Bagpipers welcome former member home after Afghanistan tour

Posted April 21, 2013, at 4:16 p.m.
Marine Cpl. Jacob Campbell of China is hugged by his father, John, mother, Elizabeth, and brother Cameron at the Bangor International Airport on Sunday as the Rocky Bay Pipe Band plays bagpipes to welcome the soldier home after a tour of Afghanistan. Campbell was once a member of the band.
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Marine Cpl. Jacob Campbell of China is hugged by his father, John, mother, Elizabeth, and brother Cameron at the Bangor International Airport on Sunday as the Rocky Bay Pipe Band plays bagpipes to welcome the soldier home after a tour of Afghanistan. Campbell was once a member of the band. Buy Photo
Members of the Rocky Bay Pipe Band of Augusta Mark Kmen, left, Nancy Loomis, center and Melissa Romac check the tuning on their pipes before gathering to welcome Marine Cpl. Jacob Campbell of China home at the Bangor International Airport on Sunday. Campbell is returning from a tour of Afghanistan and once played pipes in the band.
Members of the Rocky Bay Pipe Band of Augusta Mark Kmen, left, Nancy Loomis, center and Melissa Romac check the tuning on their pipes before gathering to welcome Marine Cpl. Jacob Campbell of China home at the Bangor International Airport on Sunday. Campbell is returning from a tour of Afghanistan and once played pipes in the band. Buy Photo
Marine Cpl. Jacob Campbell of China is hugged by his father, John, at the Bangor International Airport on Sunday as the Rocky Bay Pipe Band plays bagpipes to welcome the soldier home after a tour of Afghanistan. Campbell was once a member of the band.
Marine Cpl. Jacob Campbell of China is hugged by his father, John, at the Bangor International Airport on Sunday as the Rocky Bay Pipe Band plays bagpipes to welcome the soldier home after a tour of Afghanistan. Campbell was once a member of the band. Buy Photo
Melissa Romac, a member of the Rocky Bay Pipe Band, warms up before gathering to welcome Marine Cpl. Jacob Campbell of China  home at the Bangor International Airport on Sunday. Campbell is returning from a tour of Afghanistan and once played pipes in the band.
Melissa Romac, a member of the Rocky Bay Pipe Band, warms up before gathering to welcome Marine Cpl. Jacob Campbell of China home at the Bangor International Airport on Sunday. Campbell is returning from a tour of Afghanistan and once played pipes in the band. Buy Photo
Steve Gorry, a member of the Rocky Bay Pipe Band, warms up before gathering to welcome Marine Cpl. Jacob Campbell of China home at the Bangor International Airport on Sunday. Campbell is returning from a tour of Afghanistan and once played pipes in the band.
Steve Gorry, a member of the Rocky Bay Pipe Band, warms up before gathering to welcome Marine Cpl. Jacob Campbell of China home at the Bangor International Airport on Sunday. Campbell is returning from a tour of Afghanistan and once played pipes in the band. Buy Photo

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