News organizations throughout Maine continued their coverage of the death May 28 of 2008 University of Maine graduate and Army Capt. John “Jay” Brainard III of Newport, who died in Afghanistan when the helicopter he was piloting crashed. University of Maine political science professor James Warhola was interviewed by Channel 7 (WVII) and former UMaine Army ROTC enrollment officer Darryl Lyon spoke to several reporters, including those from Channel 5 (WABI) and Channel 2 (WLBZ). Lyon says Brainard set the standard for everything the Army looks for in leadership and character.
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