The Artillery is Coming!

Posted Sept. 27, 2013, at 7:47 a.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:44 p.m.

The Ceremonial Howitzer of the Maine State Select Honor Guard to be exact; and they will be joined by the First Lady of Maine, Mrs. Ann LePage and LTC Peter Ogden. On November 5, 2013 the American Legion of Fort Kent will hold a Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Night at the Fort Kent Knights of Columbus in Fort Kent. Social Hour will begin at 5pm and Military Honors consisting of 21 rounds from the chrome plated 75mm Pack Howitzer followed by live Taps courtesy of Bugles Across American to honor the 58,000+ Americans who never returned from Vietnam. A Rib-eye steak meal will be served immediately thereafter. After dinner Vietnam Veterans will be honored followed by a Gold Star Medal Ceremony.

For more information please contact Duane Belanger via cell at (207) 951-2874 or email at

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