NATO would like to thank all the troops away from home this holiday season. Wherever you are, happy holidays!
In a workshop in Estonia, a British Army mechanic works on a vehicle as snow falls heavily outside. He is counting down the days to Christmas. Unbeknown to him, his colleagues have a surprise in store. They have festooned the vehicle he is working on in Christmas lights, and surprise him with a mince pie.
This piece was filmed in Tapa, Estonia, the home of one of NATO’s Battlegroups.
Footage contains various shots of the interior of a mechanics workshop in Tapa, Estonia.
TEXT ON SCREEN DECEMBER 2018 ESTONIA
British Army vehicle driving through snow
Small Christmas decoration swinging from vehicle interior mirror
British Army mechanic sweeping floor in garage
Mechanic crossing off his calendar, tonight is Christmas eve
British Army drives into garage, drivers get out and pass vehicle keys to the mechanic
Mechanic starts work underneath vehicle
The drivers secretly begin decorating the vehicle while the mechanic works
Mechanic puts out hand expecting to be handed a tool, instead he is surprised with a traditional Christmas mince pie
The vehicle lights up covered in bright Christmas lights. Male and female soldiers laugh and celebrate
Drivers put Christmas hat on mechanic who smiles
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