong or Saddam Hussein. ISIS, or whatever we...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-23/op-ed-truly-memorializing-memoria
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What others say: Congress should grant trade-promotion authority

...prospective signatories - Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam - by lowering tariffs and quotas.As it is, U.S. businesses, big, small and in-between, sold nearly $700 billion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-10/what-others-say-congress-should-g
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WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...made their first flight in October 2013 and have done three more since then. Eventually the honor flight plans to include Vietnam War veterans like Travis, but for now focuses on World War II and Korean War veterans, especially World War II vets."If...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/wwii-korean-war-vets-feted-in-honor-
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James Bruce Legner

...in Dwight, Illinois where he stayed until joining the United States Army in 1967. Jim was a distinguished veteran of the Vietnam War receiving multiple medals and accommodations during his service. In 1973, Jim and wife Suzanne, moved to Alaska where...

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Pamela Beth DeBoer

...met her first husband Carl "Skip" White while working at the Rig and they eloped to the lower 48 before Skip deployed to Vietnam. Upon his return they settled in the Kenai area and had two children, Allison Courtney and Carl Hutchins (Hutch). Pam...

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Vietnam memorial 'Moving Wall' plans Ninilchik stop

Vietnam veteran and Ninilchik resident Art Peters...vividly remembers the first time he saw the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C...said. "The vets that show up, that are Vietnam vets, will be mentally prepared if they...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-26/vietnam-memorial-moving-wall-plans-n
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March 29 designated Vietnam Veterans Day

...Wednesday designating March 29 of each year as Vietnam Veterans Day in Alaska.Parnell was joined...R-Wasilla, who served in the Army during Vietnam."This is welcome home," he said...withdrawal of the last U.S. troops from Vietnam. Rep. Bob Herron, a co-sponsor of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-27/march-29-designated-vietnam-veterans
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Veterans share experiences with students

...Wars who had served in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm in the Gulf War. Teacher Maria...on our freedom and how they affected people," Drury said. Vietnam War veteran Mike Meredith said he related to the students...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-30/veterans-come-to-the-classroom
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