November 19, 2017
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WAVES Veteran

Photo courtesy Maine Military Historical Society | BDN
Photo courtesy Maine Military Historical Society | BDN
Mildred Covell, a 1937 graduate of the University of Maine and veteran of the U.S. Navy WAVES, celebrated her 97th birthday on Monday in Greene. She is a retired Lewiston High School teacher. Covell is pictured donating her Navy “whites” last fall to the Maine Military Historical Society Museum in Augusta, according to David B. Googins. Family members in this area include sister-in-law Elaine Covell of Bangor and niece Teddi Jann Covell of Orono.

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