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American troops around the world sing ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’

In a NewsHour holiday tradition, the Department of Defense records service personnel around the world singing a seasonal song. This year’s festive tune is “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer.”

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  • Nick Schifrin:

    Finally tonight, we continue a "NewsHour" tradition.

    There are 1.3 million active-duty U.S. military service members. About 200,000 are based overseas and spend the holidays away from home.

    Each year, we have asked the Department of Defense and its Defense Media Activity Agency to spread a little holiday cheer and record service members sing a Christmas song.

    Tonight, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."


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