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A Soldier’s Heart

As I recall how my husband and I met, I am reminded of the fact that at that time, he was first, and foremost, a soldier.

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Joy of a New Puppy

New puppy, new chapter in my life. I am thrilled about this. My new puppy is a black German Shepherd with a tiny white island on his chest.

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The Alaska Territorial Cavalry (Motorized)

The Alaska Territorial Cavalry Motorized ATC (M) is a club that supports the preservation and use of historic military vehicles.

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The Alaska Highway Project

Lael Morgan was asked by National Geographic to write a story about the construction of the Alcan Highway. The article was never published.

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Percy Blatchford – Alaska Legend

It’s said that some of the strongest people on earth are the quietest. I met such a person. His name is Percy John Blatchford.

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America lost a good one when we lost Joe Foss

General Foss was the top Marine Corp Ace of WWII. He shot down 26 Japanese planes and was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Roosevelt.

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Finding Your Purpose During Transition

Three Veteran-centric volunteer groups in Alaska are Team Red, White and Blue, Team Rubicon, and Paws for Purple Hearts, among others.

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Alaskans, Canadians pause to recognize 100 years since end of World War I

Veterans Day and Remembrance Day celebrate service members who died in WWI, WWII, Korean War, Afghanistan and peacekeeping duties.

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Department of Military & Veterans Affairs to host Veterans Day ceremony

Maj. Gen. Laurie Hummel will host a Veterans Day ceremony at the Alaska National Guard armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

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The Iron Cross

When we reached the summit of Gold Star Peak, I was thrilled to discover an Iron Cross monument that someone had just recently installed.

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Saluting Service Dogs

Midnight Sun Service Dogs trains and places service dogs, therapy, facility and companion dogs with veterans and active duty service members.

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Military Families on the Move

Most military families move every 2-4 years with many duty stations far from home. Military life is the definition of being transit.

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Thomas Newman Fills Vacant Seat On MTA’s Board

The Board of Directors of Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc., (MTA) has selected Thomas Newman to fill a vacant seat on its Board.

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Alaska Guardsmen take part in drug awareness during Red Ribbon Week

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration annual Red Ribbon Campaign is the nation’s largest drug prevention effort.

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Operation Wedding Gown

Brides Across America will support our heroes by honoring veterans, active military and first responders with Operation Wedding Gown.

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