Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob T. Barter, son of Michael Barter of Brunswick, recently completed the Navy Nuclear Power Training Unit course with Nuclear Power Training Unit, Ballston Spa, N. Y. Barter is a 2004 graduate of Brunswick High School and joined the Navy in October 2009.


Coast Guard Seaman Robert J. Thorne, son of Robin and Jonathan Thorne of Limerick, recently graduated from the Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N. J. Thorne is a 2007 graduate of Massabesic High School, Waterboro.


Marine Corps Pfc. Troy Fogg has recently graduated from Marine Corps basic training at Parris Island, S.C. He is the son of Richard and Mary Fogg and Lisa Fogg, all of Westbrook, and is a 2011 graduate of Westbrook High School.


AndroscogginTrust, a division of Androscoggin Bank, will offer free Financial Power of Attorney for active-duty, deployed soldiers in all branches of the military. These services will allow AndroscogginTrust to act on behalf of any soldier in the event of major life financial events including house sale, transfer of funds, loans processing and more. Military members do not have to be bank customers to take advantage of the service. More information is available at or call toll-free at 1-800-927-3344.