U.S. Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, center, visits troops in Jalalabad, base east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. The commander of NATO forces in eastern Afghanistan spent Christmas Eve visiting U.S. troops at bases across the mountainous region to bring them holiday greetings and gifts for a few lucky soldiers. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Gallery: Christmas Eve around the world
Dec. 24, 2013 @ 05:03 PM
Celebrations large and small ring in the Christmas holiday around the world.