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Rep. Zeldin Sends Christmas Greetings While Visiting US Troops in the Middle East

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Every Christmas since coming to Congress, Congressman Zeldin has led a Congressional Delegation of Members of Congress to the Middle East.

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Congressman Lee Zeldin is spending Christmas visiting U.S. troops in the Middle East.

Photo by: Office of Congressman Lee Zeldin

Middle East, NY - December 26, 2018 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) is spending Christmas in the Middle East visiting U.S. troops deployed in the CENTCOM Area of Operations.
 
Every Christmas since coming to Congress, Congressman Zeldin has led a Congressional Delegation (CODEL) of Members of Congress to the Middle East. This year, he is joined by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R, PA-1), Rep. Filemon Vela (D, TX-34) and Rep. Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-AS).
 
“Merry Christmas from the Middle East! It’s been an honor to visit our troops deployed here every Christmas since coming to Congress; a tradition continuing again today,” said Congressman Zeldin. “I’m so grateful of these men and women who defend our freedoms and sacrifice so much. From my family to yours, have a blessed and safe holiday.”