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Family Matters Blog: Holiday Video Features Troops Worldwide

By Elaine Wilson
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2010 – My colleagues in Defense Media Activity’s emerging media directorate pulled off an amazing feat just in time for the holidays. They called on more than 40 commands from around the world to help them create a holiday video that features servicemembers from every branch of service and in some of the most remote locations in the world. And, as an added bonus, country music star Toby Keith provides the video’s introduction.

Check out this amazing video of servicemembers – based at stations from Antarctica to Afghanistan – reading “’Twas a Night in December,” a poem that’s based on Clement Clarke Moore’s “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” but with a military twist.

For more on this video, see the related American Forces Press Service article “’Twas a Night in December.”

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