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Dec 24 2023

A Christmas Hunt

Lapland, Finland: high in NATO’s north, Finnish Army conscripts begin the hunt for the perfect Christmas tree. 

Selecting a suitable tree from Finland’s dense forests is a national tradition, and even though these soldiers are on guard for the holidays, that doesn’t stop them from partaking. After the tree is settled and decorated, the soldiers receive a special visitor with a sack full of gifts. Who could it be? 

Happy holidays from everyone at NATO.

Video by NATO HQ

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