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Thrive penobscot

899 Central Street
Millinocket, Maine 04462

Phone: 207-723-5288

Fax: 207-723-7435



House in the Woods

Our Mission is to create a therapeutic, recreational, and educational retreat for our nation’s U.S. armed forces and their families, using outdoor wilderness activities in Maine and natural habitats to help participants share common challenges related to their service and sacrifice in protecting our nation’s freedom and democratic ideals.

Master Sergeant Gary Gordon Center

Our mission is to  honor  and  empower  all  Veterans  and  ensure  they  are  treated  with  sincere   gratitude  and   respect  for  their  service. To  ensure  they  are  given  full  assistance  to  collect  all  the  benefits  and  services  earned   through  their  dedicated  service to  this  nation.

Lincoln CBOC 

Lincoln CBOC opened May 14, 2007. As the newest outpatient clinic in Maine, it has rapidly grown to serve 700 veterans. First of the Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services (CARES) clinics to be implemented in Maine, Lincoln CBOC has a full complement of VA staff providing physical, mental health and administrative services.

Services Provided:Primary Care, Lab, Telehealth services for mental health/wound care/pain management/MOVE/pharmacy

US Department of Veteran Affairs Crisis Hotline

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one?

Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.

Planning for Life after Discharge

As a new Veterans you  have numerous resources at your disposal that can help you through this transition, and many people who are ready to cheer you on as you make the change. The key is to plan ahead so you are prepared for what will come in the days ahead.

Veterans Transition Support

The Mission of Veterans Transition Support 501(c)(3) non profit is to help transitioning veterans land jobs by transferring military experience into civilian job skills through No Cost civilian certification training, one-on-one career management coaching, and networking to veterans in businesses and veteran friendly employers.

Transition to Civilian Life

The Mission of Veterans Transition Support 501(c)(3) non profit is to help transitioning veterans land jobs by transferring military experience into civilian job skills through No Cost civilian certification training, one-on-one career management coaching, and networking to veterans in businesses and veteran friendly employers.

National Military Family Association

NMFA is the voice of military families because, for 49 years, we have proven that we stand behind service members, their spouses, and their children. Our Association is the “go to” source for Administration Officials, Members of Congress, and key decision makers when they want to understand the issues facing our families. They know we have “boots on the ground” with military families and understand better than anyone that “military families serve, too.” Through the support and programs we provide, and our respected voice on Capitol Hill and with the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, our Association always looks out for the families who stand behind the uniform and for those who serve.

Best Jobs for Returning Service Members

When returning from active duty and transitioning to civilian life, one of the first things a soldier must do is find a job. While military service provides many critical skills that can translate well into civilian jobs, sometimes the transition itself and communicating those skills to a non-military hiring manager is a big challenge to overcome.

Wounded Warrior Project

Veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound while serving in the military on or after September 11, 2001. You are our focus. You are our mission.


For over 77 years, the USO has been the nation’s leading organization to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform. From the moment they join, through their assignments and deployments, and as they transition back to their communities, the USO is always by their side.

The Recovery Village

Many men and women retire from the military with memories they wish they didn’t have. For many of them, these plaguing thoughts have the power to wreak havoc on their lives and those of their loved ones. In many cases, veterans turn to drugs and alcohol as a result of various mental disorders associated with these thoughts, especially PTSD. Luckily, there are resources available to help.

Veteran Owned Business Directory for Penobscot County Veterans Resource Guide

The State of Maine provides nearly 20 different programs for veterans, including property tax exemptions, free education for dependents of 100% permanent and totally disabled veterans, and complimentary hunting licenses. Throughout the state, close to 400 organizations have established programs to assist veterans and service members wishing to continue their education, increase employment opportunities, access health care, and enjoy Maine’s great outdoors.
Our hope is that this Guide will help you gain a full understanding of the benefits, services, and programs available to you whether you’re a veteran, advocate, family member, are currently serving, or are transitioning from the military.

American Legion Veterans Resources

This webpage has a list of resources provided by The American Legion for veterans and their families.

Mesothelioma Resource  Countless veterans are currently suffering from life-threatening illnesses that are a result of exposure to asbestos, a material that was commonly used in hundreds of military applications, products, and ships because of its resistance to fire. Veterans who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma even qualify for special benefits from the U.S Department of Veteran Affairs.   Helping bring you hopefaith, and financial help when navigating through mesothelioma. Veterans of the United States military receive gratitude and thanks from the nation and are often recognized for their service and courage. These are well-respected, hard-working Americans who made great sacrifices to serve the country through the military. Unfortunately, some of these brave men and women who made important sacrifices for others now spend their final days battling the illnesses triggered by years of exposure to asbestos, including Mesothelioma.


Finding an inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center that fits your individual needs may be the best first step you can take in your journey to long-term recovery. Understanding the different types of treatment modalities offered at inpatient treatment centers will help you choose which facility is right for you.

Carl E. Burrill American Legion Post 77

Carl E. Burrill  American Legion Post 77 is located in Lincoln, Maine. This organization primarily operates in the Veterans’ Organization business / industry within the Membership Organizations sector. This organization has been operating for approximately 97 years.

Phone:(207) 794-3985

American Legion Riders Post 80

970 Central Street Millinocket, Maine
 (207) 723-8088


Feeney-Groves American Legion Post 13
53 Main St East Millinocket

 VFW Post 1605 La Belle-Perkins Post

2 Richardson Rd.  Burlington, ME
Phone: (207) 730-9191

VFW Post 2299 Sherman Area Memorial Post

407 Station Rd. Stacyville, ME
Phone: (207)365-4832