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Tuesday, December 25, 2007
Celebrating Christmas with lots of cheer -- and food
Soldiers enjoy holiday eats at U.S. Army Camp Striker in Baghdad, Iraq. The dining facility anticipated serving as many as 24,000 Christmas meals, including 10,000 portions of turkey, 10,000 helpings of roast beef and 8,000 servings of ham. The meals also include cornbread stuffing, turnip greens, pumpkin pie and other traditional fare.
Photos: Ken Tillis/CNN
-- Compiled from a report by CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh
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