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
Alaskans turn out in force to honor their fallen on Memorial Day
Hundreds of Alaskans took time to remember, pray for and honor American soldiers and their surviving family members on Memorial Day. Large crowds in Anchorage and the Mat-Su heard from dignitaries and service men and women. There were 21-gun salutes, somber
Upcoming: Alaskans to honor fallen soldiers with Memorial Day ceremonies
On May 31, Alaskans across the state will honor the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the U.S. Military. Numerous Memorial Day events will be marked with prayers, cemetery visits, speeches, feasting and community gatherings.
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
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
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
Citizens to host Memorial Day commemoration, even if Anchorage mayor won’t
A citizen led Memorial Day commemoration will take place on the Anchorage Delany Park Strip after Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz refused to sanction the annual municipal sponsored event. Citing ongoing concern over COVID-19 Berkowitz said last week that