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User currently offlineTCFC424 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 517 posts, RR: 2
Posted (6 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1200 times:

I was highly impressed today to find out that every day, when R&R troops return to DFW, they are greeted with a water salute. This is a wonderful way to show our troops they are supported and we thank them for their service. A true class act DFW...wtg.

Didn't an airport recently ban these water salutes after foam was accidentally applied to a 777? (ATL????)

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User currently offlineDesertFlyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 510 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1137 times:

I think it was a United 777, though I don't remember at what airport. If I remember correctly (and feel free to correct me) it was the airline that banned the salutes, not the airport. Bad mistake that was!

User currently offlineCommavia From United States of America, joined exactly 9 years ago today! , 11147 posts, RR: 62
Reply 2, posted (6 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1116 times:

Yeah, DFW (and the whole community) does a whole lot for the troops - both when they're leaving and returning. Every time troops leave for overseas or come back for R&R or the end of their deployment, there are always huge gatherings of people at the airport with signs, flags, banners, gifts, etc. You'll be hard pressed to find a more patriotic or pro-military place than Texas in the U.S.: people take the military very, very seriously down here, and the way that DFW and the region treat troops flying in and out of the airport are a perfect example of that.

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