Tribute to the Military

Thursday, November 24, 2005

Troops express thanks, invite Iraqis to share their holiday meal

From Stars and Stripes Newspaper:

Troops express thanks, invite Iraqis to share their holiday mealSoldiers stationed in north-central Iraq celebrated a cheerful but contemplative Thanksgiving, thousands of miles and a war zone apart from their families. And in a move reminiscent of the first Thanksgiving, base leaders invited local residents — Iraqi government and military leaders — to celebrate alongside them. Read the story in Stars and Strips

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Cross-posted: Knickerbocker News, The Bos'un at MSN

2 comments:

The WordSmith from Nantucket said...

Nice story. I kinda miss Stars & Stripes, which is part of my childhood from when we were overseas.

Rosemary said...

WordSmith from Nantucket, you may still be able to receive Stars and Stripes. Just click on the link!

It surely is a beautiful act of human kindness and friendship. :)