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Alaska Native Veterans Memorial

 
 
Alaska Territorial Guard Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 16, 2013
1. Alaska Territorial Guard Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Monument against east wall of house off Whittier Way:
This memorial is dedicated to all
Alaska Native Veterans,
Southeast
who served in the
United States Armed Forces.

Let us not dwell on their passing
but remember their shining Spirits that will live on forever.

World War I, World War II, Korea
Vietnam, Gulf War era, Panama,
Granada, Bosnia, and Afghanistan

We honor all Veterans who served their country

US Army, US Marine Corps, US Navy, US Air Force, US Merchant Marine, Alaska Territorial Guard.

Monuments on southeast lawn:
Gitwaaltk
'Tsimshian Warrior'

Gaayhidaa la aaygaa
'Haida Warrior'

X'egaa kawu
'Tlingit Warrior'

[Statue of an Alaska Territorial Guard in arctic combat uniform with an M-1 Garand rifle]
Monuments on northeast lawn, off Whittier Way :
Yl gu. aa yax x'wan
'Tlingit for Courage'

Gudangaay daats gaa:
'Haida for Courage'

A'la'lg
'Tsimshian for Courage'

 
Erected by Alaska Native Veterans.
 
Location. 58° 18.083′ N, 134° 24.925′ W. Marker is in Juneau, Alaska, in Juneau Borough. Marker is at the intersection of Whittier
Alaska Native Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 16, 2013
2. Alaska Native Veterans Memorial
Monuments on south lawn.
Way and West Willoughby Avenue when traveling south on Whittier Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 358 West Willoughby Avenue, Juneau AK 99801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Bell Reproduction (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Nichlolas Russian Orthodox Church (approx. mile away); Archie Van Winkle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hard Rock Miners (approx. 0.4 miles away); Patsy Ann: her statue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Manila Square (approx. half a mile away); USS Juneau (CL-52) Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Alaska Juneau Mill (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Juneau.
 
Also see . . .  Alaska Territorial Guard. Wikipedia article. (Submitted on October 1, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. Eskimo Scouts
 
Categories. MilitaryNative AmericansWar, ColdWar, World II
 
Alaska Native Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 16, 2013
3. Alaska Native Veterans Memorial
Monuments on Northeast Lawn
Close-up of the Alaska Native Soldier Statue at the Veteran's Memorial in Juneau image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 16, 2013
4. Close-up of the Alaska Native Soldier Statue at the Veteran's Memorial in Juneau
Totem Pole at the Alaska Native Veterans Memorial Site image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 16, 2013
5. Totem Pole at the Alaska Native Veterans Memorial Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 605 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on October 8, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 1, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   5. submitted on October 2, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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