U.S. Troops Celebrate Thanksgiving In Afghanistan

Originally posted on CBS Dallas / Fort Worth:

US soldiers enjoy their Thanksgiving Day meal on the premises of the Kabul International Airport on November 22, 2012. The meal was served to mark the US celebration of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. (credit: SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – It was Army Sgt. Keith Wells’ first Thanksgiving Day away from his family and despite a cornucopia of food provided for the troops, his taste buds were craving his wife’s macaroni and cheese back home.

“My wife’s a foodie — you know the Food Network, cooking shows. Everything she makes is golden,” Wells of Charlotte, N.C., said Thursday at a large international military base in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

The dining hall served up mac-and-cheese along with traditional Thanksgiving Day fixings. Wells was thankful for the good food, but he still missed his wife’s home-cooking.

Huge hunks of beef greeted the estimated 2,500 diners as soldiers lined up in…

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