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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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Photo: (Left to right) Seaman Apprentice John Rossi, Cpl. Edward St. Jean, Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Hall, Petty Officer 3rd Class Roberto Poblete and Petty Officer 2nd Class Loren Blanton display a Thanksgiving Day turkey on the mess deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7), Nov. 24, 1983.

U.S. sailors display a Thanksgiving Day turkey on the mess deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7) underway in the Caribbean Sea, Nov. 24, 1983.
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