Saturday, March 8, 2014
John Bratten is Ohio born but steeped in the history of the 133rd and its predecessors.
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.
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.
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.
Maine guardsmen protect the convoys moving food, fuel, water and supplies for U.S. forces in Iraq.
U.S. medical forces scramble to save anyone who arrives by chopper and ambulance at their combat hospital.
Two married couples from Maine find that deploying together strengthens their husband-and-wife bonds.
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.
Let me put this as diplomatically as I can: Maine’s Democratic leaders ought to have their heads examined.
How many lawyers does it take to give lawyers a good name? Sorry, this isn’t a snarky lawyer joke.