Maine Army National Guard’s 121st Public Affairs Detachment is preparing for deployment to Kosovo, as part of KFOR 16 with the 218th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. The 121st PAD is scheduled to arrive in Germany later this month and will be in Kosovo by the fall.

“Bringing Worlds Together: Conference for Veterans, Family Members and Community,” 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 15, at the University of Maine Farmington campus. The conference is free and features 20 workshops on topics ranging from legal issues, injuries and post-traumatic stress to re-integrating into community life. For more information and to register, visit or call Jerry DeWitt at 783-9141, ext. 228. Travel expense scholarships are available through Veterans For Peace. Contact Doug Rawlings at 778-7292 or [email protected]

Honor Flight New England and the Veterans of Foreign Wars St. John Post 9326 Ladies Auxiliary of Harrison are joining forces to locate Maine’s World War II veterans so they may visit Washington, D.C. Honor Flight New England is a non-profit organization created to honor America’s veterans by offering them free trips to the nation’s Capitol. For more information, to receive an application or for details about volunteer opportunities, contact Lisa Villa at [email protected] or call 776-3118. To send a donation, visit