"Thank you so much for that information," said a grateful mom from Michigan.
Christmas Eve In Afghanistan • Five U.S. service personnel answered calls from Afghanistan for about 90 minutes through a conferencing hookup.
"They had a great time," said Novobilski, the program spokeswoman.
NORAD wanted to set up a call center in Afghanistan but that proved too complex, she said.
Hey, Mr. Elf • "Mr. Elf," said one caller, "This is Adam, and I've been really good this year."
For Gearheads • For people who want to know the specs of Santa's sleigh, NORAD offers a trove of tidbits, including: