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Monday, 06 November 2017 16:01

Salute for veterans at University of Maine Featured

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Salute for veterans at University of Maine

ORONO - The University of Maine is holding a week of events to coincide with Veteran's Day.

It kicked off today with the annual American and POW flag raising on the mall.


They also held a barbecue to celebrate all of the student veterans on campus.


Coordinator for veteran Services Tony Llerena said "Most veterans will recognize other veterans but most students will not know there are veterans as part of our community so this week it's in part not only to recognize veterans and raise awareness for them as well."


Officials said there are about 400 student veterans at the university of Maine.


Other activities are planned throughout the week.