MVH Machias

Near the easternmost point of the U.S. proudly stands Maine Veterans’ Home in Machias. Built on the campus of Down East Community Hospital and surrounded by blueberry fields and nature trails, our home provides an active atmosphere for assisted living, memory care and respite care for veterans.

Recent Posts

Lubec Native Finds Love in Radio Before, During and After Military

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: July 01, 2020
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Henry “Hank” Stence was born in Lubec, though his family rarely stayed in one place long enough to put down roots. His father was in the military and he attended 13...

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Veteran Pilot Will Always Dream of Flying

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: June 08, 2020
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Bruce W. Benson thinks fondly of his childhood spent with younger brother, Daniel and older brother Edward Jr. Bruce looked up to his older...

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Army Veteran, POW is Natural Leader

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: May 01, 2020
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Ed Browne Jr. is a born leader. Serving in the military, during his career as a logger, and now in retirement, Ed is constantly recognized for his leadership.

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Army Veteran from Downeast Drafted Twice

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: April 22, 2020
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Born in East Machias to a hardworking family of dairy farmers, Leoniel “Bud” Holmes worked from a very young age. Besides chores, he sold newspapers out of a wagon as...

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