Corey Dodge, 40, died August 22, 2015 in Kabul, Afghanistan as the result of a terrorist car bomb attack on his NATO convoy. He was born October 31, 1974 in Dover-Foxcroft. He graduated from Dexter Regional High School, Class of 1993. Corey was one of the three U.S. civilian contractors killed in the blast that destroyed several vehicles where at least 12 people were killed, mostly Afghan civilians. Corey was working for DynCorp International, a private military contractor based in McLean, Virginia in efforts for the U.S.-led coalition, NATO Resolute Support Mission. He was a son, husband, father of four, uncle, cousin; his… Read More
Kevin was born and raised in Raymond, ME. We met each other while attending the University of Maine in Orono. After college he went to flight school at Fort Rucker, AL. We got married in 2006 while he was at flight school. After he graduated we bought a house in Attleboro, MA (my home town). He then was deployed to Iraq in March 2008 with the Maine National Guard C Co. 1/126th AVN – Bangor, ME. After he returned home he changed units to the Connecticut National Guard 1109th TASMG – Groton, CT. He was then deployed with them in July 2012… Read More
The Summit Project Returns to Baxter State Park via Motorcycle convoy To then Honor Maine’s Fallen Heroes This Memorial Day weekend, exactly three years after its establishment, The Summit Project will conduct its Third Annual Tribute Trek and Family Weekend on Maine’s Baxter State Park. The Summit Project (TSP), a nationally recognized, Maine based, non-profit service organization founded by Major David J. Cote, USMCR in 2013, is a living memorial that has changed the way an entire state pays tribute to their post 9/11 fallen service members while also inspiring service, strengthening communities and changing lives. “We carry their stone… Read More
For Immediate Release: May 12, 2016 Contact: Major David Cote, USMCR, Founder and General Manager, (760) 685-3001 The Summit Project firstname.lastname@example.org www.thesummitproject.org facebook.com/TheSummitProject MEDIA ADVISORY The Summit Project Returns to Baxter State Park via Motorcycle convoy To then Honor Maine’s Fallen Heroes This Memorial Day weekend, exactly three years after its establishment, The Summit Project will conduct its Third Annual Tribute Trek and Family Weekend on Maine’s Baxter State Park. The Summit Project (TSP), a nationally recognized, Maine based, non-profit service organization founded by Major David J. Cote, USMCR in 2013, is a living memorial that has… Read More
On Saturday, May 7, 2016, members of the Southern Maine community will be invited to participate in a 10k military ruck across the city of Portland, ME to honor Cpl Mark Goyet of Westbrook, ME who died on June 28, 2011 after his unit came under attack by small arms fire in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. During this event, participants will strap weighted packs to their backs and ruck 10 (plus) kilometers around Baxter Blvd and the Eastern Promenade before confronting a rigorous O-Course by the East End Beach. This event will be open to the public and event organizers… Read More
On May 7 in Portland, members of the public can carry a backpack loaded with whatever weight they wish in the Husky Ruck Memorial 10K race and veterans’ scholarship fundraiser. Words cannot begin to describe the burden Ray and Martha Goyet will carry every day of their lives. High school sweethearts who grew up in Westbrook and then embarked on a life in the military, they looked on with pride as their son, Mark, enlisted in the Marines right out of his Texas high school in 2008. And then, three years later, they watched in horror as his flag-draped casket… Read More
The Summit Project is humbled and honored to receive this award from Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage and the people of Maine. Thank you Maine for your unwavering support of TSP and thank you for being integral to our team and achieve out mission — to honor our state’s post 9/11 fallen and the faithful spirit of ALL Mainers. MHANF.
Summit Project Memorial March to Remember Fallen Soldiers