Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Joseph M. Regan is returning to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., after being deployed to Afghanistan, serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Regan graduated from South Portland High School in 1999. He is an occupational therapy assistant with the 883rd Medical Company, Boston, and is a Rochester, N.H., resident.

 

Maine National Guard announces the October promotions to the rank specified for the following soldiers:

Spc. Henry Bindbeutel, Portland, 133rd Headquarters and Headquarters Company;

Msg. Richard Bucklin, Sanford, 120th Regional Support Group;

Pfc. Jena Dubois, Auburn, 136th Engineer Company;

Pv2 Stefan Emery, Lovell, 136th Engineer Company;

Pfc. Timothy Grovo, Limington, 262nd Engineer Company;

Sgt. Timothy Kelley Jr., Windham, Detachment 1, 136th Engineer Company;

Spc. Jason Leadbetter, Westbrook, 251st Engineer Company (Sapper);

Pfc. Todd Mills, Gorham, 262nd Engineer Company;

Pv2 Grace Miller, Portland, 133rd Forward Support Company;

Spc. Matthew Prior, Shapleigh, Detachment 1, 136th Engineer Company;

Ssg. Barrett Strout, Portland, 133rd Headquarters and Headquarters Company;

Pfc. Tyler Vajentic, Stratton, 136th Engineer Company;

Pfc. Shawn Weaver, North Yarmouth, Detachment 1, 136th Engineer Company.