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Photo Credit: Mary Rall (U.S. Army Alaska)
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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