I’ve never heard of Soldier’s doing this, I guess I’ll have to do some research. I would have been at a loss for words.
Here are some photos I found last night via Funker 530 Military Videos. They’re all great pictures but the one above stuck out the most to me; it’s a touching image of an effort to bring a familiar sentiment from home to the ‘battlefield,’
Growing up in the desert, I know all about “making due” where building a snowman is concerned. Like Afghanistan, our little desert did get snow in the higher elevations but where there was little, tumbleweeds were a good substitute for the fluffy white stuff.