Published by The Gateway Pundit
Written by Cristina Laila
Vice Pres. Mike Pence to U.S. service members in Afghanistan: "From the first family, from my family, from families all across America: Merry Christmas." https://t.co/qzjbOb0CUr pic.twitter.com/ozk1MHuv0J
— ABC News (@ABC) December 21, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to visit US troops who are spending the holidays away from their families.
This is Pence’s first visit to a war zone since taking office.
According to ABC News, Pence landed at Bagram Air Force base around 7 PM local time and shook hands with Afghanistan Ambassador John Bass and General John W Nicholson, according to a press pool report.
Pence then traveled to the presidential palace where President Ashraf Ghani and Afghanistan’s CEO Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met him on a red carpet, according to the pool note.
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December 21, 2017