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Sleeping with sheep

Not exactly sure, but I think Maine’s Department of Agriculture sent me a press release about a new state program that provided state funds as seed to Maine farmers interested in the bed & breakfast business. 873 more words

Arthur Frederick

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Air Force announced the following assignments:

Brig. Gen. Stephen L. Davis, principal assistant deputy administrator for military applications, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy, Washington, District of Columbia, to director, manpower, organization and resources; and deputy chief of staff, manpower, personnel and services, Headquarters… 405 more words

Department Of Defense

Secretary Carter’s Calls to Service Members on Christmas

Today, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter called service members taking part in U.S. operations around the world to wish them a Merry Christmas, according to Pentagon… 271 more words

Department Of Defense

Vallee remembered as 'a real darling'

When singer and movie star Rudy Vallee died in 1986, his remains were shipped to Maine, the state where he was born and raised. His old family home was still owned by family members in Westbrook, and that’s where friends and family gathered to mourn his passing. 421 more words

Americans, Soviets eulogize Samantha Smith

Back in the mid-1980s, a young Maine schoolgirl, Samantha Smith, wrote a letter to Soviet President Yuri Andropov, expressing her worries about a possible war between the USSR and the U.S. 586 more words