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They’re the truest of heroes…and all across the country, ceremonies were held in their honor. Here in the county, people gathered at the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery in Caribou to thank, praise, and remember our nation’s veterans. Veteran Leo Kieffer says, “as far as I’m concerned it’s primarily for those that gave their all, gave […]
We begin our news coverage tonight with a look at several local Memorial day celebrations, starting in Caribou at the Northern Maine Veteran’s Cemetary. That’s where Shawn Cunningham was for the tenth anniversary celebration. As she reports, while local veterans and the community came together to celebrate FALLEN vets…its also an opportunity to bring attention […]
Saturday was “Wreaths Across America” day. This is the 21st consecutive year that folks around the state have placed holiday wreaths on veterans graves. An estimated 400,000 wreaths were placed in all 50 states. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli was at one ceremony at the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetary in Caribou.
We should always honor heros who have fought for our freedom, but many Vietnam Veterans didn’t always receive a warm welcome or even a thank you. Because of this, a ceremony was held at the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetary Saturday, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and to recognize their bravery. News Source […]