Governor Attends Veterans Convention 

The Governor joined hundreds of veterans in Bangor, Friday.It was the Veterans of Foreign Wars annual state convention.The convention features meetings and reports all centered on veteran issues.Governor LePage stressed the importance of supporting Maine’s veterans.”I think in being in the three conflicts were in it’s critically important that we recognize that there are a lot of young people that are over there fighting for our freedom everyday, and with that we also got remember those who’ve been fighting who fought early in their lives.”The Governor was joined by state officials including U.S. Representative, Chellie Pingree, who says she is always working veterans issues. “This is a state that’s very dependent on the military, very engaged in a lot of ways and I consider it an important part of my job.” Pingree says she’s currently working to keep the military commissary open at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station.