Gov. Paul LePage and first lady Ann LePage will be guests for the Maine Military and Community Network conference at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Cotter Union, 4500 Mayflower Hill, Colby College, Waterville. The organization offers support for Maine military members and their families. The conference is open to the public. To register, go to

or call 859-4730.


A recognition ceremony will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Augusta Armory for members of the 103rd Infantry Regiment who served with the unit from March 1941 to September 1945. State of Maine Silver Star honorable service medals will be presented to those wounded in combat and awarded a Purple Heart. Families of those who died fighting in the Pacific will receive the State of Maine Gold Star honorable service medal. Former members and Gold Star families should call Maine Veterans Services at 430-6034 or email [email protected] to ensure they are placed on the list to receive recognition.

Navy Ensign Matthew S. Wagner, son of Lisa and Scott Wagner of York, recently graduated from the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Unit at Norwich University, Northfield, Vt. Wagner is a 2006 graduate of York High School and a 2011 graduate of Norwich University.

Marine Corps Pfc. Kyle J. Redimarker, son of Diane Moore of Berwick, was recently promoted to his current rank. Redimarker is a student at Aviation Logistics Tactical Information Systems, Newport, R.I. He is a 2006 graduate of Noble High School of North Berwick.