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ChristmasWish1After Waiting 100 Days To See Her Fiancé, Emma Finally Got Her Christmas Wish!

Emma hasn't seen her fiancé Jon in 100 days because he has been deployed while serving in the Air Force. They got engaged over the phone while he was overseas, and he hasn't had a proper chance to propose to her. Jon teamed up with the Delta flight crew and passengers in order to give Emma the best welcome home surprise she could imagine. It all starts with a single rose...

brother-sister-reunion_03Routine School Day Becomes Anything But When Brother and Sister See Each Other After Three Years

Three years ago, a ten-year-old girl said goodbye to her big brother when the Army shipped him overseas for a tour in Germany. She doesn’t know it yet, but he’s back -- and waiting right outside.

coast-guard-icebreakers_01From Rescue to Resupply, These Polar-Class Icebreakers Make Arctic Passage Possible

With the ability to operate independently under the harshest conditions, the U.S. Coast Guard’s Polar-class icebreakers are a truly remarkable vessel. Other ships may provide more modern capabilities and amenities, but no other ships in the fleet can match the polar-class in sheer horsepower and ice-breaking capabilities. Narrated by former commander of the two most formidable icebreakers in the fleet, this short video offers an intimate perspective of the truly unique service these ships provide.

coast-guard-snipers_01If You Thought Snipers Only Belonged on the Battlefield, This Video Will Convince You Otherwise

What do you get when you combine the precision and professionalism of elite snipers with the mobility and speed of modern helicopters? One of the most-effective crime fighting task forces in the world. And in one of the least expected of places...

PatrioticChristmasTree1A Christmas Tree Salute! 15 of YOUR Patriotic Christmas Trees In One Merry List!

Over centuries, the way we decorate our Christmas trees has evolved. For example, there was a time that Christmas trees were adorned only by what was edible -- apples and nuts, mostly. But now? Well, now the centerpiece of our homes throughout the holiday season can be seen as a hub of creativity, expression, and pride. Throughout this list are pictures of YOUR patriotic Christmas trees.

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