First Lady Ann LePage with The Maine Troop Greeters at the "Welcome Home" to Korean War Veterans. "These heroes are NOT forgotten," the First Lady said on her Facebook page.
The event also welcomed home 180 military men and women from Afghanistan on an incoming flight to the Bangor International Airport.
The following is a list of
some of the Memorial Day Weekend events scheduled around the state to honor Maine’s sons and
daughters who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
Berwick - Memorial Day Parade
Brunswick/Topsham - Memorial Day Parade
Brunswick - Fallen Warrior Ceremony
Cape Elizabeth - Memorial Day Parade
Calais - American Legion Flag Placing
Chelsea - Memorial Day Observance at Togus National Veterans Cemetary
Dover-Foxcroft - Memorial Day Parade
Durham - Memorial Day Parade and Fun Run
Eagle Lake - Memorial Day Parade and Turkey Dinner
Falmouth - Memorial Day Parade
Freeport - Memorial Day Parade
Gorham - Memorial Day Parade
Jackman - Memorial Day Parade
Jay/Livermore Falls - Memorial Day Parade
Kennebunk/Kennebunkport - Memorial Day Parade
Lincolnville - Memorial Day Parade
Litchfield - Memorial Day Parade
Northeast Harbor - Memorial Day Parade
Old Orchard Beach - Memorial Day Parade
Old Town - Memorial Day Parade
Portland - Memorial Day Parade
Sanford - Memorial Day Parade
Scarborough - Memorial Day Parade
Searsmont - Memorial Day Parade
Sidney - Memorial Day Parade
South Portland - Memorial Day Parade
Vassalboro - Memorial Day Parade
York - Memorial Day Parade
Please join the Greater Bangor Maine Military & Community Network for a showing of the film A Matter of Duty, Thursday, May 22 in the Donald P. Corbett Building, Room 100 at the University of Maine, Orono.
A Matter of Duty details Kennebec Sheriff Randy Liberty’s personal battle with PTSD and several veterans in his charge at the Kennebec County Jail. Liberty’s honesty about his own condition and his efforts to help other veterans vividly depicts the continuing impact of war on the men and women who have served our country.
5 p.m. - Military resource fair
6 p.m. - Film begins
7 to 8 p.m. - Panel discussion with Sheriff Liberty, his wife and mental health professionals
For more information, please contact Michelle Mason at 207-992-4532 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn about resources available to service members, veterans and their families.
Use your military experience and training to obtain a job with the State of Maine, one of Maine’s municipalities or the federal government.
Learn about opportunities in the following areas and more...
Law Enforcement and Dispatch
Engineers and Transportation Workers
Social Service and Customer Service
Accounting and Tax Examiners
Programming and Computer Technology
Park Rangers and Attendants
Job Fair Events
- 10 a.m. Keynote Speaker -- Maine’s First Lady, Ann LePage.
- Assistance with online applications and occupational licensing
- An opportunity to obtain your military transcript
- ESGR Statement of Support signing
Please dress appropriately and be prepared for an interview. If available, please bring proof of military service and a resume.
Registration is recommended but not required. Click to register.
For more information, contact Auta Main at 207-623-7975. TTY users call Maine Relay 711.
Sponsored by the Maine Military and Community Network, Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve and the Maine Department of Labor.
Western Maine Community Job and Resource Fair
May 22, 9 a.m. to noon
University of Maine at Farmington
Fitness and Recreation Center
152 Quebec Street, Farmington
17th Annual Spring Career Fair w/Occupational Licensing
May 28, 9 a.m. to noon
Spectacular Event Center
395 Griffin Road, Bangor
Attention Veterans! Use your military experience at the 17th Annual Spring Career Fair. Meet with professional staff to become licensed in the following fields:
Stationary Steam Engineer
Solid Fuel Technician
Commercial Driver's License.
Mini Job Fair at the Lewiston CareerCenter
June 2, 9 a.m. to noon
5 Mollison Way, Lewiston