• LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Celestine Burnette of Chapel Hill, N.C., sous chef at the U.S. dining facility on Forward Operating Base Gamberi, slices pineapples in preparation for the Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 2013. "I'm thankful for everything I have, but I'm especially thankful this year to provide a meal that these Soldier's deserve, because I'm a Soldier for life," Said Burnette, an Army veteran. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class E.L. Craig, Task Force Patriot PAO)

    Gamberi Dining Facility hosts Thanksgiving

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Celestine Burnette of Chapel Hill, N.C., sous chef at the U.S. dining facility on Forward Operating Base Gamberi, slices pineapples in preparation for the Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 2013. "I'm thankful for everything...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A local national worker at the U.S. dining facility on Forward Operating Base Gamberi slices up the turkey for the base's big Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 2013. In addition to the turkey, the DFAC also served up classics like dressing, mashed potatoes, devilled eggs, and many others allowing the Soldiers to experience a real celebration of the holiday despite being deployed. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Edward Bates, 982nd Combat Camera Company (Airborne))

    Gamberi Dining Facility hosts Thanksgiving

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A local national worker at the U.S. dining facility on Forward Operating Base Gamberi slices up the turkey for the base's big Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 2013. In addition to the turkey, the DFAC also served up...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A painted Styrofoam sculpture of a Native American greets Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Gamberi as they enter the base's dining facility for their Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 2013. The sculpture serves as reminder of the first such meal between the Wampanoag Indians and the Pilgrims almost 400 years ago at Plymouth Colony, Mass. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Edward Bates, 982nd Combat Camera Company (Airborne))

    Gamberi Dining Facility hosts Thanksgiving

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A painted Styrofoam sculpture of a Native American greets Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Gamberi as they enter the base's dining facility for their Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 2013. The sculpture serves as...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Dustin Bice, senior enlisted leader, Battery B, 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, volunteered to serve troops at Forward Operating Base Gamberi's dining facility for the traditional Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 2013. It's an Army custom for commanders and enlisted leaders to serve their Soldiers on Thanksgiving as a gesture of the commanders' appreciation to their troops. 5th Battalion is a part of 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Spc. Edward Bates, 982nd Combat Camera Company (Airborne))

    Gamberi Dining Facility hosts Thanksgiving

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Dustin Bice, senior enlisted leader, Battery B, 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, volunteered to serve troops at Forward Operating Base Gamberi's dining facility for the traditional...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Capts. Kyle Greer (middle) and David Wilson (right) stand on the serving line at Forward Operating Base Gamberi's dining facility preparing to serve the Soldiers on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013. It's a long standing tradition in the Army for leaders to serve the Soldiers for Thanksgiving as a way to give back to the troops for all of their hard work. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Edward Bates, 982nd Combat Camera Company (Airborne))

    Gamberi Dining Facility hosts Thanksgiving

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Capts. Kyle Greer (middle) and David Wilson (right) stand on the serving line at Forward Operating Base Gamberi's dining facility preparing to serve the Soldiers on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013. It's a long...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A local national employee at the U.S. dining facility on Forward Operating Base Gamberi carefully carves a watermelon into a Thanksgiving Day decoration in preparation for the big meal Nov. 28, 2013. The Thanksgiving meal in Afghanistan is one of the biggest special events military DFACs put on each year, many go the extra mile to give the Soldiers something special. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class E.L. Craig, Task Force Patriot PAO)

    Gamberi Dining Facility hosts Thanksgiving

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A local national employee at the U.S. dining facility on Forward Operating Base Gamberi carefully carves a watermelon into a Thanksgiving Day decoration in preparation for the big meal Nov. 28, 2013. The Thanksgiving...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A painted Styrofoam turkey, sporting a classic black tophat, stands watch over Forward Operating Base Gamberi's dining facility Nov. 28, 2013. The DFAC workers provided the base's Soldiers with the traditional Thanksgiving Day meal. The turkey is just one of many decorated ornaments the DFAC employees prepared for the Soldiers on this special day. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class E.L. Craig, Task Force Patriot PAO)

    Gamberi Dining Facility hosts Thanksgiving

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A painted Styrofoam turkey, sporting a classic black tophat, stands watch over Forward Operating Base Gamberi's dining facility Nov. 28, 2013. The DFAC workers provided the base's Soldiers with the traditional...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " An employee at Forward Operating Base Gamberi's dining facility prepares two birds, ornately carved from carrots, to decorate the facility for the FOB's Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 2013. Many DFACs in Afghanistan go the extra mile when preparing a holiday meal to make sure the Soldiers have a meal that makes them feel appreciated. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class E.L. Craig, Task Force Patriot PAO)

    Gamberi Dining Facility hosts Thanksgiving

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " An employee at Forward Operating Base Gamberi's dining facility prepares two birds, ornately carved from carrots, to decorate the facility for the FOB's Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 2013. Many DFACs in Afghanistan go...

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