A soldier deployed halfway around the world has sent a video greeting to friends and loved ones in the southern U.P.
DVIDS is the Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System.
It has a hometown shout-out on it from an Army sergeant from Dickinson County, currently deployed in Afghanistan.
The U.S. Army claims that DVIDS connects the military to the world.
You can watch the videos there for free, and a free subscription allows you to download any videos that you want.
To register, visit the DVIDS homepage.