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Maine's Veterans
September 11, 2012  
Vets

How are our returning military veterans faring in Maine after they leave the battlefield?  What challenges are they facing?

 

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(43:18)

Host Keith Shortall was joined by:

 


First Lady Ann LePage

Jonathan A. Jensen Jr. SFC, MEARNG, Deployment Cycle Support NCO with the Maine National Guard Yellow Ribbon program

Chris Tyll, a former Navy SEAL, and owner of Pat’s Pizza - Old Port, he chairs the new Portland Veterans Network, a Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce program helping veterans back from the Middle East make the transition to civilian life.  Tyll’s served four tours in Iraq and retired from the Navy. He is a Naval Academy grad, and he lead over 100 combat missions.  Tyll, of North Yarmouth, is also running for the state Senate in District 11,


and by telephone T.J. Wheeler, Case Manager, Maine Pretrail Services

 

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