Military members get special welcome from Lil Wayne

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 7, 2016) – Hip hop star Lil Wayne had an unexpected delay Saturday at Indianapolis International Airport and used the opportunity to thank members of the military.

Amanda Cooper Lickliter snapped a photo of the encounter and posted it on Facebook. Lil Wayne and his entourage were about the depart after the delay, but a military C130 landed next to his Gulfstream. About 30 members of the military departed, and Lil Wayne asked his pilot to let him off the plane.

He then proceeded to shake the hands of everyone who got off the plane and took pictures with them. Amanda wrote that she was impressed by “just a seemingly genuine act of respect.”

In comments for the post, she said Lil Wayne and his friends were some of the nicest people she’s ever met.

I’ve liked him from day one. He can get a little raunchy for me sometimes, but I’m still a fan. He made me smile even before this by treating my line guys with respect…his entire entourage was friendly as hell too. Doesn’t happen often. And then to see his whole crew jump off their plane, just as they were getting ready to taxi away, and come in to make my military men smile…it was great. And here I thought my cookies and the pizzas I ordered for them would be the highlights of their day!