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Fort Carson Soldiers Get Free Christmas Trees

FORT CARSON, Colo. (CBS4) – More than 600 soldiers and military families at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs picked up free Christmas trees as part of the annual Trees for Troops program this week.

Some 17,000 trees are donated by growers and retailers nationwide in the weeks before Christmas and delivered by Federal Express to 60 military installations in the United States and abroad as a holiday morale booster.

In the photos below, Getty Images photographer John Moore shows the scene on Wednesday as troops got their trees.

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U.S. Army Sgt. Evan Kirouak (2R), who recently returned from a deployment to Iraq, stands with his fiance Aeryn Dalh (3R)

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U.S. Army Sgt. Patricia Foust loads a free Christmas tree into her truck

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U.S. Army Sgt. Evan Kirouak, who recently returned from a deployment to Iraq

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Sgt. Patricia Foust

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  1. Lorimar G says:

    Hi How are you ..I decide to write this comment if some one like to help Is a family living in Fort Carson Need help she have 3 kids 2 boys 7-6 1 daug 2 years old.. They passing for some hard time .. The most they need warm clothes ..Husband is in amilitary but if been difficult for them…Pleasse dont say i did this..
    Thank you.I hope some one can help..God Bless you..Here is my number 301-653-2578..If someone like some information or decide to help i give them add..They live in mlitary housing..Thank you God Bless You Happy Holidays ..Lori

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