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President Biden thanked American service members in his Thanksgiving Day announcement on Wednesday and remembered those who lost their lives while serving their country.

“You know, as we gather again, our tables and our hearts are filled with grace and gratitude to all those we love,” the president said in a video message with First Lady Jill Biden. ” “And as Commander-in-Chief, I am especially grateful to our service members and their families for their sacrifices for our country.”

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The First Lady noted that many military families would not be able to celebrate the holiday together and expressed her gratitude for her service to America.

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“When we celebrate together, many of those military families will be separated from those loved ones,” Jill Biden said. “Whether your spouse is stationed or you have settled on yet another basis, the holidays are not the same without the people and communities that make this holiday special. We are so grateful for your service.”

Here’s a glimpse of what Thanksgiving looks like for soldiers celebrating overseas this year:

Camp Arifijan, Kuwait - Command Sgt.  Major Veronica Harvey, Senior Enlisted Adviser for Third Division Sustainment Brigade Support Operations, a US Army soldier holds a turkey on a plate at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait November 25, 2021.  (US Army photo by Sergeant Marquis. Hopkins)

Philippine Sea, USS Carl Vinson - Lieutenant Commander.  Camille Pizarro, Training Officer, and Lieutenant Commander.  Christopher Grady, pastor, participates in a Thanksgiving 5k run on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), November 25, 2021.  (US Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist Seaman Megan Alexander)

Philippine Sea, USS Charleston - Chief Boatswain's mate Cordaryl Sims, right, from Atlanta, and Chief Gunner's mate Darius Sullivan from Laurel, Mississippi, prepare a dish for the Thanksgiving meal during the Independence-edition onshore fighter ship USS Charleston (LCS 18) We do.  regular operation.  (US Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Ryan M. Breeden)

USAG Baumholder, Germany - Senior leadership of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command serves a Thanksgiving meal to their soldiers at the Knight's Lair Dining Facility in Baumholder, Germany, November 25, 2021.  (us Army)

USAG Baumholder, Germany - Senior leadership of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command serves a Thanksgiving meal to their soldiers at the Knight's Lair Dining Facility in Baumholder, Germany, November 25, 2021.  (us Army)

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea - The Spartan Dining Facility at Camp Humphries hosts a Thanksgiving ceremony, November 25, 2021.  (Cpl. US Army photo by Hwang Yong Hang.)

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea - The Spartan Dining Facility at Camp Humphries hosts a Thanksgiving ceremony, November 25, 2021.  (US Army photo by Pfc. Kade M. Bowers)

AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates - A group of airmen from the 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron share a Thanksgiving meal together at Al Dhafra Air Base, November 25, 2021.  (US Air Force photo by Master Sergeant Dan Heaton)

AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates - Senior Airman Demarco Rodriguez joins a group of his fellow ground transportation team for the Thanksgiving meal, which is being served by Chief Master Sgt.  Olatokunbo Olopade, Chief of Command and Brigadier of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing.  General Andrew Clarke, 380th AEW Commander, at Al Dhafra Air Base, November 25, 2021.  (US Air Force photo by Master Sergeant Dan Heaton)

Naval Air Facility ATSUGI, Japan - Sailors and their families attend a Thanksgiving meal at the Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi Base Far East Cafe Galley on November 25, 2021.  (US Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Richard LJ Gourley)

Naval Air Facility ATSUGI, Japan - Culinary expert First Class Frederic Cristobal shows a family member a carving station during a Thanksgiving meal served at the Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi Base Far East Cafe Galley on November 25, 2021.  (US Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Richard LJ Gourley)

Camp Lemonier, Djibouti - US Navy Senior Chief Builder Sean Spence, left, and Chief Boatswain's Mate Francis Morales, sailors currently stationed at Camp Lemonier, Djibouti (CLDJ), serve a Thanksgiving meal to their fellow service members on November 25, 2021 .  (US Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Word)

Camp Lemonier, Djibouti - US Navy Captain David Fenley, Commanding Officer, serves a Thanksgiving meal to service members stationed at Camp Lemonier, Djibouti (CLDJ), November 25, 2021.  (US Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Word)