AUGUSTA (AP) – Gov. John Baldacci is setting aside a day to recognize a century of service by the U.S. Army Reserve.

In an observance Tuesday with leaders of the Auburn-based 619th Transportation Company, Baldacci thanked members of that and other units for their commitment to preserving public safety.

The 619th served a year in Iraq and returned in 2005. The company ran convoys of equipment and supplies in northern Iraq.

Baldacci signed a proclamation recognizing April 23 as Army Reservist Day.

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