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Photo: Soldiers from 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and citizens of Dongducheon work side-by-side to make kimchi at the Annual Kimchi Charity Event, Nov. 15, 2013, in Dongducheon, South Korea. It's a way for Soldiers to experience a "Thanksgiving" meal from a different culture. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis/ Released)

U.S. soldiers and their family members are gearing up to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday around the world. Find out what they’re doing to celebrate and stay connected.
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Medal of Honor recipient Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter hopes to use his experience managing post-traumatic stress disorder to help other troops learn to cope.
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Photo: Medal of Honor recipient Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter and his wife, Shannon, receive applause as the Hall of Heroes plaque bearing his name is unveiled at the Pentagon, Aug. 27, 2013. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, far left, hosted the ceremony for the soldier, the fifth living recipient of the military's top honor, for valor on Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. (Defense Department photo by Glenn Fawcett/Released)

Defense Department leaders turned out to honor Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter, who received the Medal of Honor, as they inducted him into the Pentagon’s “Hall of Heroes.”
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Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter receives the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013.
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