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Fifty Maine Army National Guard Members Going to Massachsuetts to Help with Snow Cleanup

This winter has been historic. Record snowfall amounts in a short span of time. That has prompted Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to declare a snow disaster and mobilized the Massachusetts National Guard to assist with clearing all that snow.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Annual ‘Tanksgiving’ Food Drive Coming Soon

It all started in November of 2000 and 14 years later we are getting ready for central Maine's largest food drive. It's the 'Tanksgiving' food drive with B98.5 and the Maine Army National Guard.

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Maksym Dragunov, Thinkstock

Deployment of Maine Army National Guard to Afghanistan Is Cancelled

It was a Christmas present come early for the Maine Army National Guard's 262nd Engineer Company. They will now get to spend their Christmas with their families instead of being deployed to Afghanistan.

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How You Can Help A Military Family Who Lost Their Home in an Augusta Fire

Firefighters from four departments battled an Augusta blaze at 323 Riverside Drive in Augusta around 6:45 a.m. (May 28) this morning. The fire destroyed the home and the family lost everything. Two family pets that were unable to be saved. The cause of the fire is likely accidental.

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‘Tanks’Giving Food Drive Starts November 4th [VIDEO]

The annual B-98.5 'Tanks'Giving Food Drive is coming up! It will be happening the week of November 4th. We'll be teaming up with the Maine Army National Guard again this year to collect non-perishable food for the Salvation Army of Augusta and Waterville.

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John Moore, Getty Images

Maine Army And Air National Guard Postpone Weekend Drills Due To Federal Shutdown

The Maine Army and Air National Guard have postponed weekend drills. That comes after learning this week that 406 employees have been furloughed due to the federal government shutdown that started on October 1st.

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Captains Matthew and Wendy Morrsion (on the left)
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Augusta Salvation Army Leaders Leaving For Pennsylvania

Captains Michael and Wendy Morrison will be leaving the Augusta Salvation Army next month to move to Pennsylvania. The Morrisons have been in Augusta for four years. Karen and David Dickson will be leaving their positions as directors of the Salvation Army in Waterville to take a similar posts in Augusta.

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Maine Army National Guard Troops Coming Home

Members from the 126th Aviation Medevac Unit of the Maine Army National Guard will be returning to Maine this afternoon after a year-long deployment to Kuwait. The 126th landed at Fort Hood in Texas on Wednesday and will be back in Bangor this afternoon.

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Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images

Maine Army National Guard Leader Lt.Col. Michael J. Backus Dies At Camp Keyes

Shock and sadness overspread Camp Keyes in Augusta this week with the unexpected passing of longtime Maine Army National Guard leader, Lt. Col. Michael J. Backus of Wilton. Backus died unexpectedly on Monday while performing duties at Camp Keyes.

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A Big TANKsgiving Thank You to All

We have been writing a lot about our 13th annual 'TANKsgiving Food Drive' but I want to take a minute to thank the Maine Army National Guard, especially the 152nd Maintenance Division, for all their help and service during the week of collecting food. The men and women of the 152nd have volunteered their ti

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