Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Maine has highest state rate of casualties in Afghanistan | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Maine has highest state rate of casualties in Afghanistan | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

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Snowe seeks probe in death of soldier | Lewiston Sun Journal

Snowe seeks probe in death of soldier | Lewiston Sun Journal

Family mourns loss of soldier | Lewiston Sun Journal

6 soldiers, including Peru, Maine, man killed by policeman were 101st members | Te Associated Press via Lewiston Sun Journal

 

Southern Aroostook Marine killed in Afghanistan | Bangor Daily News

Southern Aroostook Marine killed in Afghanistan | Bangor Daily News.

Author, humanitarian to speak at USM | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Author, humanitarian to speak at USM | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

Soldier’s sacrifice honored: Wade Slack’s family receives Medal of Valor at Waterville ceremony | The Morning Sentinel, Waterville, ME

Soldier’s sacrifice honored | The Morning Sentinel, Waterville, ME.

Wounded Marine gets hero’s welcome in Washburn | Bangor Daily News

Wounded Marine gets hero’s welcome | Bangor Daily News.

Flags to be lowered for Shaw | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME

Flags to be lowered for Shaw | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME

Memorial contributions to assist the Shaw family may be made to Maine Education Credit Union, P.O. Box 1096, Augusta 04330.

Augusta business may soon save soldiers | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME

Augusta business may soon save soldiers | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME.

A place where peace is possible | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

A place where peace is possible | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

Here’s another newspaper’s story on the camp:

Seeds of Peace camp opens | Lewiston Sun Journal

Well, guys, look who’s on Page 1 | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Well, guys, look who’s on Page 1 | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

Nemitz: Maine cook serves with pride in Afghan hills | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Nemitz: Maine cook serves with pride in Afghan hills | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

Mainers work to build local alliances in Afghanistan | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Mainers work to build local alliances in Afghanistan | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

Mainers in Afghanistan Mainers in Afghanistan | Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

Mainers in Afghanistan Mainers in Afghanistan | Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

Maine’s fallen: Iraq and Afghanistan | Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

Maine’s fallen: Iraq and Afghanistan | Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

War vets begin bike trek to Los Angeles | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

War vets begin bike trek to Los Angeles | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

Maine soldiers make Bangor stop before deployment | Bangor Daily News

Maine soldiers make Bangor stop before deployment – Bangor Daily News.

Maine soldier comes home | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Maine soldier comes home | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Connor: Dying for red, white and blue

Pentagon: Waterville soldier killed by ‘indirect fire’

Maine soldier slain in battle | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME

Maine soldier slain in battle | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME.

Maine soldiers honored for service | Bangor Daily News

Maine soldiers honored for service – Bangor Daily News.

Airport honors Maine Troop Greeters’ service | Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — There is little to be said about the Maine Troop Greeters that hasn’t already been said, written about or immortalized in film.

The exploits of the volunteer group, which last week greeted its millionth troop at Bangor International Airport, have been well-established for years, but the group’s chairman said he remains awed by its continued evolution.

“It gets stronger every year. We’re recruiting new members. We’re getting donations all the time,” said Tom Kohl, a troop greeter since 2005 and a veteran of the Vietnam War. “The one constant is the consistent flow of troops coming through.”

Dozens of troop greeters filled seats on the second floor of BIA’s domestic terminal on Wednesday, but for a change they were not awaiting a flight full of soldiers. This day was for them.

Click on the link for the rest of today’s story by Eric Russell in the Bangor Daily News.