This fall will mark the United States’ 18th year since the start of the global war on terror. And in each of those years, thousands of Americans found themselves commemorating Thanksgiving in conflict zones far from home and apart from their families.
The Times is asking service members, veterans and civilians to share their experiences and memories of celebrating this most American holiday while deployed in a conflict zone. In the form below, tell us about the challenges you faced spending the holiday away from home, memories from Thanksgivings at war, the meals you enjoyed and the fellow troops with whom you shared them.
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