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Maine Air Guard Members Head to Iraq 

Catherine Pegram

More than 40 members of the Maine Air National Guard in Bangor are heading to Iraq.The men and women from the 101st Air Refueling Wing, Civil Engineering Squadron will leave for a six-month mission tomorrow morning.They’ll be based at the Baghdad International Airport. Their job is to maintain and repair infrastructure at the base, as well as the military air field. A sendoff for the guard members and their families is set for 7:30 tomorrow morning at the airport in Bangor. Their first stop is in Qatar for a few days of training, then they’ll go on to Baghdad.