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Welcome to the official website of The Maine Troop Greeters & Museum
of Bangor, Maine.We are a non-profit group of veterans and men and women supporting our armed forces serving overseas by greeting troops who arrive at Bangor International Airport. Day or night, rain or shine,it is our commitment to welcome each troop home from war and give a proper send off to each of the young men and women heading overseas. We accomplish this by being here to offer free cell phones to call a loved one, a snack to keep them going, and handshakes to let them know we care. Since we began greeting flights in May of 2003, the Maine Troop Greeters & Museum have greeted over 7,417 flights with more than 1,499,277 service members and 403 military dogs. And it is our pledge that as long as there are U.S. Armed Forces serving overseas we will be here to greet them.

Maine Troop Greeters & Museum

Open Monday through Friday


Closed all Major Holidays

Upcoming Events

Scout Day
February 17, 2018
12:00 noon to 3PM

Saturday, February 17th from 12:00 noon to 3Pm the Maine Troop Greeters & Museum will host area scouts at our first Annual Scout Day at the Maine Troop Greeters Museum.  Scouts are invited to tour the Museum and Troop Greeter room and take part in a Flag Folding Ceremony.

Participating Scouts will receive a Certificate of Participation and a Patch commemorating their visit to the Maine Troop Greeters Museum.  If we have the scout's names prior to the visit, their certificates will be ready for them on Saturday, February 17, 2018.

If you are interested in having your scout troop participate, please contact Andrea Cross at:

Click on this link for copy of the Invitation Flyer

February Fling Spa Getaway Raffle

The Maine Troop Greeters & Museum will be holding a fund raising raffle during the month of February.  Tickets will be made available at $10 per ticket and all proceeds will benefit the organization and endowment fund.

The Getaway Raffle will include one night's stay at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Bangor, Maine along with a free dinner for two in their Godfrey dining room.  Also included will be massages and treats for the lucky duo!

Please Click on this link for a copy of the Raffle Flyer

For Ticket Purchase, please contact any of the following committee members:
Andrea Cross ( - Allison Hernandez ( -

Cathy Czarnecki ( - Sharon Boucher (

 The Maine Troop Greeters & Museum Organization is a 501 C3 organization and as such welcomes any monetary donations.  Your kind donations may be used to uphold the Maine Troop Greeter mission of providing for our troops when they transit through Bangor International Airport and will be used to ensure the Maine Troop Greeters Museum Endowment Fund Campaign is successful.  Please select the Pay Pal account of your choice below.

Museum Project

Organizational Mission

Thank You for Your Donation!

The mission of the Maine Troop Greeters & Museum is to express the nation's gratitude and appreciation to the troops, for those going overseas for a safe return and for those returning for a joyful homecoming and to make their (hopefully brief) stay in Bangor as comfortable and pleasant as possible. Additionally we will honor the trust placed in us by these troops by preserving and perpetuating the donations entrusted to our care, through display, education and sharing of these collections.

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