Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

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4th of July is upon us and all I can do is smile. Here is a short story on why the 4th of July is my favorite holiday of the year.
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On her first foreign trip as National Security Advisor, U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice spent three and a half days in Afghanistan to thank U.S. troops and civilians for their service.
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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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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel reminds DoD employees that the service and sacrifice of men and women in uniform helped inspire the American tradition of Thanksgiving from the very beginning.
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Military and civilian volunteers at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling braved cold morning winds to help make the Thanksgiving holiday more enjoyable for 130 military families.
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