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Thanksgiving with the U.S. Army

As I discussed in Special Thanks, Army officers and senior non-commissioned officers around the world served dinner to junior soldiers, yesterday. It’s an Army-Thanksgiving Day tradition.At Fort Jackson, S.C. – the nation’s largest Army basic training base – officers and senior NCOs in full dress-blue uniform served newly graduated soldiers (many of whom will be deployed to Iraq in less than a year) and their families.

Following are a few pictures –

A former U.S. Marine infantry leader, W. Thomas Smith Jr. writes about military issues. He has covered war in the Balkans, on the West Bank, in Iraq, and in Lebanon. ...

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