Always on guard for Alaska

May 27, 2012 

On Sunday during a rainy Memorial Day weekend, tourists pass by a statue of Maj. "Muktuk" Marston of the Alaska Territorial Guard outside the Alaska Veterans Museum on Fourth Avenue in downtown Anchorage. Marston led thousands of Native volunteers who watched the shores of Alaska for enemy movement during World War II.

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On Sunday during a rainy Memorial Day weekend, tourists pass by a statue honoring Maj. "Muktuk" Marston and the Alaska Territorial Guard outside the Alaska Veterans Museum on Fourth Avenue in downtown Anchorage. Marston led thousands of Native volunteers who watched the shores of Alaska for enemy movement during World War II.

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