Hero Stories for Alaska

Cpl Jason Anthony Karella

Born: October 25, 1987 in Fairbanks, Alaska Died: October 9, 2008 in Afghanistan Cpl. Jason A. Karella of Anchorage, Alaska moved to the area in 1998. He attended part of his high schooling at Bartlett High School, but decided to finish his senior year at the Alaska Military Youth Academy Challenge Program. By the time he [.


Gregory M.W. Fleury

Cpl. Gregory M.W. Fleury, 23, of Anchorage, Alaska, died October 26, 2009, while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Cpl. Fleury was assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, based out of Camp Pendleton, California. </d