Friday, June 3, 2011

Maine Women Veteran Commemorative Coin

Monday June 6, 2011 the Maine Veterans Service Office will present  the Maine Silver
Commemorative Coin to Maine Women Veterans.

The presentation will be held at the Maine Veterans Home in Scarborough, Maine, located at
 290 US Route one, Scarborough, ME. at 1PM

The Silver Commemorative Coin is struck in the likeness of the Women Veterans Plaque ("A
Heritage of Service") that hangs in the Hall of Flags at the State Capitol in Augusta.

Peter Ogden, Director, Maine Veteran Services announced "We will be presenting coins to
15 World War II Veterans, 5 Korea War Veterans, 5 Vietnam War Veterans, 4 Cold War Veterans,
and 15 Persian Gulf women Veterans."

The event is open to the public and all media is invited. Maine thanks everyone for their support
of our veterans.

Please plan to attend this worthy and overdue ceremony to recognize and honor Maine's Women

Jerald Terwilliger
National Chairman
American Cold War Veterans
"We Remember"

---------------- "And so the greatest of American triumphs... became a peculiarly joyless victory. We had won the Cold War, but there would be no parades." -- Robert M. Gates, 1996