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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 23, 2004

President's Remarks to Army Reservists and Army National Guard Troops
World Airlines Plane
Bangor International Airport, Air National Guard Base
Bangor, Maine

5:47 P.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT: I want to thank you all very much. (Applause.)


THE PRESIDENT: I appreciate your service to the country. I appreciate being in the presence of such fine men and women. May God bless you all. May God keep you safe. May God bless America, as well. Thank you all. (Applause.)

President George W. Bush greets members of two National Guard Units and an active Army unit headed to Iraq during a refueling stop in Bangor, Maine on September 23, 2004.  White House photo by Paul Morse END 5:47 P.M. EDT