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Task Force Lifeliner soldiers bow their heads and give thanks during Thanksgiving Day at the Koele Dining Facility, Nov. 28, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. The soldiers had the opportunity to celebrate their holiday with a variety of traditional foods.
Task Force Lifeliner soldiers bow their heads and give thanks during Thanksgiving Day at the Koele Dining Facility, Nov. 28, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. The soldiers had the opportunity to celebrate their holiday with a variety of traditional foods. (Sinthia Rosario/U.S. Army)
Task Force Lifeliner soldiers bow their heads and give thanks during Thanksgiving Day at the Koele Dining Facility, Nov. 28, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. The soldiers had the opportunity to celebrate their holiday with a variety of traditional foods.
Task Force Lifeliner soldiers bow their heads and give thanks during Thanksgiving Day at the Koele Dining Facility, Nov. 28, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. The soldiers had the opportunity to celebrate their holiday with a variety of traditional foods. (Sinthia Rosario/U.S. Army)
Paratroopers from 188th Brigade Support Battalion and 1st Battalion 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment played during the second day of "Turkey Bowl" 2013, Nov. 26, 2013, at Fort Bragg.
Paratroopers from 188th Brigade Support Battalion and 1st Battalion 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment played during the second day of "Turkey Bowl" 2013, Nov. 26, 2013, at Fort Bragg. (U.S. Army)
Command Sgt. Maj. Edd Watson, 3rd Infantry Division command sergeant major, serves Sgt. 1st Class Demeta Levatte, a 603rd Aviation Support Battalion soldier, a portion of her Thanksgiving lunch Nov. 27 at Hunter Army Air Field, Ga.
Command Sgt. Maj. Edd Watson, 3rd Infantry Division command sergeant major, serves Sgt. 1st Class Demeta Levatte, a 603rd Aviation Support Battalion soldier, a portion of her Thanksgiving lunch Nov. 27 at Hunter Army Air Field, Ga. (Tara L. Cook/U.S. Army)
Airmen enjoy a Thanksgiving meal at the North Line Dining Facility at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, on Nov. 28, 2013. Servicemembers were treated to traditional foods including turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams and cake.
Airmen enjoy a Thanksgiving meal at the North Line Dining Facility at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, on Nov. 28, 2013. Servicemembers were treated to traditional foods including turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams and cake. (Jack Sanders/U.S. Air Force)
Brian Neilsen, left, and Sarah Hollister prepare stuffing for a Thanksgiving Day meal.
Brian Neilsen, left, and Sarah Hollister prepare stuffing for a Thanksgiving Day meal. (Chris Fahey/U.S. Navy)
Navy Cmdr. Gordon Meek III helps serve Thanksgiving Day meal for junior members of his command in Okinawa on Nov. 28, 2013.
Navy Cmdr. Gordon Meek III helps serve Thanksgiving Day meal for junior members of his command in Okinawa on Nov. 28, 2013. (Chris Fahey/U.S. Navy)
Servicemembers participated in a Thanksgiving day 5k run Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Nov. 28. The Turkey Day fun run gave them the opportunity to build camaraderie through friendly competition.
Servicemembers participated in a Thanksgiving day 5k run Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Nov. 28. The Turkey Day fun run gave them the opportunity to build camaraderie through friendly competition. (Austin Long/U.S. Marines)
The early morning shift of workers at Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369 eat a Thanksgiving breakfast together during a break in their shift Nov. 28, 2013 at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan.
The early morning shift of workers at Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369 eat a Thanksgiving breakfast together during a break in their shift Nov. 28, 2013 at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. (Bobby J. Yarbrough/U.S. Marines)
Lt. Gen. James L. Terry, commanding general, U.S. Army Central Command, cuts a cake during Thanksgiving lunch at Camp Buehring in Kuwait.
Lt. Gen. James L. Terry, commanding general, U.S. Army Central Command, cuts a cake during Thanksgiving lunch at Camp Buehring in Kuwait. (Mark Scovell/U.S. Army)
Command Sgt. Maj. Zacchaeus Hurst, left, and Lt. Col. Henry Perry, right, of the 4-227th Attack-Reconnaisance Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division serve Thanksgiving lunch to soldiers at Camp Buehring in Kuwait.
Command Sgt. Maj. Zacchaeus Hurst, left, and Lt. Col. Henry Perry, right, of the 4-227th Attack-Reconnaisance Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division serve Thanksgiving lunch to soldiers at Camp Buehring in Kuwait. (Mark Scovell/U.S. Army)
Maj. Brian M. Hummel, executive officer for the 4-227th Attack-Reconnaisance Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, helps serve Thanksgiving lunch to the Soldiers at Camp Buehring in Kuwait.
Maj. Brian M. Hummel, executive officer for the 4-227th Attack-Reconnaisance Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, helps serve Thanksgiving lunch to the Soldiers at Camp Buehring in Kuwait. (Mark Scovell/U.S. Army)
Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher T. Crawford, the 101st Special Troops Battalion command sergeant major, gives Spc. Victor W. Stephans, a mechanic with Task Force Lifeliner, his tray of food while serving lunch at the Koele Dining Facility during Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan.
Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher T. Crawford, the 101st Special Troops Battalion command sergeant major, gives Spc. Victor W. Stephans, a mechanic with Task Force Lifeliner, his tray of food while serving lunch at the Koele Dining Facility during Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. (Sinthia Rosario/U.S. Army)
The Koele Dining Facility staff dress up during Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan.
The Koele Dining Facility staff dress up during Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. (Sinthia Rosario/U.S. Army)
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. James Lukeman, commanding general of 2nd Marine Division, serves a Marine in the chow hall at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Nov. 28. Even while deployed service members are still able to have a little taste of home by celebrating the holidays with a Thanksgiving meal.
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. James Lukeman, commanding general of 2nd Marine Division, serves a Marine in the chow hall at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Nov. 28. Even while deployed service members are still able to have a little taste of home by celebrating the holidays with a Thanksgiving meal. (Austin Long/U.S. Marines)
Staff Sgt. Dustin Hawkins, 451st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, talks to President Barack Obama on the phone Nov. 28, 2013. The president thanked Hawkins for his service and talked football with him. Hawkins is deployed from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.
Staff Sgt. Dustin Hawkins, 451st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, talks to President Barack Obama on the phone Nov. 28, 2013. The president thanked Hawkins for his service and talked football with him. Hawkins is deployed from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. (Jack Sanders/U.S. Air Force)
Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3's First Class Petty Officer's Association prepare a Thanksgiving Day meal for members of their mess in Okinawa on Nov. 28, 2013.
Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3's First Class Petty Officer's Association prepare a Thanksgiving Day meal for members of their mess in Okinawa on Nov. 28, 2013. (Chris Fahey/U.S. Navy)
Maj. Guillermo Cardona of the 449th Aviation Support Battalion, chaplain, serves Thanksgiving lunch to soldiers at Camp Buehring in Kuwait.
Maj. Guillermo Cardona of the 449th Aviation Support Battalion, chaplain, serves Thanksgiving lunch to soldiers at Camp Buehring in Kuwait. (Mark Scovell/U.S. Army)

With turkey, pies, stuffing, biscuits, and of course, thanks, servicemembers from around the globe sat down to celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday. Here's a gallery troops marking the occasion from downrange to the Pacific.

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