A Touch of Home for the Holidays

In a war that has boosted the nation's patriotic spirit, it's no wonder that U.S. troops overseas will be getting special attention this Christmas. Thanks to the Internet, people can send e-mail messages to service members anyservicemember.navy.mil) Plenty of stars are also pitching in, among them George Clooney and the cast of OCEAN'S ELEVEN, who appeared at the film premiere on a military base in Turkey. Here are some other ways Americans are taking the holiday spirit to the troops.

--By Heather Won Tesoriero

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