Veterans

American Legion Post 20 Cmdr. Ron Homan, center, is joined onstage by Past Cmdr. Dave Segura and Chaplain Mike Meredith while speaking during a Veterans Day celebration at the American Legion Post 20 in Kenai, Alaska, on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai OKs discount for veterans buying city land

Eligible veterans include those who are at least 18 years old and have lived in Alaska for at least one year immediately prior to the sale

 

Post 20 Past Cmdr. David Segura places poppies on a symbolic grave during a Veterans Day celebration at the American Legion Post 20 in Kenai, Alaska, on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Honoring commitment and sacrifice

Veterans Day ceremony highlights contributions of servicemembers

 

Dave Segura, commander of American Legion Post 20, leads a celebration of Veterans Day at American Legion Post 20 in Kenai, Alaska, on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Community honors veterans on day of remembrance

Veterans Day was celebrated with a series of speeches, commemorations and the firing of rifles

Dave Segura, commander of American Legion Post 20, leads a celebration of Veterans Day at American Legion Post 20 in Kenai, Alaska, on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Leroy Keene returns home from Desert Storm in 1990 and is welcomed by his wife and daughter. (Photo provided by Leroy Keene)

Veterans to receive Quilts of Valor on Veterans Day

War affects veterans who make it home differently. For one Homer veteran, talking about what happened during his deployment to Vietnam during the height of… Continue reading

Leroy Keene returns home from Desert Storm in 1990 and is welcomed by his wife and daughter. (Photo provided by Leroy Keene)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a ceremony for Alaska Native Veterans from the Vietnam era at the Walter Soboleff Building in downtown Juneau on May 5, 2021. Dunleavy announced the state filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Biden administration for what Dunleavy says is illegally keeping restrictions in place on federal lands in Alaska. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a ceremony for Alaska Native Veterans from the Vietnam era at the Walter Soboleff Building in downtown Juneau on May 5, 2021. Dunleavy announced the state filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Biden administration for what Dunleavy says is illegally keeping restrictions in place on federal lands in Alaska. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)