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Celebrating heroes

...things." Kenai resident Dave Thompson, who fought in the Vietnam War from 1969 to 1970, was one of five brothers who served...uniform, but my close friend in high school was killed in Vietnam." Thompson said Veterans Day is important to him because...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-11/celebrating-heroes
News

...away from home. In Mary's mail was a copy of a Playboy magazine, "My husband had identical twin cousins and prior to the Vietnam war only one of them could serve so the other stayed home and in his brother's mail call package we included all kinds of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-11-17-1
Dispatch
Letters to the Editor

...at the light by Safeway and McDonald's in Soldotna with signs thanking veterans for their service on Veterans Day. As a Vietnam veteran, you made my day.Thomas Stepnosky KenaiA special thanks to the Kenai Fire Department. While driving by the station...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-13/letters-to-the-editor
Opinion
Reeling it in: 'Fury' a grim but effective war film

...Since "Saving Private Ryan" shook the cinematic world in 1998, WWII movies have been on a steady path. Movies about the Vietnam War had already reflected the country's views on that conflict - that the war was a misguided, failed prospect that ran...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-10-22/reeling-it-in-fury-a-g
Arts & Entertainment
Group exposes voting histories of Alaska residents

...One voter, Cheryl Alsip, said she is furious and feels the group is trying to shame people into voting. Alsip, 57, is a Vietnam veteran who believes it's important to vote, but she is disabled and homebound in the small interior Alaska town of Salcha...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-29/group-exposes-voting-histories-of-al
News
An Outdoor View: On being a foodie

...the wee hours of the morning. The subject of food seemed to eclipse all others, even during the Vietnam War. Maybe especially during the Vietnam War.I had hoped that putting some of these memories on paper would help me to better understand...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-09/an-outdoor-view-on-being-a-foodi
Outdoors
Senate candidates vie for veterans' votes

...at the VFW in Eagle River, pointing out the mounted wolverine that he shot. When talk switched to politics, Unsderfer, a Vietnam veteran, said he was voting for Sullivan."He's an old military guy, too," Unsderfer said of the Republican candidate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-14/senate-candidates-vie-for-veterans-v
News
Boyle will always listen

...launch for city residents because someone could sue the city.Boyle served two years in the U.S. Army around the end of the Vietnam War, but he didn't fight overseas. He said he has the utmost respect for veterans and believed everyone can benefit from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-29/boyle-will-always-listen
News
You know all about Santa

...his name was Clint Tyree, Richard couldn't wait to Google it.It turned out that Clint Tyree, college football star and Vietnam vet, had somehow gotten elected to the Florida governor's office years ago. Halfway through his term, he disappeared...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-09-24/you-know-all-about-san
Arts & Entertainment

HANOI, Vietnam - Two Boeing 777s. Two incredibly rare aviation disasters. And one airline.In what appears to be a mind-boggling coincidence...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/chris-brummitt/2014-07-17

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