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Fort Benning gives hundreds of Christmas trees to troops

FORT BENNING,  GA (WTVM) – Hundreds of Christmas trees were delivered Wednesday morning to Fort Benning for soldiers and their families to enjoy.

Nearly 700 trees were dropped off at Wetherby Field Wednesday morning and within hours they were all gone. 

The trees were donated from growers across the country and they were sent to 65 million bases around the world.

More than 17,000 trees were delivered just this year for military families. Troops who are overseas were delivered more than 200 trees with more on the way.

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