Wreaths Across America
We hope you will join us in sponsoring a Wreath to place on the grave of an American Hero buried at Arlington Cemetery. The Maine State Council Veterans Program is a partner, our Fundraising Group ID is ME0014 and our program means that for every two wreaths sponsored Arlington receives three!
You may fill out the attached form, or visit the following site to sponsor wreaths: Wreaths Across America

Operation Wheelchair Assignments

December 2017


3-Dec       Belfast #3942

10-Dec     Rockland #136

17-Dec     Lewiston #106

24-Dec     Auburn #8472

25-Dec    Augusta #334

31-Dec    Gardiner #1299


January 2018



7-Jan       Winslow #7300

14-Jan    Lewiston #10019

21-Jan    Waterville #13486

28-Jan    Portland #14226


February 2018


4-Feb     N Whitefield #1423

11-Feb   Scarborough #11747

18-Feb   Boothbay #10356

25-Feb   Falmouth #15971


Veterans Grave Flag Program - Volunteers needed May 25

The American Legion is looking for volunteers to help place flags on the graves at the Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemeteries on May 25.  On May 25th at 9 am they will gather once again at MVMC in Augusta Civic Center Drive Location just off 95 Top of the hill near the Flag Pole outside the Circle.

Donations are needed for flags.  Make Checks Payable to: The American Legion, In Note Section "Grave Flag Program"

Mail Donations to: PO Box 900, Waterville, ME 04903.

Question contact Don Simoneau @ 207-897-4139 or or the American Legion Hqtrs @ 207-873-3229.


Veterans Program Chair – Duane Belanger (


Introducing the Maine State Council Veteran Lapel pin (pictured above).  Minimum donation will be $20 and the pins will be numbered.   If you have questions you can contact Duane Belanger.  Remember your support will show the veteran how much we appreciate their service and provide financial support as well to support veterans in Maine!

Click here for the order form and instructions





Resources for Veterans, benefits you have earned!

Maine Veterans Homes


  • Served in the US Armed Forces for one or more days on active duty other than for training purposes.  National Guard and Reserve components may be eligible.
  • Discharged under honorable conditions
  • Maine residents at time of entry into the US Armed Forces or who are residents of Maine at time of application to MVH
  • Spouses, widows or widowers, and gold star parents of eligible veterans

310 Cony Road
Augusta, ME 04330

44 Hogan Road
Bangor, ME 04401

163 Van Buren Road
Caribou, ME 04736

32 Veterans Drive
Machias, ME 04654

290 US Route 1
Scarborough, ME 04074

South Paris
477 High Street
South Paris, ME 04281


State Benefits

Burial Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery System 

 Veterans Dependents Educational Benefits

Veteran License Plates & Decals

 Gold Star Family License Plate 

 Military Discharge Records 

 Nursing and Rehabilitation Services

Property Tax Exemption This program is administered by the Maine Revenue Services. Click on the following link for program information and eligibility criteria Property Tax Bulletin. This document may also be accessed by visiting the website of Maine Revenue Services at

Maine Resident Veteran Free Day Use Park Pass to State Parks and historic sites to eligible veterans

Maine Active Duty Enlisted Day-Use Park Pass

Recreational Licenses and Access to Parks

Small Business Loans


Military Funeral Honors

Family members of a deceased veteran should notify the Funeral Director of their desire to have Military Funeral Honors rendered at the interment of their loved one. The Funeral Director should contact the appropriate military branch Casualty Assistance Center (CAC) of the deceased veteran.

The following is a list of Casualty Assistance Centers and Military Funeral Honors Point of contacts:   

United States Army including Army National Guard, US Army Reserves and Merchant Marine:

Richard E. Hutchinson
Maine MFH State Coordinator
Military Funeral Honors
HRCI Contractor
Office: 207 430-6208
Cell: 703 901-8531
Fax: 207 626-7804

Maine Military Funeral Honors Program website:

United States Air Force including Air National Guard and US Air Force Reserves:

603-430-3333       or             207-990-7263       

United States Navy:
United States Marine Corps :

United States Coast Guard:  617-990-6249  


To request a copy of your DD214:

Presidential Memorial Certificates:

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