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Dec. 24, 2012
Watching a Christmas classic in Bosnia, 1997
Ron Alvey ©Stars and StripesCamp Demi, Bosnia and Herzegovina, December, 1997: Spc. Rich Sutherland of E Troop, 2-2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, watches the classic Jimmy Stewart Christmas movie, "It's a Wonderful Life," inside the Morale, Welfare and Recreation building at Camp Demi. Meanwhile, in the next room, Staff Sgt. Zeola Bart-Addison, left, a chaplain assistant with the 7th Brigade, 108th Battalion, puts together Christmas goodie bags containing sweets, crackers, and small canned hams for soldiers spending the holidays far from home. Helping her is Melvin Spinner, an MWR specialist from the Pioneer Fitness Center in Hanau, Germany.
Dec. 25, 2012
Christmas in Vietnam, 1967
John Olson ©Stars and StripesBu Dop, South Vietnam, December, 1967: Spec. 4 Ron Brault of Kansas City, Mo., eats dinner while sitting next to a Christmas tree sent to him by his parents.
Dec. 26, 2012
Brett Favre plays golf at Tama Hills, 1998
Mark Allen ©Stars and StripesTama Hills, Japan, April, 1998: Green Bay quarterback Brett Favre autographs a cheesehead hat for a Packers fan at the Tama Hills golf course, near Tokyo, where Favre played a round during a promotional tour for the upcoming American Bowl game between his team and the Kansas City Chiefs.
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