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Baldacci Working for the Pentagon 

(AP) – Former Gov. John Baldacci has taken a job at the Pentagon, where he’ll work on ways to improve military health care.Baldacci, 56, will report to Clifford Stanley, Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.As governor, Baldacci worked to increase access to health care and to lower health care costs.Rep. Chellie Pingree described the new post as perfect for Baldacci because it brings together his passion for health care and his respect for veterans.David Farmer, Baldacci’s former spokesman, says Baldacci told him that questions had to be referred to Pentagon public affairs. Baldacci, a Democrat, served four terms in the U.S. House before returning to Maine to serve two terms as governor.