U.S. soldiers with Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, bow their heads as Maj. Daniel Finkhousen, the brigade's chaplain, offers an invocation on Christmas Day at Forward Operating Base Al Masaak in Afghanistan's Zabul province on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. (U.S. Army/1st Lt. Vanessa Macekura)
** FILE ** Britain's Queen Elizabeth II receives flowers from children after attending the royal family's traditional Christmas Day church service in Sandringham, England, on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Re-enacter James Gibson (center, standing) waves to spectators on Christmas Day, 2005, as he portrays Gen. George Washington during the annual commemoration of the Christmas crossing of the Delaware River in 1776. Thomas Fischer, winner of a fundraiser auction, will be given period garb and will take a seat in the lead boat for the 2009 re-enactment.