Berntsen, Robert - U.S. Army

Unga, Alaska

Robert Berntsen, Pfc., was born to John and Anna (Wilson) in Unga, Alaska.   He attended school at the Jesse Lee Home in Seward, AK.   He married Sharon Bobb.   

Robert joined the U.S. Army in 1959, his boot camp was at Ft. Ord, California, he did a tour of duty in Korea with the 38th Artillery, he was stationed at Ft. Lewis, Washington.

Robert is a lifelong commerical fisherman in Bristol Bay, Alaska.  He is the owner and captain of the F/V Andrew B.  He served as an Aleut Corporation board member from 1998-2003 and was also president of the Pacific Northwest Aleut Council for two years.  Robert owned and operated Alaska Marine Enterprises, a Seattle, Washington based boat building and metal fabrication business.

Status:  Still fishing, Going Strong

Photo courtesy: The Aleut Corporation

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courtesy of the Aleut Corporation, logo designer ivy Pelkey, originally  of Akutan, Alaska