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Blue Star Mothers Welcome Returned Vet 

The Blue Star Mothers held their monthly meeting at the Maine Veterans Home Monday evening.Sgt. Brandon Giggey of Brewer recently returned home from Iraq.He spoke at the meeting about his experiences overseas.Sgt. Giggey says the support of folks like the Blue Star Mothers mean a lot to the troops. “It helps with the morale for all soldiers to know that there are people back home who care enough to send good to us,” Giggey told TV5 Monday.Along with veterans and the Blue Star Mothers, Sgt. Giggey’s family was at Monday night’s event to formally welcome him home.