10 November 2009 » By SGT Peter Morrison
Maj. Gen. John W. Libby, Cpt. Amy Johnston, and Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Jensen and his family represent the Maine Army National Guard as Warren Cook, CEO and general manager of Saddleback Maine announces a chance for Veterans and Servicemembers to ski for free.
(Photo by Army Sgt. Peter Morrison)
Maine Army National Guard Soldiers and fellow Servicemembers can ski for free Jan. 10 when Saddleback Maine opens its gates to Veterans and anyone serving in the Armed Forces.
Saddleback Maine located in Rangeley will host a Veterans Day in January but, is offering additional discounts to Servicemembers who served in Iraq or Afghanistan from January 2008 through the upcoming ski season.
Eligible Servicemembers will receive a complimentary lift ticket and family members of deployed or deploying military can enjoy the Blue Star Family Pass.
With the family pass, spouses of Servicemembers who are scheduled to deploy or have been deployed after January, 2008 can receive a $25 lift ticket and their dependent children can ski for $20 a day.
To obtain a free or discounted pass Servicemembers or their family must bring a DD 214, or orders indicating an upcoming deployment and their Military ID.
For a free lift ticket on Jan. 10 Military members and Veterans must bring a DD 214 or a current Military ID. Visit www.saddlebackmaine.com for more information.