Christmas gift for troops in Afghanistan

With the Army planning to cut the Christmas budget for troops out on operation, one soldier's wife has made sure that celebrations will still go ahead.

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Soldier's wife spurs on Christmas celebrations

20 lorry loads of Christmas decorations are set to arrive in Afghanistan in time to celebrate Christmas this year.

It's after one soldier's wife, Lisa Ferries, heard the news that the Army was planning to cut its' Christmas budget - and thought that everyone should be able to celebrate the holiday.

Lisa then wrote to a festive decorations company, who agreed to send decorations out to the soldiers who couldn't be at home at such an important time of year.

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