A Splendid Homecoming

By www.Army.milJune 13, 2007

After landing, the airplane was literally showered with "affection" from the airport crash crews. The more-than-usual hoopla was because this airplane was carrying the 500,000th servicemember participating in the R&R program since it
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Soldiers are greeted by hundreds of well wishers in the terminal. Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport hosted a similar welcome this month.
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Linda Tinnerman greets a returning Soldier. She and several other greeters have welcomed hundreds of other servicemembers home on previous flights.
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Linda Tinnerman greets a returning Soldier.
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Linda Tinnerman greets a returning Soldier.
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