• Acting Alaska National Guard Adjutant General Brig. Gen. Thomas Katkus and U.S. Army Alaska Commanding General Maj. Gen. William Troy lay a wreath during a ceremony honoring fallen service members Oct. 18 at Sitka National Cemetery. The ceremony was part of an annual event marking the 1867 transfer of Alaska from Russia.

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    Acting Alaska National Guard Adjutant General Brig. Gen. Thomas Katkus and U.S. Army Alaska Commanding General Maj. Gen. William Troy lay a wreath during a ceremony honoring fallen service members Oct. 18 at Sitka National Cemetery. The ceremony was...

  • Sitka, Alaska, residents Ron Conklin and Chris Dearborne re-enact the 1867 transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States Oct. 18. Soldiers from U.S. Army Alaska took part in the annual commemoration of the 1867 ceremony, in which the Army formally accepted the new territory on behalf of the U.S. government.

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    Sitka, Alaska, residents Ron Conklin and Chris Dearborne re-enact the 1867 transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States Oct. 18. Soldiers from U.S. Army Alaska took part in the annual commemoration of the 1867 ceremony, in which the Army...

  • Soldiers from Fort Richardson, Alaska's 95th Chemical Company march in the Alaska Day Parade Oct. 18 in Sitka, Alaska. The annual event commemorates territory's 1867 transfer from Russia to the United States.

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    Soldiers from Fort Richardson, Alaska's 95th Chemical Company march in the Alaska Day Parade Oct. 18 in Sitka, Alaska. The annual event commemorates territory's 1867 transfer from Russia to the United States.

  • Soldiers from the 95th Chemical Company present the colors as Taps is played Oct. 18 during  a ceremony honoring fallen service members at Sitka National Cemetery in Sitka, Alaska."

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    Soldiers from the 95th Chemical Company present the colors as Taps is played Oct. 18 during a ceremony honoring fallen service members at Sitka National Cemetery in Sitka, Alaska."

  • Members of the 9th Army Band march in the Alaska Day Parade Oct. 18 in Sitka, Alaska. 

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    Members of the 9th Army Band march in the Alaska Day Parade Oct. 18 in Sitka, Alaska. "

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