Duty calls, but so do the holidays
Stars and Stripes
For military servicemembers, serving is a 24-hour a day business, even during the holiday season.
Most of them are serving in far-flung places around the world, far from family and friends in the United States.
But the holidays can offer a lighter side to the very serious business of keeping the U.S. and its allies safe. Here, sailors and Marines around the world take some time to get into the holiday spirit.