WASHINGTON — Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Pentagon sent nearly 51,000 pounds of roasted turkey to American troops stationed on U.S. military installations around the world.
"The holidays will look quite different this year for everyone," said Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig.
We want to make sure they get that taste of home no matter where they are in the world," he added.
In all, the Departments' Defense Logistics Agency delivered nearly 300,000 pounds of traditional Thanksgiving food, like ham and sweet potatoes, to service members throughout the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Korea, Qatar, Honduras as well as other locations.
This year service members received:• 9,000 whole turkeys• 51,000 pounds of roasted turkeys• 74,000 pounds of beef• 21,000 pounds of ham• 67,000 pounds of shrimp• 16,000 pounds of sweet potatoes• 19,000 pounds of pies and cakes• 7,000 gallons of eggnog
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