Bill Nemitz

Bill Nemitz

Columnist

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Latest Articles by Bill Nemitz


December 31, 2013

Unit with proud Maine pedigree in very capable hands

John Bratten is Ohio born but steeped in the history of the 133rd and its predecessors.


December 26, 2013

Even in their 40s, some Mainers answer an inner call to duty

They put careers on hold to head to the war zone, mentor young troops and fulfill personal goals. Part three of our series from Afghanistan.


December 24, 2013

Safeguarding Soldiers & Souls

During the holidays and far beyond, Capt. David DeRienzo – ‘Chaplain D’ of Maine’s 133rd Engineer Battalion – provides an invaluable gift to others who serve.


December 21, 2013

Maine’s 133rd battalion closing down the war

More than a dozen years of battle have cost thousands of lives. With America's longest war set to end in 2014, Maine's 133rd battalion is there to pick up the pieces.


December 20, 2013

Driving the 'Highway to Hell'

Maine guardsmen protect the convoys moving food, fuel, water and supplies for U.S. forces in Iraq.


December 20, 2013

Whether friend or foe, every life merits saving

U.S. medical forces scramble to save anyone who arrives by chopper and ambulance at their combat hospital.


December 20, 2013

Spouses help each other weather wartime experiences

Two married couples from Maine find that deploying together strengthens their husband-and-wife bonds.


November 21, 2013

Bill Nemitz: Others' anguish engulfed innocent kid when JFK was killed 50 years ago today

Fifty years ago, I was in fourth grade, the new kid in Sister Jean’s class at St. Joseph’s School just outside of Pittsburgh.


November 7, 2013

Bill Nemitz: Democrats fumble ball on human trafficking

Let me put this as diplomatically as I can: Maine’s Democratic leaders ought to have their heads examined.


October 24, 2013

Bill Nemitz: Legal work is free, results are priceless

How many lawyers does it take to give lawyers a good name? Sorry, this isn’t a snarky lawyer joke.



Latest Blogs by Bill Nemitz


June 11, 2010

Early wake-up call


June 8, 2010

Take my socks...please!


June 2, 2010

Anyone here from Maine?


June 1, 2010

Knowing the right people


May 27, 2010

Time to pack...