November 13, 2009 Meet the People with WWII Vet Reuben Burton

Posted on: November 13th, 2009 | Author: Alaska Political News Wire | Filed under: Meet the People

World War Two Navy veteran Reuben Burton of Richmond, Virginia talked on Meet the People today about his time in Sand Point.  Burton was one of the Navy Seabees in Co. D of the 43rd Naval Construction Battalion who served in Sand Point in 1943.  The US Navy had a half dozen seaplanes on submarine reconnaissance duty stationed in Sand Point, Alaska.  Click below to listen to the archived interview.

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burton1Meet the People is heard live on KSDP Radio at 830AM in Sand Point and King Cove, Alaska.  The program also streams live online at the station’s website,

Reuben Burton is the man on the right in the picture to the left.