Deployed for Christmas

There are thousands of service members deployed each Christmas. For me, it was actually the best time of my deployment. I had a bunch of generous friends back home send money, my family sent me a bunch of stockings, and a couple buddies and I were able to buy a few little things from the PX for each person in the unit. Here’s what it looked like:

A 30 mike mike Christmas

We also had a decent meal for Christmas Day, complete with a very special guest (with accompanying security detail):

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Wherever service men and women are deployed for Christmas, there are people making the merriest out of a crappy situation. Here’s what it looks like for them:

 

 

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