It can be incredibly difficult to be away from family during the holidays.
No one knows this as much as military families. Not only do our service members put their lives on the line for our freedom, but they also may be deployed during special occasions, birthdays, and even holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Sergeant Brandon Sistrunk is currently stationed in Iraq. His wife Ashley and their four kids do everything they can to keep him close during the holidays.
At Thanksgiving, they made sure to save him a seat at the table and include him in their prayers. For their Christmas card, they wanted to do something special to show just how close they are.
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Sgt. Sistrunk held up a sign that said “Merry” and took a ton of pictures.