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Marines bring Britney Spears' 'Hold It Against Me' to Afghanistan desert in YouTube video

April 21, 2011 | 10:32 am

What do U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan do when they have a little bit of spare time on their hands? 

They cover Britney Spears, of course.

In this YouTube video, Marines in Afghanistan do their best impression of Spears as they lip-sync her single, "Hold It Against Me" -- dance break included.

The platoon has also offered versions of Miley Cyrus' "Party In the U.S.A." and Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls."

In a teaser video, the Marines announce they plan on covering Diddy-Dirty Money's smash, "Coming Home" -- appropriately pegged as their last video before they end their tour and return to the U.S.

-- Gerrick D. Kennedy