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US Military Covers 'Call Me Maybe'

Just when we thought the lipdubs to Carly Rae Jepsen's monster ear worm "Call Me Maybe" were tapering off, we get this air strike from the U.S. military. USO employees Eric Raum and Randy Moresi thought getting the soldiers and Marine deployed to Kandahar Airfield to do an elaborate lip dub to the song of the summer might boost morale. Soon, "A group of airmen were break-dancing in the hangar. Stern looking soldiers in workout tees and shorts were singing while offloading sandbags. And at least one service member was caught doing "the worm" -- the 1980s dance move where you wriggle backwards with stomach on floor." It wasn't just about having fun - forces deployed in Afghanistan have received some bad press over the last few months, despite the work they do every day risking their lives for very little pay. This was a chance to show them as fun and human. Read more at http://www.afterelton.com/video/2012/07/us-military-does-carly-rae-jepsens-call-me-maybe

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  1. taylor6989
    taylor6989 Jul 23, 2012

    That's was awesome. Thanks for the smie

  2. 29590577
    29590577 Jul 25, 2012

    I think it is wonderful that soldiers can have some fun and down time..they deserve to have fun. Do not forget they are all in harms way. So think about that before you slam our soldiers. Enjoyed the video very much.

  3. 27865682
    27865682 Jul 26, 2012

    What is the rotating circle on the video screen mean?

  4. DustyOR
    DustyOR Jul 27, 2012

    Go for it!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love seeing them unwind a bit

  5. CobraGirl17
    CobraGirl17 Jul 29, 2012

    Absolutely LOVE this video! It made me laugh out loud. Thank you.

  6. Straken
    Straken Jul 29, 2012

    Great Video guys

  7. jimirock
    jimirock Jul 31, 2012

    Hilarious video! Could not stop laughing!

  8. cplmartinez
    cplmartinez Aug 02, 2012

    Incredibly retarded !

  9. WWVetAdvocate
    WWVetAdvocate Aug 16, 2012

    They are not soldiers, they're Marines. Soldiers would not do that.

  10. WWVetAdvocate
    WWVetAdvocate Aug 16, 2012

    I stand corrected, they had one soldier... Sad day for the Army.

  11. 10154870
    10154870 Sep 11, 2012

    good job.

  12. bonda_007
    bonda_007 Oct 09, 2012

    well it certainly boosted my morale, i loved it, glad to see the guys having some sorta fun in the midst of so much turmoil....:-)

  13. 30051626
    30051626 Nov 17, 2012

    Awesome!!!! <3 Thank you for all you do!!!!

  14. rencourt
    rencourt Dec 24, 2012

    HOORAH! This was the best! My brother was in the military and I worried about him all the time. Thank you for you for protecting and serving and now for making us smile! You all rock!

  15. biznud
    biznud Jan 11, 2013

    That's how the Air Wing gets down, don't hate!

  16. shylano
    shylano Feb 09, 2013

    VMA 211. Go Avengers

  17. 30480058
    30480058 Mar 02, 2013

    LLove love love halls video/want more from yall

  18. 32573761
    32573761 Jun 22, 2014

    Love it. Well done!!!

  19. angelheart38
    angelheart38 2 days ago

    Who says you can't have fun in the military?! I can't wait to join the marines.

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