Anna G. Morin, daughter of Chris and Becki Morin of Falmouth, has received an appointment to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, class of 2019, with a full tuition scholarship. She will serve five years in the Coast Guard following graduation. Morin was Nordic skate ski state champion for Class A, skimeister state champion, two-time Maine women’s double-handed sailing champion and also served as president of the National Honor Society at Falmouth High School.

 Air Force Airman 1st Class David R. Despins graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Despins is the son of Richard Despins of Gray and is a 2014 graduate of Gray-New Gloucester High School.

 Maine Military and Community Network, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, fifth annual conference with several speakers, including Ann LePage, members of the congressional delegation, Dr. Jonathan Shay and Dr. Fred Shotz. There also will be several breakout sessions. Held at University of Maine, Orono, Wells Commons. To register, go to

 Sampson Air Force Base, Southern Maine Squadron, noon Thursday, informal lunch get-together for veterans who were at Sampson AFB. Jerry DeWitt is guest speaker. Held at Marco’s, 12 Mollison Way, Lewiston. All veterans and guests are welcome. Contact Bob Sawyer at 657-4909, Roy Tassinari at 784-5691 or Larry Hanson at 283-3564 for details.