Photos: Troop sendoffs wind down at D/FW

Serve the troops

Credit: WFAA

The tradition of welcoming arriving troops and giving them a hero's sendoff is coming to a close at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

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WFAA

Posted on March 11, 2012 at 12:27 AM

Updated Sunday, Mar 11 at 12:27 AM

D/FW AIRPORT — It's a tradition to lift spirits — volunteers who give American soldiers at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport a hero's sendoff.

But as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down, those farewells are becoming more and more seldom. Saturday was one of the last times for those dedicated volunteers to bid adieu to departing troops.

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