First Lady Michelle Obama surprised a group of U.S. servicemen and women based in Germany on Thursday, helping to serve them steaks at a special Veterans Day meal. The first lady spent time with some 200 troops during a refueling stopover on the way home from her tour of Asia with President Barack Obama. After serving, Obama went through the room giving out hugs, handshakes and warm thanks to troops and their families. She also chatted with their children, asking how they were doing in school and if they worked hard. Ahead of the stop at Ramstein, Obama met with wounded troops recovering at the nearby Landstuhl Regional Medical Center — the largest U.S. military hospital outside the United States, which regularly receives casualties from Iraq and Afghanistan. Besides meeting with the American troops, Obama was meeting with her German counterpart, Bettina Wulff, before continuing her journey back to Washington. It sounds like a good time was had by all on Veterans Day.
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