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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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Military Police Company to Conduct Joint Exercise in Houlton

| June 2, 2014

HOULTON, ME– The Maine Army National Guard 488th Military Police Company is conducting a joint military support to civil authorities exercise in Houlton, on June 11-12. The exercise will test the unit’s ability to respond to a scenario requiring it to partner with law enforcement and civil authorities. The exercise is part of the units […]

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No Decision Made on Moving 133rd Engineer Battalion

| May 20, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The adjutant general of Maine’s Army National Guard says there has been no decision on whether to move the 133rd Engineer Battalion out of state. In an email to soldiers and their families released by Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s office, Brig. Gen. James Campbell said that some media reports have falsely […]

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Maine Guard Unit Headed to Pennsylvania

| April 30, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The National Guard plans to reassign the Maine National Guard’s 133rd Engineer Battalion to Pennsylvania, replacing it with an infantry unit. Michel Steinbuchel, spokesman for the 133rd Engineer Battalion, told the Portland Press Herald that introducing an infantry to Maine’s Army National Guard has been part of the statewide plan since […]

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Museum Gets Unique Piece of Local History

| June 14, 2012

A piece of history has come down, but not for long! Back in May, the Maine Forest Service took down an old fire tower used in the North Maine Woods. As News Source 8s Gina DiPietro explains, it’ll be restored and put back up in a new place.

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