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Maine Welcomes Home Guard Unit From Afghanistan

| July 1, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – All of the Maine Army National Guard members who deployed to Afghanistan in August are back home. About 1,000 family members and supporters welcomed more than 150 members of the 133rd Engineer Battalion back to U.S. soil at the Augusta Armory Tuesday. Another 13 who deployed were greeted in a ceremony […]

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Maine Soldiers Returning Home

| June 26, 2014

On Friday, June 27, a small group of 133rd Soldiers from the 1035th Survey and Design Team Battalion are expected to arrive home after a year- long deployment to Afghanistan.  They will be welcomed by friends and family at a public ceremony. The Soldiers are expected to arrive by bus at the Augusta Armory on […]

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Soldier Sees Baby Girl Born on Skype

| March 29, 2013

A very special birth at TAMC Friday morning. Thanks to Skype, a soldier in Afghanistan was able to see his daughter come into the world. Katie Zarrilli has the story.

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Fort Kent Woman Rescues Animals From Afghanistan

| March 18, 2013

An effort to rescue one dog from Afghanistan and make a new home for him in the US has turned into a new mission for one Fort Kent woman. The story was featured this past weekend on a national tv network. Shawn Cunningham sat down with the founder of The Puppy Rescue Mission who says […]

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County Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

| October 2, 2012

Folks in the county and the state mourn the loss of a local soldier. Aaron Hendersen was born in Houlton, and attended Hodgdon high school before entering the army many years ago. Hendersen died Monday in Afghanistan. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli has the story.

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