In this week's edition of Veterans Table, we feature Aroostook Veterans Alliance, and the assistance and support they provide in making sure our County servicemen and servicewomen are always cared for.
In this week's edition of Veterans Table, we learn more about the nationwide Honor Flight Network, it's history, and the board members and staff who dedicate their lives to honoring our Veteran Heroes.
In this week's edition of Veterans Table, we feature Honor Flight Maine, a regional chapter of the nationwide Honor Flight Network, and the recent hardships endured due to the pandemic and felt across the Veteran community.
In this week's edition of Veterans Table, we feature a local-area business, Farm Credit East, which supports two essential communities within Aroostook County -- Veterans and Agriculture.
--Evan Richards, Farm Credit East Tax Associate | Maine Army National Guard, 133rd Engineer Battalion;
--James Nelson, Farm Credit East Credit Representative | Maine Army National Guard, 136th Engineer Company (Vertical)]
In our last edition of Veterans Table, we sat down with World War II Navy Veteran, Bob Lovely, to hear his first-hand account of the events around Hiroshima. In Part 2 of Lovely's story, he recalls another historic event -- The Raising of the Flag on Iwo Jima. [Interviews: Robert (Bob) Lovely | Navy Veteran, World War II]
In this edition of Veterans Table, we sit down with a World War II Navy Veteran from Mars Hill -- to hear the story of his service and the historic events around Hiroshima he witnessed during the War. [Interviews: Robert (Bob) Lovely | Navy Veteran, World War II]
In this week's edition of Veterans Table, we sit down with a decorated Vietnam Veteran originally from Fort Kent, to hear the story of his active duty. [Interviews: Michael J. Gaudreau | Vietnam Army Veteran]
In this edition of Veterans Table, we highlight the history of Troop 184 in Caribou -- and the Scoutmasters who have served both their nation, and generations of boy scouts here in The County.
[Interviews: --Vaughn Keaton, Aroostook Co. BSA District Commissioner & Former Scoutmaster, Troop 184; --Caleb Hunter, Scoutmaster, Troop 184]
In this special holiday edition of Veterans Table, Army Veteran Bob Tweedie shares the story of his family farm that transitioned from a long-serving potato farm to a Christmas Tree Farm in its later years. --One year, over 6,200 trees were cut and bailed. Now in his last year harvesting trees on the farm, Tweedie recalls all the years of good times and hard work. Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!
This week's Veterans Table features local-area Army Veteran, Claude Dumond, and the story of his basic training during World War II. --After returning to Maine, Dumond went on to serve as the Town Manager of Fort Kent, for 18 years! Now in his mid-90's, he still resides in Fort Kent today.
Boy Scout Troop 184 in Caribou had the opportunity to pay respect to local area Veterans, through a flag-folding ceremony for the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery. [Interviews: --C.B. Smith, Chairman, Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery; --Logan Longley, Patrol Leader & Life Scout, Troop 184; --Vaughn Keaton, Scoutmaster, Troop 184]
Our new segment on WAGM, The Veterans Table series. Every other week, we will feature the story of a local Veteran -- hearing first-hand accounts of their past, and honoring their brave service to our nation. To kick-off the series, we sit down with decorated, World War II Army Air Force Veteran, Alberie Nadeau -- to hear the story of his enlistment.