October 29, 2012

Military notes

Marine Corps Pvt. Blake V. Toth, son of Donna Toth of Westbrook and Michael Toth of Standish, has graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. Toth is a 2012 graduate of Westbrook High School.

Army Pvt. Joseph Stratis has graduated from Company A Battalion 50th Infantry, 198 Infantry Brigade at Fort Benning, Ga., and is serving in Germany. He is the son of Judy Stratis of Saco.


Free legal assistance to veterans applying for Veterans Administration disability benefits will be provided by volunteer attorneys and law students.

The clinic takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland. The Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project and the American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division will help with applications and appeals claims.

An appointment is not necessary but veterans may call Rob Liscord, AmeriCorps VISTA member, at 400-3232, if they wish to schedule a specific time for a meeting.


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