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Caribou middle-schoolers interview veterans | Print |
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:19

 Following visit to Bangor museum; students write on the topic: 'What freedom means to me'

     Earlier this fall, students from Caribou Middle School, Limestone Community School and Teague Park School traveled to Bangor to visit Coles Land Transportation Museum and participate in their Veteran’s Interview program.

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Veteran receives Bronze Star for service | Print |
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 08:55

     PRESQUE ISLE — An Aroostook County veteran recently received several medals for distinguished military service in Vietnam.

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Retired U.S. Air Force Major Dean Rauch of Woodland, center, accepts an American flag from Rep. Bruce Poliquin while his wife, Diana Rauch, holds the Bronze Star Medal he received during an Oct. 20 ceremony in Presque Isle. Rauch received several other service awards that day for exemplary service in Vietnam.

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Project honors fallen heroes | Print |
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 08:52

     Donald Skidgel has already been honored by his country. In 2009, Newport, the town he grew up in, named its Main Street bridge in his honor and now his place of birth, Caribou, will be memorializing the late war hero.

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Corporal Flagg and his "war dog" | Print |
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 08:50
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Corporal Harold N. Flagg and his "war dog," Boy, display a Japanese banner taken on Okinawa. Boy spotted an ambush while on patrol and suffered a leg wound in the ensuing action. Flagg’s son, Bill Flagg of Caribou, said his father served in the South Pacific during World War II and brought the dog home when he left the service. He and Boy marched in parades and appeared at community events. Harold Flagg died 26 years ago. He won a Bronze Star during WWII, but, his son said, never talked too much about the war. 

 

 
Loring students salute nation’s fallen heroes | Print |
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 08:49

     LIMESTONE — Military prep students from the Loring Job Corps Center recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual Association of the U.S Army Convention, as well as conduct a military history and educational overview of the nation’s capital.

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