Memorial Day

True patriotism need not whitewash the past

Today, millions of Americans pay tribute to the soldiers who died defending our nation. Given that so many forces now seek to undermine American patriotism and demonize our nation’s past, it is good to recall C.S. Lewis’ reflections on genuine love of
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Mat-Su turns out in force to honor fallen soldiers

Some 300 men, women and children stood under gray skies and steady rainfall to attend a packed Memorial Day ceremony in downtown Wasilla. Gathered at the Mat-Su Veterans Wall of Honor, attendees witnessed a 21-gun salute to the fallen dead. In attendance were
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Gov. Dunleavy’s Memorial Day proclamation

The following Memorial Day proclamation was issued on May 25 by Gov. Mike Dunleavy. WHEREAS, America was founded on the principles of liberty, opportunity, and justice for all, and we recognize the men and women of our Armed Forces who have valiantly defended
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Mat-Su to hold Memorial Day ceremony in Wasilla at 1 p.m.

The AmVets Post 9 in Wasilla will host a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Veterans Wall of Honor (off Wasilla Fishhook Road) beginning at 1 p.m. The gathering will include bleacher seating for attendees as well as a live broadcast on 98.7 FM, Big