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Spc. Christopher Gelineau Tribute & Community Gathering

The 10 year anniversary passing of Spc. Christopher Gelineau who was killed in action in Iraq on April 20, 2004 will be commemorated along with remembering those who have given the ultimate sacrifice from the great State of Maine.

The gathering will take place from 12:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014 in the Wishcamper Center, Room 102, USM Portland campus. There will also be a gathering at Chris’ gravesite at the Evergreen Cemetery on Stevens Avenue in Portland at 11:30 a.m. on April 20.

Gelineau grew up in Vermont and moved to Portland to attend the University of Southern Maine. He was one semester shy of a degree in information and communications technology when he deployed to Iraq. His Army National Guard unit was based in Portland. 

For more information, contact San Pao, SSG Retired, via e-mail or cell 207.939.9367.