Friday, December 25, 2015

Christmas in Kabul, Troops Away from Home

Troops celebrate Christmas in Kabul with turkey, cake and stocking caps 
Stars and Stripes
By Heath Druzin
Published: December 25, 2015
A U.S. soldier at Christmas dinner Friday at Resolute support headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. HEATH DRUZIN/STARS AND STRIPES
KABUL, Afghanistan — In a sign of how long America has been at war, Navy Chief Tiffany Voels, 35, has to go way back to 2002 for her first of four Christmases downrange. Back then she was on a ship in support of operations in Afghanistan. “I knew I’d still be in the service in 2015, but I didn’t think I’d be in Afghanistan,” she said on Friday after sitting down to Christmas dinner at Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul. read more here