Comments for: Maine Army National Guard operations branch chief dies at Camp Keyes, spokesman says

Posted Jan. 08, 2013, at 3:05 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 09, 2013, at 9:05 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — West Point graduate and longtime Maine Army National Guard leader Lt. Col. Michael Backus, the Guard’s current operations branch chief, has died. “Lt. Col. Michael J. Backus of Wilton died unexpectedly on Monday … while performing his duties at Camp Keyes in Augusta,” Maj. Michael Steinbuchel, spokesman …

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