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Troop Greeting at BIA
Information on How to
Greet the Troops
at Bangor International Airport
Troop Greeters. Official Website. Provides lots of information
on the history of the Maine Troop Greeters, a media section, calendar, and
how to help.
Ladies. These three intrepid ladies conduct many trips from
Freeport, Maine to Bangor, Maine in order to greet the troops.
"The Way We
Get By". A documentary movie about the troop greeters of Bangor
News Articles Online about Troop Greeters
December 26, 2013.
"Troop greeter Bill Knight dies Christmas Day at the age of 91".
Stars and Stripes. Bill was a long-time greeter at Bangor
International Airport. He is featured in the 2009 film documentary
entitled "The Way We Get By". Knight was a 32-year military veteran and it
is estimated that he shook hands with over a half-million troops returning
home from the war in Iraq or Afghanistan.
April 1, 2010.
"Airport honors Maine Troop Greeters' service". Bangor Daily
October 9, 2009.
"The Story of Maine's Troop Greeters". The Exception Magazine.
September 10, 2009.
"Troop greeters recognized in Bangor". Portland Press Herald.