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November 11, 2006

WWII veteran

Anacortes resident Stan Jewell, who served in the U.S. Navy in WWII, is a familiar face among local veterans. He is past commander of the local post of the American Legion, and routinely takes part in cermonies on holidays such … Continue reading

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November 11, 2004

Veterans Day 2004

Thanks to a local veteran at the Safeway store, Anacortes residents will have the opportunity today to wear a “Buddy Poppy” in recognition of Veterans Day. Inspired by Col. John McCrae’s ” In Flanders Fields,” a poem about those who … Continue reading

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