Mardi Gras with the Troops

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If you’re not in New Orleans, how can you possibly celebrate Mardi Gras? Ask the enterprising Cajuns from the Louisiana National Guard who brought Mardi Gras to Iraq…with a few makeshift floats, beads and masks.

Check out these awesome Mardi Gras pictures, courtesy of Lainey’s Military Website:

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It’s nice to see the troops forget about dust, guns and explosions for a little while to enjoy some home-style revelry, isn’t it?

And listen, if these guys can turn a dusty little patch of Iraq into “Mardi Gras Party Central” just imagine what you can do here at home. So get celebrating already!


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