April 9, 2019 at 2 pm at the Sidney Grange on the Middle Road. Refreshments will be served.
Our April speaker will be Captain Jonathan Bratten, the Command Historian for the Maine National Guard. In this capacity, he has produced multiple articles on the history of Maine’s soldiers, appearing in such publications as “The New York Times,” “The Washington Post,” “Army Magazine,” “Army History,” and “On Point.” He has also appeared in the Smithsonian Channel documentary “Americans Underground: Secret Cities of World War I” and served ax a historian in France for the Army’s World War I Centennial commemorations. Additionally, Captain Bratten is the commander of the 251st Engineer Company and a veteran of Afghanistan. He and his wife live in Portland, Maine.