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From the Archives: President Obama's Surprise Visit to Troops in Afghanistan

A look back at President Obama's surprise trip to Afghanistan last year.

On this day last year, President Obama made a surprise visit to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan to thank troops for their service. Watch the video from his address here.

Watch First Lady Michelle Obama make a surprise call to a military spouse to say thanks.

Add a note to the USO's interactive thank you card for service members and their familes.