A hero's welcome Around Town, posted by Editor, Danville Weekly Online, on Mar 18, 2009 at 9:51 pm
It was a 26-motorcycle salute for Army Specialist Robert D. Maggio. More than two dozen bikers from the Patriot Guard Riders provided an honor guard escort for Maggio and his parents as they attended a Welcome Home Celebration at the Danville Town Meeting Hall.
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Posted by Kathie Cash, a resident of another community, on Mar 18, 2009 at 9:51 pm
Congratulations to Army Specialist Robert Maggio. We are so proud of you. You have accomplished greatness with your courage and wisdom in your continued service to our country. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for the strength it must have taken to enlist in the service, and then to continue on to accomplish so much in such a short period of time. You and other servicemen and women are keeping our country safe, and are fighting for our freedom with your bravery. Congratulations to your parents for raising a man with such integrity. We await your safe return at the end of your duty. Thank you. Thank You. Thank You.
Posted by Ed Barnhart, a resident of the Danville neighborhood, on Mar 20, 2009 at 9:42 am
Chuck, Barbara & Rob,
This is fabulous!!! What a wonderful welcome home for you Rob...Celebrations like this make life in these United States so great as we honor folks who defend our country and serve us well. Can't wait to see you again sometime in the not too distant future to congratulate you myself.