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AT THE TURN of the 20th century, the U.S. Army opened a fort on Whidbey Island to guard the entrance to Puget Sound and the naval shipyard in Bremerton. Within 20 years, the fort was the fourth-largest military post in Washington, housing 10 officers and 428 enlisted men.
After World War II, the fort was decommissioned, and Seattle Pacific took ownership in the 1950s of the former parade field and troop housing. What was the name of this U.S. Army fort?
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Congratulations to Annie Kato ’09, assistant professor of management at SPU, for correctly identifying David Anderson as the longest-serving director of choral music at SPU from 1992 to 2018. “I will always look back fondly on my days in the concert choir,” Kato wrote.